Pecan Bars

I made some fabulous pecan bars for a party on the 4th. One of the things I love about this recipe is it’s like having pecan pie, but doesn’t require as much effort to make or eat. I found this … Continue reading

Corn Casserole

corn casserole

This time of year, I’m constantly needing to come up with dishes to bring to potluck dinners and parties.  Thanks to my aunt Julie sharing this recipe with me, I have a super simple and delicious new dish to bring. I … Continue reading

Let’s Talk Turkey (Leftovers)

Now that Halloween is over, it’s time to start talking about Turkey, and all the other things that go with Thanksgiving. So today, I’m sharing with you a great way to use some of your Thanksgiving leftovers. Remember my recipe … Continue reading

Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce

cinnamon applesauce

It’s the first day of fall and I that means I can start making some of those wonderful fall flavored dishes.  And what better way to start my fall cooking out right that to make a batch of Mamaw’s homemade … Continue reading

Chocolate Pour Over Icing

This is my mother-in-law’s recipe for chocolate pour over icing.  It’s amazing served with yellow cake and ice cream. Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 1/4 cup white corn syrup 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup butter 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa 1/4 teaspoon … Continue reading

Dill Pickles

dill pickles

With over 6 gallons of Bread and Butter Pickles in my root cellar, I decided to try a new pickle recipe – Dill.  My handy cook book even had a couple variations of Dill pickles – regular and kosher.  I … Continue reading

Pickled Peppers

picked peppers

Right now, my garden is full of peppers, mostly banana peppers. You know the ones I’m talking about.  They come in the box when you order pizza from town (at least when you order it from Papa John’s). With just … Continue reading

Using Pectin

strawberry jam

It’s spring, which means it’s time to start thinking about your garden and what you want to put in it.  For me, that means thinking about what I want to make with my plants from the garden – and lately … Continue reading

Jam On

strawberry jam

I got the Jam On cookbook for Christmas, and have been waiting for the perfect time to try out a few of the recipes.  Thanks to the local FFA having their annual strawberry sale, I got the chance. I tried … Continue reading