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 …

Easter Hot Cross Buns

Easter Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns are perfect for an Easter dinner. Studded with raisins (or black currants) and lightly sweetened with cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger, they provide a tasty and special treat on your holiday table. From what I can gather from the history of this recipe, …

Lemon-Thyme Pound Cake

Lemon-Thyme Pound Cake

I love making Lemon-Thyme Pound Cake in the spring and summer months. This is a deliciously moist cake for you to try with some fresh garden herbs.  Pound cake makes a lovely dessert served with a side of fresh berries or a dollop of whipped …

Creamy Cabbage and Bratwurst Soup

Creamy Cabbage and Bratwurst Soup

Here’s a recipe I made last year when I had some cabbage sitting in my refrigerator. Although creamy, there is a lightness to it that seems perfect for a cool spring evening. Serve with a hard crusty bread such as my Tangy Sourdough Bread.  Ingredients …

Cottage Skillet Pie with Stout

Cottage Skillet Pie with Stout

This Cottage Skillet Pie with Stout is a wonderful dish that is rich and savory…and easy to make as a one-pot meal. It’s especially nice when you have leftover mashed potatoes in the fridge. Although similar to my Shepherd’s Pie recipe, it’s kind of like …

Saint Patrick’s Day Recipes

Saint Patrick’s Day Recipes

Do you have a bit of Irish blood in you? Here are a few Saint Patrick’s Day Recipes you might try to celebrate the Irish. Corned Beef, Cabbage, Potatoes, Cobblers, and anything Green.  Both sides of our families have delved into genealogical records enough to …

Sourdough Rye Bread

Sourdough Rye Bread

Sourdough Rye Bread is a wonderful recipe that our youngest daughter took to the county fair and won Best Bread with. It’s a hearty bread full of flavor from molasses, caraway seeds, anise seed, and cardamom. I love serving this bread with corned beef or …

Harvest Grains Reuben Sandwiches

Harvest Grains Reuben Sandwiches

Make Harvest Grains Reuben Sandwiches when you have leftover corned beef from St. Patrick’s Day. There’s nothing quite so easy or delicious as corned beef on a warmed sandwich with sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, and a healthy dose of Thousand Island Dressing. So good!  Most people …

Irish Bangers and Mash

Irish Bangers and Mash

Irish Bangers and Mash is a delicious dish to make, just in time for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Or whenever you’re desiring an easy comfort food dinner. Savory sausage with a brown onion and Guinness gravy served over your favorite mashed potatoes. Or even …

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 …