Holiday Pumpkin Bread

Sometimes when you buy pumpkin around the holidays, you have to take one of those monster cans that are 32 oz because all the 16 oz ones are sold out…so you need to either make a second pumpkin pie (never a bad thing!) or find some other use for your left over pumpkin. This recipe … Continue reading

Holiday Raisin Pie (Wilderness Fruit Can)

There used to be several fruit pie filling companies that canned their wares and sold them at grocery stores nationwide in the US. Comstock, Lucky Leaf and Wilderness were three. Both Comstock and Wilderness are now owned by Duncan Hines. It’s a little difficult to find information on this because so many search results give … Continue reading

Cranberry Wheat Bread

This is another orange/cranberry bread that sounds lovely for an autumn meal. I wonder if you could make this as rolls instead of a loaf? Note, there is no yeast listed in the ingredients – the baking powder, baking soda and salt are your raising agents. Cranberry Wheat Bread 2 cups unsifted flour 1 cup … Continue reading

Cheese Balls

I feel like this is something good for a party and served with crackers. In the 1970s and 80s, cheese balls were a popular thing at parties – both cocktail parties and casual gatherings. These days you don’t see them as often (maybe for the best?), in favor of a cheese board with a variety … Continue reading

Crab Meat Dip

This recipe gives you some latitude for spiciness. Chili sauce traditionally is a mild red chili sauce – Heinz or similar variety. But, in this modern age of sriracha sauce, you can kick it up as spicy as you want! The sour cream will cool the burn and make this dip a savory star of … Continue reading