Sassy Saucy Sugar Bundt Cake (Quick and Easy)

  Don’t have much time to fuss over a cake and you want something that will make your kitchen smell wonderful with fall spices.  Try this quick bundt cake.  It is so moist and luscious.  There is no reason why you can’t show this off to friends and family.  The good part is they will…

Old Fashion Custard Pie

    Old fashion custard pie is a family pleaser. I had some milk that was getting ready to expire and I can’t stand to waste it. So I made this quick and easy pie with it. I had a ready made pie crust left over that was also a day or two past its…

Raisin Puff Cookies (Heirloom Recipe)

    An overlooked heirloom cookie recipe, that is very good, is raisin puff cookies. I have been making these since childhood for the fall and winter holidays. My family loves these and they are not expensive to make. I like to make mine with butter but they were originally made with lard or shortening….

English Pea Salad with Cashews

Making your own salad dressing is not that hard and it is less expensive. I keep a jar in the refrigerator with oil and vinegar already mixed. I run it through a blender and it takes weeks to separate again. By that time I have used it all up. I use it as the base…

Hurry Up Ham and Noodles

  Sometimes you just need a quick and easy main dish when you are in a hurry to get something on the table or just plain tired. I love this ham and noodle pasta dish for it‘s creamy hardiness. Pair it up with a salad and crusty bread. You can have this cooked and on…

Soft Molasses Cookies (Heirloom Recipe)

  There is a chill in the air and the leaves are turn bright colors. All that is missing is the smell of spice in your house. How about making a batch of soft molasses cookies just perfect for a cup of hot chocolate or spiced apple cider. This is an updated heirloom recipe that…

Pumpkin Pie Drop Cookies and Cinnamon Icing

Hee-he-hee-ee. Come over to the dark side because we have cookies for Halloween. These are the best pumpkin drop cookies that I have come across in all my years of baking. It was a recipe I found on the internet about 15 years ago. It was posted on one of the boards at that time….

Banana Oatmeal Coffee Cake

Talk about a surprisingly good coffee cake, this is it. When I first read this recipe, it didn’t grab me as all that good. I had been given some ripe bananas to use up and I wanted to bake something really different with them to feature here on line. After looking through most of my…

Harvest Bread

  Fall is just a few weeks away and it is time to do some planning for some fall baking. I am going to start this year off with Harvest Bread. It is an artisan bread with several surprise ingredients which makes it a very dense and hearty bread. Moreover it slices into thin slices…