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

Gravy Soup, not very gravy-like

Still being in my soup mood, I thought it would be nice to try Gravy Soup, which was posted a few recipes back. Considering the name, I thought this would be a thicker, gravy or stew like soup. With this in mind, I set out my ingredients. I hope you will forgive the image quality … Continue reading