Small Fruitcakes

This recipe calls for Angelica, an ingredient I had never heard of before this. So what is Angelica? As it turns out, it’s somewhat like celery. Sounds weird, right?! I read it described as a combination of flavors from celery, anise and juniper. Apparently, this is much more well known in Europe as that’s where … Continue reading

Traditional Pumpkin Pie (Donna)

Just in time for Thanksgiving, here’s a recipe for pumpkin pie. It really seems similar – if not identical – to the one on the pumpkin can. Traditional Pumpkin Pie (9 inch) – Donna 1 9 in unbaked pastry shell 1 15 oz can pumpkin (about 2 cups) 1 14 oz Eagle Brand sweetened condensed … Continue reading

Golden Peach Pie

Summer fruit pies are some of our favorites. I made a peach pie a couple weeks ago and it was divine. This particular recipe card leaves out a lot of information, so see my notes after the recipe. Golden Peach Pie 3/4 c sugar or 2/4 white sugar and 1/4 brown sugar 2 or 3 … Continue reading

Caraway Puffs (Rolls)

Caraway seeds are the thumbnail-shaped seeds you find in some breads, and have an aromatic flavor. They are most commonly used in rye bread to add that distinctive flavor to a nice loaf (and paired with pastrami, oh yum). Caraway is considered a savory seasoning in cooking, and can be used with pork dishes, added … Continue reading

Pancakes (my recipe)

While this does say “my recipe” it’s not actually MY recipe. It belonged to whomever had all these recipes I am now blogging for you. It goes without saying that once you have the mix, cook on a griddle until done. Pancakes (my recipe) 1 1/4 cups flour 2 1/2 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp … Continue reading