Crispy 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 cup fine dried bread crumbs 1/4 teaspoon tarragon leaves 1/4 teaspoon chives 1/4 teaspoon parsley Read More …

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. Ingredients: 1 (9-inch) graham cracker pie crust 1 envelope Knox unflavored gelatine 1 teaspoon ground Read More …

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 exhibitied something there. Last year I made holiday themed candy corn cookies – similar to Read More …

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 for, you will get 4 dozen, but I usually end up with a little less Read More …

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 gave us some recipes and then explained her (rather organic) process of putting them together.  Read More …

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 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon Read More …

Honey Bun Coffee 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 sugar 3 cups powdered sugar 1/2 cup milk Instructions: Grease and flour a 9×13 pan Read More …

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 husband, but I found 1 book that was calling my name. It was a copy Read More …

Preferred Content

Here at MouseInMyPocket, I’m always trying to decide what topics to write about.  I have a bit of erratic personality – so I tend to write posts about lots of different topics.  That’s everything from agriculture to crafting, from food to fashion, to the adventures in my daily life.  For those of you that read Read More …