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 really hope you try this recipe for corn casserole.  I think you’ll enjoy it. Ingredients: Read More …

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 for Chicken and Gnocchi soup?  Have you considered making it with some of the leftovers Read More …

Homemade 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 cinnamon applesauce?  It’s great fresh if you need a large amount, like for a family Read More …

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 salt Instructions: Add all ingredients to a medium saucepot. Mix well, stirring constantly over low Read More …

Pickled 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 two of us, I think the 4 banana pepper plants he planted might have been Read More …

Using Pectin

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 I’ve been a big fan of jams and jellies.  Really, this means I need to Read More …

Jam On

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 out two of the recipes from the book.  I started with a batch of Strawberry Read More …

Easter Blossoms

These flowers are a fun and colorful way to celebrate the spring holiday. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter (must be butter), softened 1 3-ounce package of cream cheese, softened 1-1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour Pastel coated candies Optional: add 1/4 teaspoon almond extract Read More …