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…

Traditional Cabbage and Pepper Slaw

A summer dish that brings back memories of picnics in parks and at a pool is this slaw that does not have mayonnaise in the dressing. This is a vinegar dressed that was served at many summer events in my family. This has been a very hot summer. Cooking in a hot kitchen is something…

Honey Lime Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Refreshing change to commercial salad dressing that is quick and easy to make. It is a great way to use up that bottle of lime juice that is lingering in your refrigerator. I always end up with a bottle that was bought for a special recipe that only used a small amount. This recipe that…

Pickled Sweet Onions

I found this recipe in a small canning cookbook and knew we would enjoy this condiment. It is an easy canning recipe that can be done year around. You don’t need a pressure canner and is processed in a water bath. I bought a large bag of sweet onions on sale so you don’t have…

Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce (Home Canned)

If you are new to canning, this is a very easy to make. It is a very mild version of Thia sweet chili sauce. The dipping sauce has a beautiful red color from the sweet red peppers and perfect for gift giving. There is only a hint of hot pepper flavor, which my family loves….

Sweet Pickled Salad Cubes (Relish)

Salad cubes are a larger chopped pieces than sandwich relish. This chunky relish is excellent used in pasta and other salads. I can sometimes find this relish at the grocery store usually during the summer months. I don’t think there will be many sweet pickle choices this year with all the shortages. That is why…

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…

German Potato Salad (Pantry Cooking)

Warm winter salad that is easy to prepare, that even tastes better the next day.  I used canned sliced potatoes to speed up the cooking time that I have in my pantry.  Sometimes I use a quart of my home canned potatoes.  You can boil your potatoes with the skins on if you are not…

Winter Broccoli Salad

Easy cold weather salad that features broccoli, cauliflower and seedless grapes.  I love throwing this salad together in late fall and early winter.  Broccoli, cauliflower and seedless grapes is available in the produce section of the grocery stores during that season.  It is a hardy salad that goes well with a sandwich or soup.  It…

Fiesta Corn Bake

An heirloom recipe from grandmother’s recipe box.  My mother used to make different versions of this when I was young child in the 1950’s.  She had a large garden and corn grew well for her.  She would can many pints of corn.  It is a wonderful side dish and leftovers make a great lunch.  If…