Cranberry Apple Gelatin Salad

Cranberry Apple Gelatin Salad

This Cranberry Apple Gelatin Salad is a favorite family recipe we make every year for Thanksgiving and sometimes Christmas. My grandma used to bring it to our family gatherings and now it is always on the menu. When growing up as a girl, I remember …

Frog Eye Pasta Salad

Frog Eye Pasta Salad

Many years ago, when I was first married, my mother-in-law served Frog Eye Pasta Salad at one of our family gatherings. I had never seen or tasted it before and thought it was quite wonderful. Of course, the name really catches your eye and imagination …

Chocolate Brownie Pudding Cake

Chocolate Brownie Pudding Cake

This Chocolate Brownie Pudding Cake is a great old-fashioned recipe which were very popular back when I was a girl. Delicious brownie topping with a creamy chocolate pudding beneath. You can have your cake and pudding all in one! I was always intrigued by pudding …

Old-Fashioned Lemon Pudding Cake

Old-Fashioned Lemon Pudding Cake

This Old-Fashioned Lemon Pudding Cake is a recipe I made as a girl. It’s light and fluffy, with the perfect amount of lemon. A delicious summer dessert to serve after a light meal. I was always intrigued by pudding cakes–cakes made from scratch that somehow …

Old-Fashioned Custard Pie

Old-Fashioned Custard Pie

This Old-Fashioned Custard Pie is an old recipe my mom used to make when I was a girl. It’s easy to put together and perfect for a summer day. Our daughters and I always enjoy a good custard dessert, whether in a dish or in …

Peanut Butter Treats

Peanut Butter Treats

Peanut Butter Treats are perfect for summertime snacks, and especially good to make with kids. Crunchy, chewy, and sweetly flavored with peanut butter. Yum! This is a fun and easy recipe that everyone loves. I love having easy recipes that I can make with my …

Fresh Tart Rhubarb Pie

Fresh Tart Rhubarb Pie

When I was a girl, my mom made Fresh Tart Rhubarb Pie from the rhubarb she grew in her garden. It was green, very sweet, very juicy, and so delicious. Paired with her flaky pie dough, it was always a hit. And still is today. …

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 Baked Potato Soup

Easy Baked Potato Soup

This Easy Baked Potato Soup is a recipe my mother-in-law gave me. It’s easy, creamy and delicious. So yummy. My mother-in-law uses crumbled fried bacon in her version, but I like to use chopped ham for a heartier soup. If you bake your potatoes ahead …