Orange Carrot Gelatin Salad

Orange Carrot Gelatin Salad

Orange Carrot Gelatin Salad is a tried-and-true family recipe we enjoy at summer gatherings that’s perfect for picnics and barbecues, or even a Memorial Day family gathering. Filled with juicy pineapple and mandarin oranges with shredded carrots surrounding it in an encasement of orange gelatin, …

Fresh Garden Creamed Peas

Fresh Garden Creamed Peas

My mom always had a large garden, and one of the first produce we’d enjoy from the garden was Fresh Garden Creamed Peas. Sweet tender peas in a creamy base with lots of butter melting on top. Yum! We often served this side dish with …

Easy Lemon Tarts

Easy Lemon Tarts

Easy Lemon Tarts are sure to bring a smile to those who eat one! Perfect for a brunch or afternoon tea party, or simply as a finger food dessert.  This recipe is so easy to make, whether you use canned or boxed lemon pie filling …

Egg Salad Tea Sandwiches

Egg Salad Tea Sandwiches

I love hosting tea parties at our house and Egg Salad Tea Sandwiches is one of my favorite savory course selections. This recipe is especially easy and doesn’t use many ingredients. Simple and so delicious. Our daughters request it often. Plus, Easter is a great …

Rolled Sugar Cookies with Icing

Rolled Sugar Cookies with Icing

Kids love baking these Rolled Sugar Cookies with Icing for Christmas or Easter! Or anytime you want a decorated cookie. I love the simple no-fuss icing on this cookie. Just spread it on and let it set up to harden. This recipe makes a large …

Fluffy Weekend Buttermilk Pancakes

Fluffy Weekend Buttermilk Pancakes

Here’s a delicious recipe for Fluffy Weekend Buttermilk Pancakes to make for breakfast this weekend! Or you could even make them for a breakfast supper. Who doesn’t love light and fluffy pancakes, dotted with butter and smothered in maple syrup? Maybe add a side of …

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

Here’s a recipe to make for your family in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day! It seems the main ingredients in traditional Irish Soda Bread are flour, baking soda, salt, and buttermilk. Most recipes have black currants and/or caraway seeds. It is a heavy, quick bread …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fondue

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fondue

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fondue is sure to delight every chocolate craving you may ever have. It’s so delicious. And easy. Melted chocolate mixed with creamy peanut butter used for dipping with your favorite fruits, cake, or cookies.  Everybody loves a good fondue, and there’s nothing …

Easy Egg Drop Soup

Easy Egg Drop Soup

Easy Egg Drop Soup is a delicious and simple recipe to serve with Fried Rice, Egg Rolls, or your next stir-fry dinner. I like to serve the soup with fried wonton strips. So yummy!  Our youngest daughter loved this soup when she was young and …

Christmas Reindeer Snack Mix

Christmas Reindeer Snack Mix

I like to make Christmas Reindeer Snack Mix for our grandchildren at Christmas. They love it, and so do we.  What’s not to love? Filled with some of our favorite munchie snacks–pretzel twists, Bugles crispy corn snack, Frito corn chips, butter-flavored Puffcorn, roasted peanuts, and …