On the home stretch…

My dear, patient readers and friends, Last year I asked for your patience as I went on hiatus for some home construction. You can look at the post previous to this one to see where we were at that time – concrete floors, framed walls, no insulation.  Although it has taken longer than predicted – … Continue reading

Beef Casserole (Deluxe)

Not just beef casserole, but a deluxe beef casserole…whee! I’m not sure on this one. The beef part sounds fine, but adding cottage and cream cheese just goes in the wrong direction for me.

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 65ยบ cold lol! We have thin skins here haha) Shepherds Pie is a favorite in my family, and I made it recently. … Continue reading

Vegetable Pasta Salad

Written on a note pad from the Hotel Du Pont in Wilmington, DE is this recipe for Vegetable Pasta Salad. It seems like a fairly straight forward pasta salad side dish, although I personally would not use any of these veggies. I’d probably make it with fresh veggies, no beans, chopped red onion, and sliced … Continue reading

Spiced Apple Rings

Two for the price of one! These are virtually identical, with just a bit of added detail on the second card. They sound yummy and perfect for fall canning.

Pork Roast (FHK)

Back before internet searches and cooking channel shows, we didn’t have many celebrity chefs, mainly the humble home cook and a few Julia Child types from which to source our recipes. In this instance, FHK refers to the person who shared this recipe, and I think it was Freida Koch. I believe I saw that … Continue reading

Mushroom Sauce

Well, hello there! I got behind on posting, procrastinated, and all of a sudden it’s November! What the heck happened?? Here’s a recipe for a mushroom sauce that might be nice with a steak or chicken dish.