Homemade Unbaked Cheesecake

This cheesecake is light and refreshing.  It can be made ahead and frozen.  You can serve it with fruit or plain – either way, it’s delicious. You can choose regular jello or sugar-free jello and decrease the sugar if you’re wanting to decrease the calories. The ingredients are lemon jello, evaporated milk, cream cheese and sugar.  For the crust, you’ll need melted butter and crushed graham cracker crumbs.  Adding a small amount of confectioner’s sugar … Read more

Homemade Apple Goodie

  Need a quick and easy apple dessert?  Here is one for you.  Start with tart apples and add your sugar and spices. Then make an oatmeal crumb topping.  Serve plain, with cool whip, milk, or ice cream. I am able to save time by using my home canned apple pie filling.  Then all I need to do is make the topping.  (I will post this recipe at another date.)  Yet when I have extra … Read more

Soft-boiled Eggs with Avocado

Looking for a simple, easy,  nutritious breakfast? Here is one of my favorites.  There’s really no recipe.  All you need is a ripe avocado and a soft-boiled egg along with some sea salt and pepper.  Butter (optional) or olive oil can be added – but I usually don’t. Avocados are a healthy food.  Rich in protein, potassium (more than a banana), Vitamin K and healthy fats, avocados are said to aid in the prevention and/or … Read more

Old Time Sour Cream Cookies

Sour cream cookies – a recipe over a century old. This recipe is over 100-years old, and it was given to me by one of my aunts at a bridal shower.  She wrote, “This recipe I copied from my sister Annie’s book in 1927. [That was over twenty-five years before I was born!] She got it from our grandma Savilla Miller.”  My great-grandma Savilla was born in 1846. Isn’t that unique, to have a recipe … Read more

Baked Macaroni

When you’re searching for an easy recipe to take to a potluck or to serve for Sunday lunch, this recipe is an easy go-to one. There is  no last-minute stirring and mixing because it will have been done three hours earlier. You can choose your style of macaroni; I usually use elbow macaroni, but that’s entirely up to you.  You’ll need butter, milk, shredded cheese (or Velveeta), and Salt and Pepper.  Oh yes, you’ll need … Read more