Ham and Scalloped Potatoes

ham scalloped potatoes

When there’s a mess of ham leftover from an event or you want to use up extra ham in your freezer, here’s a recipe that is tasty and filling. You can change the amount of ingredients to suit your fancy. I prefer to use a recipe that doesn’t require flour for thickening, and this one works for me. You can substitute Greek yogurt for sour cream, or skip that altogether and just use milk. If … 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

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

Oven Bake Lasagna

Easy Oven-Bake Lasagna I wonder how many times I’ve called my sister Alice for this lasagna 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 my Longaberger recipe holder.  Now when I want to make this recipe, I just look for the pink index card. Oh, but there are a … Read more

Cheeseburger Soup

cheeseburger soup

This recipe is a combination of several others with my own additions. And it was my way of using up extra food in the fridge.  I had some leftover mashed potatoes in the refrigerator that needed to be used up and I had some fried hamburger hanging out in the freezer. Plus, there were some tender celery tips wanting to be used up, and half an onion hanging out in the vegetable drawer of the fridge. … Read more