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

Sweet Baked Ham

sweet ham bake

This recipe takes a little over four hours of your time, but it’s not labor-intensive. It is festive, tasty, and makes an elegant ham. We’ve used this recipe for several years for our church’s Christmas dinner for our women, hosted in someone’s home. It is always a hit, and someone always asks for the recipe. You’ll need a pre-cooked, bone-in ham, and a butt portion works well. We buy the hickory smoked flavor. You’ll cook … Read more

Honey Sesame Chicken

honey sesame chicken

There are several things I like about this recipe. For starters, it’s delicious. Dave told me the other week that this is a musty recipe. It must be on the menu at least once a week. Well now, I haven’t quite made it that often, but it’s a keeper. Another thing I like about this recipe is that it can be done in stages. I’ve drowned and dredged double the recipe of chicken and then fried … Read more