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Kielbasa Sauerkraut and Potatoes

Kielbasa Sauerkraut and Potatoes

Kielbasa Sauerkraut and Potatoes is an easy one-dish recipe to make for your family as a weeknight dinner. Flavored with onion, garlic, thyme, and sage, it’s quite satisfying. And did I mention how easy it is to prepare? Make this dinner in under 45 minutes 

Szarlotka – Polish Apple Pie

Szarlotka – Polish Apple Pie

This Szarlotka – Polish Apple Pie is a dessert very similar to a cobbler. Saucy cinnamon apple filling nestled between two layers of a crumbly buttery crust. So delicious. You may substitute the apples with blueberries or mixed berries, which is also very good in 

Foil-Wrapped Lemon Garlic Salmon

Foil-Wrapped Lemon Garlic Salmon

This summer, my husband’s brother treated us to some wild-caught Silver Salmon (also called Coho Salmon) he’d brought back from a recent trip to Alaska. This is the second time he’s gifted us fish from his adventures, and it is always exciting to cook with the fresh fish. This Foil-Wrapped Lemon Garlic Salmon recipe is easy to prepare and enhances the flavor of the fresh salmon exceptionally well. It receives 5 stars from both my husband and me. Continue reading Foil-Wrapped Lemon Garlic Salmon

Favorite State Fair Foods

Favorite State Fair Foods

September is the perfect time to attend a local state fair. When I was a girl, my folks would take us to the Kansas State Fair almost every year. It often coincided near my birthday, and I remember celebrating it at the fair–sometimes with a 

State Fair Funnel Cakes

State Fair Funnel Cakes

One of my favorite foods to eat at the Kansas State Fair is funnel cakes. But I don’t always have the chance to attend the fair every year, so this recipe for State Fair Funnel Cakes is a wonderful way to enjoy this sweet fried 

Platinum Jubilee Tea Party

Platinum Jubilee Tea Party

This summer I hosted a themed Platinum Jubilee Tea Party to honor Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 70th year reign. It seemed all of England was celebrating this event, so I figured I might as well hop on the bandwagon and plan something special. See below the many aspects of this themed tea party and steps for you to plan your own special day. Continue reading Platinum Jubilee Tea Party

Iced Caramel Macchiato

Iced Caramel Macchiato

This Iced Caramel Macchiato is a delicious cold drink to make when you need a little caramel pick-me-up. Perfect for a hot afternoon!

Battenburg Cake with Homemade Marzipan

Battenburg Cake with Homemade Marzipan

This summer I made Battenburg Cake with Homemade Marzipan for the first time. It was also the first time I’d ever eaten it. And it was delicious! Possibly my very favorite tea cake to date! Flavored with almond and strawberry, the checkerboard cake is then 

Frito Snack Mix

Frito Snack Mix

Frito Snack Mix is a great recipe to make with children, and a yummy after-school snack for “kids” of all ages to enjoy. Mixing sweet and savory flavors, it satisfies the pickiest of eaters and receives a thumbs up from our granddaughter, who helped make this mix. Continue reading Frito Snack Mix

Sourdough Sausage Balls with Dip

Sourdough Sausage Balls with Dip

Sourdough Sausage Balls with Dip makes a yummy appetizer and is perfect for a potluck dinner. Or maybe even a wine and cheese tasting party. It’s easy to make and is a great way to use your sourdough starter, something I’m always on the lookout