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The Best Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe

Baked easy sugar cookie

I am so excited to share with you one of my childhood favorites.  My great-grandma Fern made the best easy sugar cookie recipe.  It's what I remember most about her.  We would walk into her home and she would be sitting in her chair watching Little House on the Prairie while quilting.  Quilting by … [Read more...]

Maple Nut Biscotti Recipe

Maple Nut Homemade Biscotti Recipe

I think I have loved biscotti even before I drank coffee. The crunchy, sweet biscuit, also known an “coffee bread,”is basically a twice-baked cookie that originated in Italy. Whatever its history, biscotti are genius. Not only are they easy to make, but extremely versatile. Virtually any flavor that … [Read more...]

Homemade Peach Coffee Cake Recipe

easy peach coffee cake recipe homemade

I have a real treat for you today!  If you're looking for an easy coffee cake for entertaining, this is the one.  It's unique because it's peach and my goodness is it delicious.  This is truly a coffee cake in that it has that crumbly texture that goest great with a big pot of coffee.  And because … [Read more...]

Easy Homemade Hamburger Pie Recipe

easy homemade hamburger pie recipe

I have an easy hamburger recipe for you today!  This easy homemade hamburger pie is so easy to make and I had it on the table in a little over 30 minutes!  I have to admit a few of the ingredients caused me to pause but together they were SO GOOD!  This hearty dinner recipe will surely be a hit at … [Read more...]

Autumn Raisin Cake Recipe

Delicious Autumn Raisin Cake Recipe

Raisin Cake is one of those recipes that has been around around since the wooden cook stove of pioneer days.  One of my lady friends received this raisin cake recipe from her mother, who learned it from her mother who learned it from her mother and so on. It truly is from the olden’ days – and the … [Read more...]

Homemade Pecan Spinach Dip Recipe

Homemade pecan spinach dip

You know I love dips!  So when I had the chance to share this homemade pecan spinach dip recipe, I was really excited.  I love spinach dip but adding the twist of ingredients with this one, make it a conversation piece.  Whether you're making this dip to enjoy during a football game or for an … [Read more...]

No Peek Crockpot Beef Stew

Easy Crockpot Beef Stew

This past Sunday I had the huge desire to make a big pot of beef stew.  Maybe it's the fall colors and the cool weather but I wanted to curl up under a quilt and enjoy a big bowl of soup while watching a movie.  Well, the movie and the curling up didn't happen with two young boys underfoot, but I … [Read more...]

Canning Homemade Applesauce

Applesauce Jars

I can actually say that canning has been a part of my family for years. When we were married in 2007, our first home was a tiny rental with carpet on every square inch. One might say that canning in such a context was far from ideal, but oh contraire! Our little home was also next to a giant … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Grill Ribs Recipe

Grilled Ribs Cooked in the Slow Cooker

I revolutionized the way I cook ribs by using my crockpot.  A few weeks ago we traveled down to Cincinnati to celebrate my 1st cousin's once removed birthday party.  His parents (the 1st cousins), made ribs for dinner.  And let me tell you, they were THE BEST ribs I've ever eaten.  I love ribs. I … [Read more...]