Peach Pecan Amaretto Preserves

Peach Pecan Amaretto Preserves

This recipe for Peach Pecan Amaretto Preserves with Golden Raisins is amazing.  This recipe takes quite a while, especially if you wait the 2 weeks for the preserves to mellow before you eat it, but the final product is well … Continue reading

Crispy Herb Fried Chicken

herb fried chicken

This is another great recipe that was advertised in the Nov. 1979 Cuisine.  I’ve been thinking about attempting to fry my own chicken for a while now, and this recipe might just get me there. Ingredients: 1/2 cup flour 1/4 … Continue reading

No-Bake Pumpkin Pie


I recently came into the possession of a copy of Cuisine Magazine that was published in November 1979 – thanks Aunt Anna.  This recipe for no-bake pumpkin pie was advertized in it, and looks like it would be pretty good. … Continue reading

Fair Foods


It’s getting close to fair time again here.  That means it’s time for me to decide what types of foods I’m going to make for open class at the Gibson County Fair.  There hasn’t been a year that I’ve not … Continue reading

Quick Lemon Crispies

quick lemon crispies

This recipe for a lemon cookie is great dipped in dark chocolate, or served by itself.   And, because the recipe uses pudding mix for flavoring, you can easily make other flavors.  If you make them small like the recipe calls … Continue reading

Farmer’s Daughter Chipotle Potato Salad


Recently, one of my favorite restaurants, The Farmer’s Daughter had a cooking class featuring Summer Salads.  The class was a lot of fun, even if I’m not usually a big fan of these types of foods.  At the event, she … Continue reading

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies


This is the recipe for the “healthy” cookies I made for my sister Kayla’s bridal shower.  Everyone seemed to like them well enough.  Even with the cake, chocolate chunk cookies, and sugar cookies, I didn’t have many left. Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading

Honey Bun Coffee Cake

Honey Bun Cake

This recipe for honey bun coffee cake is a favorite sweet breakfast food at our Home Ec meetings. Ingredients: 1 box yellow cake mix 4 eggs 1 cup sour cream 3/4 cup vegetable oil 3 teaspoons cinnamon 1 cup brown … Continue reading

Old Time Recipes


We recently received a large collection of books from my Uncle Scott. Most of those books were agriculture yearbooks. There were books from the earliy 1900s all the way up to the 1990s. Now those books are actually for my … Continue reading