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…

Peachy Braised Pork Tenderloin

A wonderful sweet and savory dish that can be made from canned peaches and a pork tenderloin on the stove top. You can have this meal on the table in an hour. The tenderloin is sliced before you make the dish. The pork medallions are sautéed first and then the sliced peaches with juice is…

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…

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…

Banana Cream Pie with Meringue

This recipe comes from the 1952 Betty Crocker Cookbook that my mother had.  I enjoyed this pie as a kid both making it and eating it.  I am not going to make a pie shell for this one.  Instead, I purchased a premade pecan pie shell at the grocery before Thanksgiving.  But never got around…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Rice with Grapes

A wonderful rice side dish that can be made from left over rice. Very quick and easy to make. When you are out of ideas on how to serve rice this is a great dish. I used seedless red grapes and slivered almonds. The rice is sautéed in butter with chicken soup base and slivered…