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Mama Rico’s Cold Syrup

This is one of the recipes I get asked the most about…..My kids and Tim call it my Cold Buster Tea.  Its super easy to make and store.

This stuff works so much, our son Jonas actually talked about it in his wedding toast to us.   haha true story.  There’s video of it!   As soon as anyone in my family feels a cold coming on, they run to me, “MOM!  I need your magic tea!”….its SOOO easy to make!

Grab a wide mouth mason jar.  If you don’t have a wide mouth, any mason jar with a lid will do.   Wide mouth just makes it super easy.

Next grab some lemons, slice them up.  Fill the mason jar half way up with slices lemons

slice them up like this in little pieces so that they are easy to grab with a spoon.

Next slice up pieces of ginger and throw them into the mason jar.  I normally fill til the mason jar is 3/4 of the way filled with lemons and ginger.   The heat of the ginger will help you to sweat out all the gross stuff that is attacking your body.   Ginger is also known for its great digesting abilities.  Get rid of those nasty bugs attacking your body!

 

Next and very important, find LOCAL honey.   Not only will help with allergies but its so much better for you!   I get mine from Vinceks BBQ in East Bernard.   This honey is sooo amazing.   You can also try farmers markets, just ask them, “Is this local honey?”….find honey as close to your house as possible.   If you do go to Vinceks, check out their beef jerky.  No kidding, BEST beef jerky ever!   Oops, I got side tracked with beef jerky…ok back to making you better.  Also, remember to not give honey to anyone under 1 year old….ever!   Now fill the jar with honey, just pour it right over the lemons and ginger.  It will turn into a syrup and super easy to spoon out.   No other liquids needed.   Just honey, ginger and lemons….that is it.

Now keep it in the fridge for up to a month.   While you are sick, make yourself a hot cup of water and dump big spoonfulls of this stuff into your cup.  If you want extra help, use black or green tea bags in your cup.   Trust me, if you have a sore throat, this will help sooo much!   Let me know how it works for you!

Mama Rico’s Cold Syrup

This is one of the recipes I get asked the most about…..My kids and Tim call it my Cold Buster Tea.  Its super easy to make and store. This stuff works so much, our son Jonas actually talked about it in his wedding toast to us.   haha true story.  There’s video of it!   As soon as anyone in my family feels a cold coming on, they run to me, “MOM!  I need your magic tea!”….its SOOO easy to make! Grab a wide mouth mason jar.  If you don’t have a wide mouth, any mason jar with a lid will do.   Wide mouth just makes it super easy. Next grab some lemons, slice them up.  Fill the mason jar half way up with slices lemons slice them up like this in little pieces so that they are easy to grab with a spoon. Next slice up pieces of ginger and throw them into the mason jar.  I normally fill til the mason jar is 3/4 of the way filled with lemons and ginger.   The heat of the ginger will help you to sweat out all the gross stuff that is attacking your body.   Ginger is also known for its great digesting abilities.  Get rid of those nasty bugs attacking your body!   Next and very important, find LOCAL honey.   Not only will help with allergies but its so much better for you!   I get mine from Vinceks BBQ in East Bernard.   This honey is sooo amazing.   You can also try farmers markets, just ask them, “Is this local honey?”….find honey as close to your house as possible.   If you do go to Vinceks, check out their beef jerky.  No kidding, BEST beef jerky ever!   Oops, I got side tracked with beef jerky…ok back to making you better.  Also, remember to not give honey to anyone under 1 year old….ever!   Now fill the jar with honey, just pour it right over the lemons and ginger.  It will turn into a syrup and super easy to spoon out.   No other liquids needed.   Just honey, ginger and lemons….that is it. Now keep it in the fridge for up to a month.   While you are sick, make yourself a hot cup of water and dump big spoonfulls of this stuff into your cup.  If you want extra help, use black or green tea bags in your cup.   Trust me, if you have a sore throat, this will help sooo much!   Let me know how it works for you!

Easy Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

When it comes to making appetizers, I’m all about them being as easy as possible as I still have to make the main dish and possibly dessert.   These could not be easier or tastier!   They were gone in my house in 5 minutes.

The only problem I found with them was that I ate so much I made myself sick….but it was so worth it!  I probably ate half of these.   As usual, I called one of the kids to help me with this while I was making the main course.  Alex came down and made some homemade ranch dip for the wings and wedge salad, she also warmed up the cream cheese to spread on the jalapeno halves.  It makes me so happy when one of the kids helps me with dinner.   The time with them and the talks are invaluable.

Here is the recipe….like I said – SUPER EASY!

Ingredients
  • 1 block of cream cheese (softened) (or 2 depending on how big jalapenos are)
  • 12 jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise, seeds and membranes removed
  • 24 thin slices bacon
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.  I even put a cooling rack in there so that the grease from the bacon drips down.
  2.  Fill each jalapeno half with the cream cheese.  Wrap each stuffed pepper with a slice of bacon. Arrange bacon-wrapped peppers on the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until bacon is crispy, about 20 minutes.

That is it!  I told you, easy!  You can also add some cheddar cheese and mix with cream cheese, but I don’t like the extra grease from the cheddar.  Its all about what you like.  Dont forget to share the recipe and let me know how it came out for you!

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