Easy Dinner Rolls

The backstory of my bread making [This recipe is one of the most popular ones on this blog. I posted it four years ago and am re-posting it today because I know that new readers have probably not seen it yet. This is a keeper, for sure!] I grew up in a home with a bakery attached to the kitchen. My mother had a bread business; she mixed and baked sixty pounds of dough (two-pound … Read more

Homemade Pizza Dough

pizza dough

Homemade is best! My family loves homemade pizza. The recipe for the pizza dough comes from my sister Loretta, who lives in Nebraska. She’s a mom to five and grandmother of twenty-three. I snarfed this recipe from her when we visited in Nebraska many years ago. It’s simple and easy to make. Olive oil and regular dough ingredients such as flour, sugar, yeast and salt make up this recipe. The Dough This recipe makes three … Read more

Stuffed Easter Eggs OR Deviled Eggs

Whatever-You-Call-’em-Eggs Whether you call them deviled eggs, stuffed eggs, salad eggs, picnic eggs or pickled eggs, they’re still the same. Recipes for these are as varied as the persons who make them. To make the whites of the eggs Easter or pastel colors, you simply peel the hard-boiled egg, cut the egg in half and remove the yolk. Store the yokes in a closed container in the refrigerator until ready to use. To color the … Read more

Shepherd’s Pie

shepherd's pie

The Pie Shepherd’s pie is a dish that can use some left-over items. If you fried a bunch of hamburger and have some leftover, if you’ve got a bowl of mashed potatoes left, or even if you have some vegetables leftover, you can combine them to make this dish. The How Saute some onions and garlic in butter, then add your fried hamburger (or fry your hamburger in with the onions and garlic); then add … Read more

Sweet Potato Bake

A “sweet” potato dish. This sweet potato bake is a great addition to a spring or Easter meal. My family especially enjoys this dish at Thanksgiving and Christmas, but it works great anytime. If you want something festive for an occasion, try this dish. You can make it ahead of time and bake it the day you’re serving guests. Cooked sweet potatoes spruced up with nutmeg and other additions make this an easy entree to … Read more