Ripe Cucumber Pickles (for yellow cucumbers)

You might think to yourself “why would you need to note that the cucumbers should be ripe” when you first glance at this recipe card. Honestly, I have only made sweet pickles and have never processed them to be stored in the pantry; I freely admit my lack of knowledge in most things pickling. But, … Continue reading

Homemade Bisquick

If you ever thought in a moment of frugality that you could make something just as easily as buy it (and often at less expense) then you might like to try this recipe for homemade Bisquick. Bisquick is a baking base mix that has numerous uses for pastry, biscuits, pies, cobblers and more. We use … Continue reading

Beef & Grits Casserole

I think this one is going to be a hard no for me. I’m not a huge fan of grits to start with. What is your experience – do you love them or leave them? Beef & Grits Casserole 1 recipe Jim Dandy Grits for 6 servings 2 eggs well beaten 1 1/2 pounds of … 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

Garden Supper Casserole

I meant to have this posted last week, but item is an enemy some days. This recipe isn’t appealing to me – there are a whole lot of peas and tomatoes in it and those two are not on my list of “approved” veggies. It sounds like a meat & veg casserole. I love the … Continue reading