Scalloped Corn

My mother would make this when I was a little girl. She would make it in the summer when the corn was ready in our garden. This was a dish that was made by her mother. There are many versions of this recipe that has been handed down over generations. This recipe uses only one…

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…

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…

Seared Bay Scallops

Bay scallops are the large scallops that usually very pricey in the seafood case of the grocery or fish market. Normally scallops are cooked for special occasions or just ordered in a upscale restaurant. They are cooked with a lovely brown crust on the top and bottom of the scallop which looks difficult to do….

Pistachio Cookies (Small Batch)

A fun cookie to make and quick to make. It only takes a few ingredients and most of them you will have on hand. The recipe uses a small box of instant pistachio pudding mix, biscuit mix, oil, egg and a snack size bag of shelled pistachios. It makes between 12 to 18 cookies depending…

Cream of Something Soup Base (DIY)

This is a simple mix that you can keep in your cupboard to use in cooking. It is something that can be made when the food budget is small. I received this month dry milk in my food pantry box. This gave me the opportunity to share this DIY and make some more to use….

Baked Moist Chicken Breast

This recipe came off the back of a mayonnaise jar that I tried years ago. It made the best moist baked chicken breasts with a wonderful breading. It is a nice change from crunchy chicken nugget type of crust. Coating the chicken breasts with mayonnaise is the secret to this wonderfully moist baked chicken. Also…

Home Canned Barbeque Baked Beans for Two

I have been canning and I thought I should share this recipe. You can take dried beans and can them. To do that you will need a pressure canner. I have a Carrey pressure canner that I bought a couple of years ago because I have a glass top stove. It is not recommended to…