A Soft Boiled Egg

soft boiled egg

Many ways I’m sure there are many different ways to make soft-boiled eggs, but this is the way I do it. Wait until the water is boiling, then drop the egg(s) into the boiling water. I let the water continue to boil at a little more than a simmer, and I keep a lid on the kettle. You don’t need to do it the way I do it, and your eggs will probably get done … Read more

Homemade Sandwich Rolls

sandwich rolls

Homemade is better We had these sandwich rolls in the home of friends many moons ago (like 30 years). I made them regularly for a while and then somehow forgot about them. Recently, I pulled that recipe out and made a batch for an event. They were, I must say, a hit. A really big hit! I got this recipe from my friend Ann, and I have no idea where she got the recipe. She … Read more

Homemade Four Cheese Ravioli


Four cheese ravioli at its best This four cheese ravioli recipe comes from my daughter. Kudos Sarah Beth who improvises, tastes, tweaks, and tests until she comes up with her own favorite dishes. For this four cheese ravioli recipe, you can use the pasta recipe she uses, or you can make your own. To get Sarah Beth’s recipe, click here. Make the dough, but don’t use the pasta maker. Instead, roll the dough out using … Read more

Erma’s Homemade Bread

the bread is rising

A New Recipe There is nothing like the aroma of homemade bread, fresh out of the oven! I enjoy making bread, and I enjoy trying new recipes. This recipe makes a soft slice of bread – probably because it has milk as one of the ingredients. The story behind the recipe I begged this recipe off my niece who got it from her twin sister (also my niece, of course). Beth got the recipe from … Read more

Chicken Potato Chowder

chicken potato chowder

Chicken and Potatoes This chowder is hearty and healthy. The best part is that you get to add seasonings to your heart’s content. Use the seasonings your family likes and skip the ones they’d rather do without. You can add more cheese – or less. Stock for the chowder The best way to make this is to use your own stock. That means you cook a chicken – or parts of a chicken – in … Read more