Pineapple Cream Cheese Sheet Pastry

Made in a 15-inch x 10-inch x 1 1/2 sheet pan that was often seen at weddings and social events during the mid-20th century.  This is a flaky pastry with a pineapple filling topped with cream cheese, nuts and coconut.  Some of you may remember this by other names like pineapple squares, or pineapple pizza…

Winter Broccoli Salad

Easy cold weather salad that features broccoli, cauliflower and seedless grapes.  I love throwing this salad together in late fall and early winter.  Broccoli, cauliflower and seedless grapes is available in the produce section of the grocery stores during that season.  It is a hardy salad that goes well with a sandwich or soup.  It…

Cranberry Sauce Home Canned

I look forward every year to cranberry season.  There is nothing better than home canned cranberries.  Canning up the cranberries are a delicious way of enjoying them throughout the year.   My recipe is one that came from my mother that is very easy.  It is whole cranberry sauce that jells up.  Cranberries are full of…

30 Minutes Hamburger Buns Cooking for 2

This recipe makes four hamburger buns. You can double it to make 8 buns. Normally I only need 4 buns so I love this recipe when I can not get to the store. It is quick and easy. I have also used this recipe to make a small pan of dinner rolls. Just divide the…

Three Bean Salad Home Canning Recipe

I didn’t get to do any canning this summer due to health issues. Now that I am feeling better it is time to do some winter small batch canning. I have my stash of lids that I had to stay on my toes to find last spring. There was plenty of empty jars sitting in…

Pizza Home Made From Scratch

Quick and easy dough that you can add what ever toppings you want. It takes about a hour to put this together and bake. Save your money on home delivery and make it yourself. Just add the ingredients to your shopping list to keep on hand to use on a moment notice. A little practice…

Oven Braised Thin Sliced Pork Chops

Over the years, there was a cut of pork chops called breakfast chops.  They were thinly sliced so you could fry them up quickly for a country breakfast.  There would be a few packages in the meat case because they were a specialty cut.  Now in my part of the country it is the norm…

Fiesta Corn Bake

An heirloom recipe from grandmother’s recipe box.  My mother used to make different versions of this when I was young child in the 1950’s.  She had a large garden and corn grew well for her.  She would can many pints of corn.  It is a wonderful side dish and leftovers make a great lunch.  If…

Apple Custard Pie

This year I had major surgery and it has taken a while for me to recover. I missed posting during this period. To start back posting I took a close look at my site’s traffic during this absence. I am so grateful to everyone that has visited my site and shared my recipes because the…

Rotisserie Chicken Bubble Up (Cooking for One or Two)

My local Sam’s Club has the best rotisserie chicken at a lower price that is cheaper then I can make. I like to buy one every month because they are large and plump and makes a wonderful chicken dinner. I live in South Florida so it gets too hot to roast a chicken in the…