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Apple Spice Cake

Apple Spice Cake

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Apple Spice Cake I was looking for my Mother’s Spice Cake recipe and unfortunately it has been lost.  So I took my Aunt Hattie’s Applesauce Cake recipe from 1949 and made some modification to it, basically adding what I remember from my Mother Spice Cake […]

Sweet Cucumber Salad

Sweet Cucumber Salad

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Sweet Cucumber Salad This is another quick side salad recipe.  This Sweet Cucumber Salad is a perfect side dish for any BBQ or party.  It is quick and easy to make. For this recipe, you can peel the cucumbers or leave the skins on, just […]

Sautéed Apples

Sautéed Apples

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Sautéed Apples An easy recipe for Sautéed Apples that can be used in cakes, cupcakes, muffins, pastries or even just spooned over ice cream. In a large frying pan, add the diced apples, sugar, butter, vanilla bean paste (or vanilla extract) and cinnamon.  Sauté until […]

Crock Pot Moussaka

Crock Pot Moussaka

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Crock Pot Moussaka So this is what happens when you move and can’t find your large casserole dishes.  Easy solution, just pull out the crock pot.  This version of Crock Pot Moussaka definitely worked and still tasted delicious as if it were cooked in the […]

Corn Salad

Corn Salad

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Corn Salad Sorry, I know that it has been several months since I posted last.  I moved and well, the move didn’t go that well.  Never buy a house sight unseen.  Due to Covid-19, that is the situation I found myself in.  No homes to […]

Meatloaf

Meatloaf

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Meatloaf I’m Moving…Again!  This is the 15th move that I am making and I am cleaning out the pantry, freezer and refrigerator.  Typically, I use bread crumbs in my Meatloaf.  However, I ran out.  I did have cereal in the house, so I used that.  […]

Rack of Lamb

Rack of Lamb

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Rack of Lamb The quintessential Spring dish is a lamb.  I used to make a Leg of Lamb, but I switched to a Rack of Lamb about 10 years ago.  It is such an easy cut of meat to make.  No carving.  The nice thing […]

Garlic Chicken Soup

Garlic Chicken Soup

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Garlic Chicken Soup It was 86 degrees last week and today it’s 46 degrees.  Welcome back cold weather!  I moved to a state where nothing really freezes and I’m convinced that the germs that are out there never really die off.  With Covid-19, I like […]

Pearl Couscous

Pearl Couscous

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Pearl Couscous My Pearl Couscous recipe a quick and easy dish that packs a lot of flavor.   In a large pan, bring salted water to a boil.  Add the pearl couscous, olive oil and chicken soup base.  Do NOT use any flavor packet that may […]

Gourmet Beef Noodle Casserole

Gourmet Beef Noodle Casserole

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Gourmet Beef Noodle Casserole I received this Gourmet Beef Noodle Casserole recipe from my Aunt Carol.  After doing a little research, I think it may have been a Gooseberry Patch recipe, but I believe that recipe used the wide egg noodles.  We changed it to […]


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Apple Spice Cake

Apple Spice Cake

Apple Spice Cake I was looking for my Mother’s Spice Cake recipe and unfortunately it has been lost.  So I took my Aunt Hattie’s Applesauce Cake recipe from 1949 and made some modification to it, basically adding what I remember from my Mother Spice Cake […]

Meatloaf

Meatloaf

Meatloaf I’m Moving…Again!  This is the 15th move that I am making and I am cleaning out the pantry, freezer and refrigerator.  Typically, I use bread crumbs in my Meatloaf.  However, I ran out.  I did have cereal in the house, so I used that.  […]

Garlic Chicken Soup

Garlic Chicken Soup

Garlic Chicken Soup It was 86 degrees last week and today it’s 46 degrees.  Welcome back cold weather!  I moved to a state where nothing really freezes and I’m convinced that the germs that are out there never really die off.  With Covid-19, I like […]

Pearl Couscous

Pearl Couscous

Pearl Couscous My Pearl Couscous recipe a quick and easy dish that packs a lot of flavor.   In a large pan, bring salted water to a boil.  Add the pearl couscous, olive oil and chicken soup base.  Do NOT use any flavor packet that may […]

Gourmet Beef Noodle Casserole

Gourmet Beef Noodle Casserole

Gourmet Beef Noodle Casserole I received this Gourmet Beef Noodle Casserole recipe from my Aunt Carol.  After doing a little research, I think it may have been a Gooseberry Patch recipe, but I believe that recipe used the wide egg noodles.  We changed it to […]


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