Shake and Scramble Eggs Breakfast for Two

I have been making scrambled eggs this way for many years.  It is quick and easy to do.  You just need a container with a tight fitting lid.  A glass jar with a screw top lid works well.  In the early morning hours and in a hurry to get out the door, you don’t want…

Baked Eggplant BLT Sandwich

Looking for something different to make with a large eggplant?  Try it in a sandwich, but not just any sandwich, a BLT with provolone cheese.  You start by slicing the egg plant and baking the slices in the oven.  Large eggplant can be bitter, so you can remove some of the bitterness.  Also eggplant can…

Ham Savory Bites

Quick and easy snack or to serve at a party.  You only need ham salad, bought or homemade, and frozen bread dough. This is an ideal for over the holidays when you are pressed for time.  It does take a few minutes to make the bits after the dough is thawed out but still very…

Tuna Hand Pies (Turnovers)

Growing up I would make the evening meal because my mother got home late from her job.  In those days Catholics did not eat meat on Fridays and this was something I liked making.  I am not sure where this recipe came from but it probably was from a ladies’ magazine. In the late 1950’s and…

Home Made Bulk Sausage Recipe

Pork has been on sale often this winter and actually cheaper then sausage per pound.  I have a food grinder attachment to my Kitchen Aid Mixer and it dawned on me to make some sausage.  My parents always made it when I was growing up.  We had a hand crank food grinder that clamped on…

Sloppy Joe’s (Original Recipe)

The original sloppy Joe’s recipe is a loose meat sandwich made with hamburger, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar and Worcestershire sauce that became popular in the 1940’s. Ketchup bottles used to have the recipe on them when I was growing up.  The recipe actually has it’s roots in the Midwest’s “loose meat” sandwiches. Sloppy Joe’s in…

Chicken Sandwich Party Ring (quick and easy recipe)

  The Holiday party season is just about upon use. That means, it is time to plan how to get through all of it without wearing yourself completely out. Here is an easy quick party pleaser that you can make from refrigerated crescent rolls, a can of cream of chicken soup, canned chicken chunks and…

Ham Salad

After Easter I found a couple of hams on sale very cheep and I bought them and put them in my top freezer. These were turkey hams that were already cooked. All you needed to do was warm them and slice. I took the last one out and cooked it. There was plenty left over…