Veronica Gantley

My Name is Veronica Gantley, but all my friends call me Vonnie. I am a Catholic mom, wife and sister. I am a recipe contest winner, blogger, photographer and writer. I am a lover of freshly baked bread, Krispy Kreme donuts and a great cup of coffee. I live in Coastal Virginia with my husband of almost 20 years, daughter and rescue dog Meeka.

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Oct 23

Hot Toddy

  Submitted By: Veronica Gantley This Hot Toddy is just what the doctor ordered. I you have the sniffles and feel bad this drink will cure what ails you.  

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Aug 18

Bourbon Burger

  Submitted by:  Veronica Gantley Delicious twist on the old fashioned burger.  Impress your friends with this special flavor or make one for just you. Enjoy!  

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Aug 15

Zesty Chicken Spread

  Submitted by:  Veronica Gantley Quick and easy appetizer for your next gathering or a light meal for you.  This recipe can easily be brought down in fat and calories by substituting your choice of cream cheese and mayonnaise.  

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Aug 04

Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue

  Submitted by:  Veronica Gantley This is one of those recipes you can enjoy just about anytime. It is great for lunch or dinner and it makes a lot so you can have leftovers well into the week. After you cook it you can also freeze it. Because I am from the south, any barbecue …

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Jul 29

Deviled Eggs

  Submitted by:  Veronica Gantley Deviled eggs have proved to be a great side dish at any gathering.  Bring a plate next time and see how fast they disappear! Tip:  For the best peeling results use eggs that are a week or two old.  

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Jul 27

Fake Chicken and Snow Pea Stir-Fry

  Submitted by:  Veronica Gantley Monkey girl last week decided she wanted to be a vegetarian   She watched this documentary called Food Inc. So we bought some vegetarian items from the grocery store.  This lasted maybe a week. As we are going into Target the smell of chick-fil-a waifs past us. Monkey Girl decides she wants some chicken …

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Jul 13

Chiles Rellenos Casserole

  Submitted by:  Veronica Gantley I have often brought this casserole to a friends in need. When someone is recovering from an accident, preparing for moving day, has a death in the family, is remodeling their kitchen. or tending to a sick relative, I love to help them out. I have never met anyone who …

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Jul 09

Grilled London Broil

  Submitted by:  Veronica Gantley This London Broil recipe is very versatile. It is a big cut of meat. Cook for 15 minutes on each side and it is done.  It is one of those cuts of meat that can not be made well done. I love to make a Steak Sandwich or Steak Salad …

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Jul 09

Chicken and Dumplings

  Submitted by:  Veronica Gantley Today has been a chilly day.  It is spring break for Monkey Girl.  She is all snuggled with me on the couch with a blanket. “Mom, she asks, can you make some Chicken and Dumplings?”  “Of course, I tell her, as I get up from the couch.”  It is these …

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Jul 02

Cucumber, Peanut and Chive Salad

  Submitted by:  Veronica Gantley I have a few more cucumbers left in my garden. This year I have been truly blessed. Between my Mother-in-Law and Mrs. Barnes who lives down the street I have a bumper crop of wonderful cucumbers. I have canned dill and bread and butter pickles. I have made the traditional …

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