Is everyone else still eating a lot of comfort foods because of COVID-19, or is it just me? I feel like it might just only be me, and everyone else in the world is being super fit and exercising like crazy and eating salads and counting macros...and I'm over here still baking homemade breads and … Continue reading Cookie tip – how to freeze dough
We have two blackberry bushes in our front yard. We did have three, but Ted drove over one when we were loading pigs one time, and it snapped the canes off at the ground, never to return (too bad because that was a big blackberry bush!). This summer, one of those two bushes has taken … Continue reading Blackberry cobbler recipe
These are DELICIOUS!!! They're also very easy to whip up in just a few minutes, too. We were all very impressed with how tasty these were! I used this recipe. The only change I made was that I didn't have half and half when I made them so instead of brushing them with that, I … Continue reading Starbucks Copycat Pumpkin Scones Recipe
Have you ever burnt food in a pan so badly that you were sure you'd have to throw the pan away? Let me show you how Gramma Izzie taught me years ago to clean it quickly and cheaply! You need cheap vinegar, baking soda, and tin foil. Please note: do NOT do this on a … Continue reading Don’t toss out that pan!
I've been making homemade bread almost every single day since the lockdown started here in Ohio. Ted loves loves LOVES homemade bread. He says it's his Kryptonite. I think cooking good food is my love language to him. The last few times I've made my mother-in-law's rolls, I've eyed that dough, thinking it would make … Continue reading Cinnamon rolls recipe
I see a lot of people complaining that they can't get bags of frozen french fries and other "convenience" foods right now. I can't help but notice that the produce section is pretty full of fresh fruits and vegetables...and then I realized that maybe some folks don't know you can make your own fries from … Continue reading Homemade French fries
I am enjoying cooking from scratch so much during this shutdown. Cooking is one of my favorite past times; I find it relaxing, and I especially like vintage recipes from the 40s and 50s. Tonight, I made fish, and I decided to make hushpuppies to go along with it. THESE ARE AWESOME!!! They taste just … Continue reading Hushpuppies – nailed it!!!
We are doing our best to flatten the curve by staying home and by truly limiting our grocery store trips to just once or twice a month. Sometimes we run out of stuff, and I'm doing all I can to figure out how to make all of these items from scratch with what I have … Continue reading Homemade dishwasher soap – dirt cheap recipe!
Once when I was a kid,, I heard an old lady at a church supper say, "There are two kinds of cooks at church suppers: the ones who bring biscuits out of a can, and the ones who bring biscuits made from scratch." LOL I want to be the type that makes the biscuits from … Continue reading Biscuit quest – try #1
I made these today for lunch, and they are fast, easy, cheap, and DELICIOUS! Ted just loves these. Ingredients 2 small cans tuna, drained 2 eggs @ 3/4 cup breadcrumbs 1/2 onion 1 Tbl mustard 1 tsp lemon pepper Salt & pepper to taste Mix it all together well and form it into patties (about … Continue reading Tuna patties recipe