Our Favorite Venison Recipes

Our Favorite Venison Recipes

My family likes to hunt deer and elk in the fall, whether in Kansas or Colorado. In fact, we practically lived on venison meat for the first 15 years of our marriage. During that time, I learned how to best prepare the ground burger, steaks, 

Hosting a Valentine Tea Party

Hosting a Valentine Tea Party

I love tea parties, and there are few activities more fun than Hosting a Valentine Tea Party! Hearts, roses, pink, red, or white dishes–or a combination of all three. And food so luscious and pretty you hardly dare to eat it!

Romantic Valentine Dinner Ideas

Romantic Valentine Dinner Ideas

My husband and I will celebrate our 32nd wedding anniversary on Valentine’s Day this year. Rather than fight the crowds and long lines, we’ll often stay home on our anniversary, and I’ll make a special dinner. Valentine’s Day calls for Romantic Valentine Dinner Ideas! 

Most Popular Recipes of 2021

Most Popular Recipes of 2021

With the end of a year, I like to look back and take “inventory” on my recipes, if that makes sense. In regard to the Most Popular Recipes of 2021, you might guess that a lot of these recipes are “Comfort Foods” that I love. 

Cast Iron Recipe Ideas

Cast Iron Recipe Ideas

Cast Iron Cooking. I love cooking on cast iron. It’s old. Dependable. A wonderful conductor of heat. It goes from stovetop to oven, plus it gives traces of iron to your food, which is just a bonus! Below are a few of my favorite Cast 

Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

Moms work hard taking care of their families. They cook for them and take care of their bodily needs. Wash their clothes. Kiss boo-boos on knees and elbows. They read countless stories, say prayers, and tuck their children into bed at night. What better time 

Mexican Dinner Recipe Ideas

Mexican Dinner Recipe Ideas

Will you be celebrating Cinco de Mayo at home this year? Here are some of our favorite Mexican Dinner Recipe Ideas should you decide to celebrate May 5 at home with your family. Or Taco Tuesday. Or (my favorite) Fish Tacos on Friday with Margaritas!

A Traditional Italian Dinner

A Traditional Italian Dinner

Here’s a Traditional Italian Dinner I served to our family with six courses that lasted over 2 hours. This type of meal is more like an event–perhaps on a Sunday afternoon with family and friends and plan for plenty of visiting in-between courses. Because there are 

13 Favorite Sourdough Recipes

13 Favorite Sourdough Recipes

I made my first (and only) sourdough starter in June 2013 and Bertha is still going strong today! Sourdough has become a staple in our house, and we absolutely LOVE it! In fact, I rarely, if ever, buy store-bought bread. I allot one day a 

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