Cheese-y Party Recipes

We are back in business, folks! I thank you for your patience for the past year. Let me just say that when you endeavor to renovate your home, it will likely take much longer than you expect, and if you live in your home during the project, add another month or two. O.o Anyway, what … Continue reading

Swedish Timbale Iron

I have had this thing forever! I was unpacking a box of miscellany today and found it along with another gem I will save for a future post. My mother had this, it had been her mother’s. I don’t remember Mom ever using it. It is a Swedish Timbale Iron… We aren’t Swedish lol and … Continue reading

Enchilada Casserole

This is another microwave casserole I made during the dark days of no stove or oven during construction. I adapted it from a recipe that required baking, but I realized I could do it the easy way. I have made it with Fritos and gourmet tortilla chips, but I found regular old tortilla chips in … Continue reading

Sheppards Pie (Shepherds Pie)

Here where I live, it is finally getting cold enough to make some of the wonderful comfort foods & casseroles that sustain us through the long winter (if you consider a high of 65┬║ cold lol! We have thin skins here haha) Shepherds Pie is a favorite in my family, and I made it recently. … Continue reading

Gingerbread Cookies – Egg Free

This may or may not be a vintage recipe, but I wanted to share all the same. ┬áThere are lots of people who like gingerbread but can’t have it when made with eggs. This happens to be my mother’s gingerbread recipe and it is egg free. My 7 year old daughter made these recently with … Continue reading

A side project

I get asked to help people out quite often, with old recipes, figuring out ingredients & measurements, stuff like that. Recently, I was asked to help out a lady who is starting up a philanthropic food truck to help high school and college students. Her challenge has been not coming up with the ideas or … Continue reading

Fruit cakes!

Every year on the weekend after Thanksgiving I start to think about my holiday baking, and sometimes I even start it. This year was no exception and the holiday baking for me starts with fruit cake. Of course I use Granny Marvel’s recipe because that is the one I know my dad loves. I make … Continue reading