Coconut Custard Pie

Due to an error in judgement as a teen, I can no longer enjoy coconut. My friends and I were going to represent the Philippines in an international fair for Girl Scouts, and we made these coconut haystack cookie things. Well, being kids, we ate a lot of the mix before it was baked, and … Continue reading

20 Minute Fudge

While I’m not very good at making candy, this might be a little easier. Fudges are basically ingredients, mixed together, then allowed to set. Easier recipes like this were designed for women who – like me – didn’t excel with candy. But this looks easy enough to try. 20 Minute Fudge 1 egg, well beaten … Continue reading

Sweet Cucumber Slices

It’s the first full week of May, did you plant your cucumber seeds? ┬áIf you did, in a couple months you should be enjoying fresh cucumbers, and if a bumper crop, you will have excess. You could try pickling with a simple recipe like this one. Sweet Cucumber Slices 1 cup sugar 1 tsp mustard … Continue reading

Lasagna

You can never have too many lasagna recipes, in my opinion. They may not always be significantly different, but sometimes you can take ideas and methods from various recipes to combine into your “own” special method. My mother used to put slices of pepperoni into hers on occasion. I loved that. These days, if I … Continue reading

Self-frosting Spice-Nut Cake

From another site on the internet, I saw a comment that in the 1960s, the easiest food was the best food. A cake that frosts itself must have seemed like a dream to homemakers who baked a cake every week (or in some cases every day). Not to say that making frosting is difficult, but … Continue reading