Macaroni & Cheese Italia

The handwriting on this card is very different from the cursive on several others, so I’m guessing it was written out by a friend and shared. People used to do that sort of thing. Now we just email or text the recipes to our friends and no one knows how bad our writing is! This … Continue reading

Pizza Casserole

Happy Thursday, folks! I hope everyone is sequestering well and not experiencing cabin fever. We at Casa de Gram’s are doing fine and soldiering on. Today’s casserole looks like it might be something good for tired moms and dads to make after a long day of wrangling children, pets and work. Pizza Casserole Brown 2 … Continue reading

Spinach & Dill Dip (Donna)

Sometimes, planning for a party is more fun than the actual party turns out, right? I love thinking about the foods, how they will be arranged, staging the preparation, and working on it all even though it stresses me out so much! Here’s a tasty sounding recipe that reminds me of something my sister used … Continue reading

Italian Style Casserole (Nancy Tucker)

While you are holed up in your self-quarantine, this might be a hearty, robust casserole for a hungry family. Looks like the macaroni will make a single layer topped with a beefy and tomato-y layer. Italian Style Casserole (Nancy Tucker) 1 lb ground beef 1 medium onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 T salad … Continue reading

Velvet Freeze

This sounds like a delicious recipe that can be eaten as a fancy dessert. The use of evaporated milk will give this recipe a more dense consistency than if it were to use cream. Evaporated milk is simply milk with 60% of the water removed. It can be reconstituted by adding water, or used as … Continue reading

Pineapple Philly Pie

This could be a sweet and creamy, cheesecake-y type dessert. I don’t usually go for pineapple myself, but this could be really good. I think the cream cheese would soften the sharpness of the pineapple and be a really nice balance. Pineapple Philly Pie 1/3 c sugar 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 c crushed pineapple (do … Continue reading

Philly Frosting

I make a frosting similar to this but with more cream cheese and no milk. This would be nice on any of the spice cakes you make this holiday season. when making frosting with powdered sugar, I recommend adding the sugar a little at a time to prevent the billowing of the fine particles, or … Continue reading