Date Nut Quick Bread

This recipe reminiscent of the date nut bread that used to be bought in a can. I don’t think they make it anymore. It is a very moist and full of dates and walnuts. It makes a wonderful tea bread that can be served with cream cheese for the holidays. I have looked for a…

Lemon Aid Blueberry Bundt Cake

Refreshing summer treat of lemon cake and blueberries. This is a very light batter bundt cake with a light lemon flavor. It is made in a 6-cup bundt pan or a standard loaf pan if you don’t have a small bundt pan. The sugar and butter have to be beat until it is light and…

Cottage Cheese Batter Bread

Simple batter bread that is easy to make. It is a nice soft bread prefect for sandwiches. I left out the herbs and onion from the original recipe. This way we could toast it and use peanut butter and jelly on it for breakfast. I had a carton of cottage cheese in the refrigerator that…

Homemade Stromboli

Stromboli is fun to make. Don’t be intimidated by the idea of making this yeast bread. It is very forgiving. Stromboli dough is soft and easy to work with. It is easy to shape. This recipe makes enough dough for 2 stromboli. You do have to give a block of time of a couple of…

Pear Cobbler

This is a lovely dessert any time of the year because it is made from canned pears. If you home can pears, you can use them in this recipe. It is a great recipe to add to your recipe box to have on hand for cooking from your cabinet. It is delicious. You can make…

Biscuit Crust Chicken Potpie

Quck and easy weekday meal made from items in your pantry. No pie crusts to roll out or long stewing time. It only takes 15 minutes to put together and bake for 30 minutes. Gives you time to put together a salad and mix up some pudding for dessert. I like to use leftover roast…

Basic Banana Bread

Wonderful basic recipe for Banana Bread that is easy to make. This is a vintage recipe from after WWII. It takes only one cup of mashed ripe banana. It is a good way to use up that last lingering banana that ripened too quick before it could be eaten. It makes a beautiful loaf. I…

Eggless Chocolate Pudding Cake

This dessert recipe is easy to make and quick to prepare. The cake makes pudding sauce topped with a lovely cake on top. There is no egg in this recipe and is inexpensive to make. We have been facing quickly rising food costs. Essential ingredients for cooking and baking are hit with shortages. There is…

Easy Cheesy Batter Bread

I have been adding new things to my pantry that are long term. I haven’t gone all out with special foods that are meals in a bucket. That is costly and I am retired on a fixed income. One of the items I purchased was cheddar cheese powder. It is mainly used for macaroni and…