Crockpot Express Italian Roast Beef

This recipe for Italian roast beef using the Crockpot Express is very fast to prepare. It has the flavors of blended Italian herbs, garlic and wine. You will fall in love with this delicious roast. I don’t want to waste a drop of the au juice or thin gravy, so I save the left over…

Soft Potato Bread Sticks

This recipe uses instant potato flakes and rapid rise yeast. It takes about a hour and half to make this bread sticks recipe, from start to finish. You mix, knead and shape them before you set them aside to rise. It only took 30 minutes in a warm place when I made these. It really…

Cranberry Toffee Refrigerator Cookies

Wonderful crispy toffee ice box cookie with a modern twist of dried cranberries and chocolate chips. Refrigerator cookies became popular after WWII when electric refrigerators became a modern marvel and housewives found wonderful ways to utilize it to help prepare food. The time that this cookie rests in the refrigerator develops the flavors and texture….

Old Henry Bars

This recipe was given to me when I was in Girl Scouts in the 1950’s. We traded cookie recipes to put together a recipe note book. It was part of a badge we were working on. Eventually several of the cookie recipes made into my mom’s recipe box. I later copied them for myself. I…

Buttermilk Sugar Cookies

A soft buttermilk sugar cookies that is easy and inexpensive to make. The recipe stirs up quickly from just a few ingredients that normally is on hand. This old fashion cookie is soft and very delicious. The batter is light and fluffy, almost like a pound cake batter. Just drop them by the spoonful on…

Pear Pie Made From Canned Pears

A simple easy recipe for pear pie made from canned fruit. I have never seen pear pie filling on the grocery shelves. Many of us can pears or remember our mother’s canning pears. I also remember how good the pies tasted that were made from those pears. It takes about 6 large pears to make…

Pan Fried Yellow Summer Squash

Simple easy vegetable side dish that everyone will love. When I was a child yellow squash was a seasonal vegetable, and now it is available year around. My mother would get so excited when it would first show up in the stores. She would buy it before her own squash was ready to pick. The…

Applesauce Fritters

Delicious fritter that is easy to make and perfect for when the weather cool or a weekend breakfast. It is a perfect substitute for when you are hit with a doughnut craving. I found this recipe when I was looking for a recipe to use applesauce that I had on hand. The recipe became a…

Tuna Patty Melt

When you have to rethink your menu and in order to cook something quick, canned tuna in the cabinet can come to your rescue. This is a semi home made recipe from items that is usually on hand. It takes a box of stuffing mix, 2 small cans of tuna, a carrot, sweet relish, mayonnaise,…