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

Colored Easter Eggs

Coloring eggs for Easter was a yearly tradition.  I don’t know how many days the colored eggs sat in a basket on the kitchen table, but I am certain it was not just a day or two.  We ate them, and no one got sick. A week or two before Easter, our mother hard-boiled several dozen eggs. The oilcloth on the kitchen table was covered with newspapers as we filled mug after mug with different … Read more

A Survey For My Readers

  It’s August.  That means summer is nearly over and schools are about to open.  Have you been as busy as I have?! If you’ve been reading my blog regularly, would you help me out by filling out this survey via Survey Monkey?  It will  help me learn to know my readers better.  I hope to get a feel for the struggles you have and the trials you face. And, in case you’re wondering, I … Read more

Recipes

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.