Pork BBQ

pork bbq

Pork BBQ is a southern dish Pork BBQ is a southern dish and I confess I never had it before I moved to southern Virginia. I grew up on pork chops, ham, and bacon. But other pork dishes were fairly new to me, including this recipe. It’s an easy fundraiser for folks in the south, and you can add coleslaw, baked beans, and a bun to go with it. When you’re doing a fundraiser, you … Read more

Red Hots Jello

red hots jello

Red hots flavor! My neighbor Carol has many dishes she makes. She’s one of those people who, when asked to bring one dish to an event, shows up with four or five dishes. She showed up at a meal the other week with several dishes, and this red hots jello was one of them. You’ll never know there is lemon jello in this dish because you never taste the lemon. What you taste is apples and … Read more

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