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

Italian Cheesecake, made

Quite some time ago, I posted a recipe called Italian Cheesecake. At the time, I thought it sounded really good and that maybe I would try it someday. This past weekend was the time, and I tried it! It was very easy, not a difficult process at all, and the result is really lovely. The … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Eggs, Made

Not too long ago, I posted three recipes for peanut butter eggs, and at the time I thought they sounded pretty easy. So, this past weekend I decided to try one of them! Here we go. Here’s the ingredient list: 1 lb box xxx sugar 3/4 c melted butter or oleo pinch of salt 1/2 … 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

Construction project

Originally posted on Notes from the Melody Maker:
It has been many years since I made a gingerbread house from scratch. I have a vague memory of doing this as a kid, and in between I did one from a kit that had pre made house pieces and awful tasting royal icing. I had a…