Oven Bake Lasagna

I wonder how many times I’ve called my sister Alice for this recipe. Oh, I wrote it down, all right. I just kept losing the paper I  had it on. One day I finally put the recipe on a pink index card and stuck it in the Longaberger recipe holder I own. So now when I want to make this recipe, I just look for the pink index card. Oh, but there are a few … Read more

Homemade Pizza Dough

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-one.  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.
PIZZA dough

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Our house was dubbed Linger Longer by the folks who built the house in 1927.  We’ve lived here for 21 years, and I’ve cooked a mess of meals in this kitchen!  Families have their own recipe favorites, and so does mine.  In this section, you’ll find recipes that are used most often in our kitchen at Linger Longer.   These are the ones I turn to readily, and I hope you’ll enjoy them as well.

Sweet Potato Bake

My family especially enjoys this dish at Thanksgiving and Christmas. It’s an easy addition because it can be prepared a day or two ahead and then baked when the big day arrives.  Cooked sweet potatoes spruced up nutmeg and other additions make this an easy entree to a holiday meal. Sometimes I cook and peel the potatoes days ahead (3-5 days).  Just store them in a tightly closed container in the refrigerator.  When I’m ready … Read more