Vanilla Almond Cake

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cup sugar1 cup butter1 tsp vanilla2 3/4 cup sifted cake flour1 tsp baking powder1 1/3 cup milk1 cup almonds, finely chopped6 egg whites, stiffly beatenwhite frosting STEP BY STEP: Cream together sugar, butter, and vanillaStir together the Read More …

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Sweet And Spicy Sausage Meatballs

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 lb pork sausage3 tbsp dry bread crumbs1 large egg1 tbsp finely chopped onion1 tsp finely chopped parsley3/4 tsp worcestershire sauce4 frozen Sara Lee croissants1/3 cup apricot preserves1/3 cup prepared barbecue sauce STEP BY STEP: Combine pork, bread crumbs, Read More …

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Creamed Cauliflower Soup

INGREDIENTS: 1 head cauliflower, divided into florets6 medium spring onions1 bay leaf3/4 c. almonds, flaked3 1/2 c. vegetable or chicken stock1 c. milkBlack pepper, ground as requiredSalt as required STEP BY STEP: Cook the cauliflower florets, spring onions, bay leaf Read More …

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All About Gardening

Gardening is perhaps one of the best hobbies that a more laborious nature lover can take up. The reason why I choose to call this hobby laborious is because it surely does involve a good deal of physical activity. This Read More …

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Cream Of Crab Soup

INGREDIENTS: 1 lb crab meat1 stick butter1/4 tsp pepper1/2 cup flour1 quart half and half1 1/2 cup chicken broth1 tbsp parsley1 tbsp old Bay1 cup milk STEP BY STEP: Melt butter and blend in flour. Stir until smooth.Slowly stir in Read More …

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Are You Kidding Me Cake

So simple and easy! Delicious cake that the whole family will love! INGREDIENTS:3 large eggs1 box cake mix (any flavor)1 can pie filling (any flavor) STEP BY STEP:Put the three ingredients into a bowl, mix them well.Spread the mixture into Read More …

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Valentine’s Day Raisin Scones

INGREDIENTS: 3 1/4 cup all-purpose flour1 cup golden raisins1 cup milk1 tsp salt2 tsp baking soda4 tsp cream of tartar5 tbsp sugar6 tbsp (3/4 stick) well-chilled butter or margarineunsalted butterstrawberry jam STEP BY STEP: Preheat oven to 425 F.Lightly flour Read More …

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Valentine’s Day Purple Passion

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup lemon juice1/4 cup sugar1 can (6 oz) frozen grape juice [thawed]3 juice cans of cold waterice STEP BY STEP: In a pitcher, combine the grape juice, cold water, lemon juice, and sugar.Stir until the sugar is dissolved; Read More …

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Beginning Gardeners

The best advice that we can give beginning gardeners is to start small. Too many new gardeners underestimate the amount of work that can go into a large garden. By August when the weeds are overtaking their garden they become Read More …

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Cracked Wheat Bread

A great old-fashioned bread like Grandma used to bake! INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup cracked wheat fine1 1/2 cup boiling water1 pkg active dry yeast1/3 cup warm water, about 100-110 deg1/4 cup butter, softened1 1/2 tbsp salt2 tbsp molasses2 tbsp honey1 cup Read More …

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5 Things to Do with Leftover Biscuits

Tips from Grandma’s Kitchen! 5+ Things to Do with Leftover Biscuits We all know that buttery, flaky biscuits are considered a Southern staple. You can dress them up with fruity jams, savory butters, or just stick a piece of crispy Read More …

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3 Ingredient Nacho Dip

If you are looking for a fast, but delicious snack idea this chili and cream cheese nacho dip is all you need! A great dip to fix when you’re in a hurry! INGREDIENTS:2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese2 (15 ounce) Read More …

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Bread Pudding

To some, Bread pudding is simply cubed stale bread that is soaked in a mixture of milk, sugar, and eggs, and then baked.To others, it is so much more! When soaked in custard and mixed with your choice of sweet Read More …

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Did you know

Did you know that you can make cookies from any box of cake mix. Just add 2 eggs and 1/3 cup oil to any 18 oz mix.Drop by teaspoonfuls or 1-inch mounds… onto a cookie sheet and bake at 350 Read More …

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Baked Sausage, Egg and Biscuits

Ingredients 1 can buttermilk biscuits,1 lb JD sausage,1 cup shredded mozzarella,1 cup shredded cheddar,6 eggs,3/4 cup milk,salt & pepper. Directions Press biscuits in bottom of pan, crumble sausage and mix in bowl with eggs pour over biscuits and top cheese Read More …

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Some Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Barbecue

Every spring, North Americans (particularly the Southern United States) gear up their grill, stock up on the meat and prepare for those mouth-watering barbecues. But how much do we really know about the art of barbecuing?Barbecue or barbeque or BBQ… Read More …

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Minced Meat & Onion Pie

Minced beef is cooked with vegetables and seasonings served encase in flaky pastry.The filling is similar to shepherds pie.Starting with ground beef, chopped onions and carrots all cooked with a beef stock to make a rich beefy filling. INGREDIENTS:For the Read More …

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NANA’S VEGETABLE SOUP

INGREDIENTS: 2 to 3 lb. boneless beef roast1 c. onions1 c. celery1 c. carrots1 c. green beans1 c. lima beans1 c. peas1 c. corn1 c. okra2 chicken bouillon cubes1 qt. tomatoes2 beef bouillon cubes1 tsp. pepper2 qt. water1 tbsp. sugar1/2 Read More …

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Homemade Bagel

INGREDIENTS: 2 cup warm water about 100°-115°F2 pkg active dry yeast3 tbsp sugar3 tsp salt5 3/4 cup unsifted all purpose-flour3 qt water with 1 tbsp sugar1 egg yolk beaten with 1 tbsp waterCornmeal STEP BY STEP: Combine water and yeast Read More …

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NANA’S TOMATO & CHEESE MACARONI

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups macaroni1 quarts tomatoes1 tsp. sugar1 tsp. dry mustard1/2 tsp salt1/4 tsp pepper1/4 tsp celery seed1 cup grated cheddar cheese STEP BY STEP: Cook and drain macaroni according to package directions. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spoon 1/3 Read More …

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