Marshall Sugar Cookies

1 cup powdered sugar 1 cup white sugar 1 cup butter ! cup Oil 1 tsp vanilla 2 eggs 4 ½ cups flour 1 tsp. salt 1tsp soda 1 tsp cream of tarter Cream together sugars and butter, add the oil and eggsand beat until fluffy. Add the dry ingredients to the mixture and mix…
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Black Friday Tips

I used to think the people who shopped on Black Friday were nuts! Why would you get up long before sunrise, stand in line outside and fight the crowds? Then one year, when I worked for WDAY-TV, I covered Black Friday. I have to admit, I got caught up in the excitement too. Not completely,…
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Using Veggies A Different Way This Thanksgiving

I started The Great Indoors as a way to celebrate the finer things between four walls: cooking, decorating, entertaining, crafting and more. But let’s be honest most weeks this blog is about food. Maybe it’s because, while I don’t consider myself a great cook, I’m a better cook than I am a decorator, hostess or…
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Cooking With An Old Friend

Okay, he’s not really old. In fact Scott Seiler is a couple of years younger than I am. But we go WAAAAAAAY back. I’m talking like bad 80’s hair and acid washed jeans back. Scott and I worked at WDAY-TV together in the late 80’s and early 90’s. We mostly covered the weekend shift, which…
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Congrats To Mary Murchie!

Congratulations to Mary Murchie! She’s the winner of our Hotdish contest. Her baked macaroni and cheese is creamy and delicious! I had a blast cooking with her! Check out our time together: