My Favorite Potato Salad

potato salad

The Best of the Best Hands down, this is my favorite potato salad recipe. I got it from my sisters in Maryland who got it from our niece-in-law Beth in Nebraska, who got it from her Grandma Cross in Indiana. Good recipes are like that. They travel by taste of mouth and before you know it, you’ve got a recipe that came from someone who got it from someone else who got it from . … Read more

Sour Cream Raisin Bars

raisin bars

The Bars This Sour Cream Raisin Bars recipe is a new recipe for me, but I like it! You’ll make a crust and a filling. The filling goes between the top and bottom crust. If you’re a fan of raisins and oatmeal, you’ll like this recipe. Even though you have to cook the filling, it really doesn’t take any longer than baking a batch of cookies because it’s all put into one pan. For the … Read more

Rice Vegetable Medley

vegetable rice

When time is short, this rice-vegetable medley is an easy fix for dinner. I’ve discovered that children who won’t eat the likes of carrots or peas end up liking this dish, especially if they like rice. Carrots and peas add color to the white of rice. I suggest you use rice that only needs to cook for twenty minutes, or wait to add the vegetables until near the end of cooking for rice that needs … Read more

Bean Salad

bean salad

Summer Salad When someone tells me they’re bringing bean salad to a carry-in, I get excited. When that someone is Dave’s aunt, I get doubly-excited! Aunt Babe (her real name is Miriam but she’s Babe to her family) got this recipe from her oldest sister Esther, so I guess we could say it’s Aunt Esther’s recipe. Have it your way bean salad As with any recipe, you can tweak the beans or the amounts of … Read more

Cream Cheese Fruit Delight

Cream Cheese Dessert. This is a great dessert, no matter which season of the year. I grew up on this dessert, and someone almost always brought it to family reunions or church potluck dinners. It’s one of those dishes that keeps people coming back for more. We referred to this as Cherry Delight because it was often made with cherries. Sometimes we made Blueberry Delight. I’ve changed the name because when you’re making it with … Read more