Poppy Seed Bread

Poppy Seed Bread

Poppy Seed Bread is a recipe I received from my Aunt Ruth. It’s a super moist bread to share with your loved ones and friends at Christmas and one of our favorites. And while it’s perfect to give as a Christmas food gift, you’ll want …

German Style Cabbage Salad

German Style Cabbage Salad

Both sides of my husband’s family are of German heritage, plus we’re Lutheran. This means we eat a lot of German food, especially cabbage. German Style Cabbage Salad is a nice alternative to the creamy coleslaw recipes that abound in summer. Plus, it’s perfect for …

Crunchy Broccoli Salad

Crunchy Broccoli Salad

Here’s a yummy recipe from my Aunt Ruth. Crunchy Broccoli Salad is the perfect dish to take to your next potluck dinner or family gathering. It’s easy, full of flavor, and people devour it. Broccoli Slaw, Carrots, Radishes, Golden Raisins, Sunflower Seeds, and the main …

Sausage Bean Soup

Sausage Bean Soup

Sausage Bean Soup is a recipe my cousin Brenda shared with me years ago. It’s perfect for a cool night. When fall arrives, my daughters and I begin to crave this soup.  It’s also a quick and easy soup to prepare, which makes it great …

Fresh Peach Cobbler

Fresh Peach Cobbler

Pies and Cobblers are always a big hit with my husband and at our family gatherings or church potlucks. This Fresh Peach Cobbler recipe is especially easy to make. I like to use fresh peaches when in season, and my favorites are from Colorado, but …

Tortilla Pinwheels

Tortilla Pinwheels

Tortilla Pinwheels is a recipe shared with me by my niece Sandy, who always brings them to our family gatherings. They are wonderful. And they are always devoured. Quickly. What’s not to love? Picante Sauce, Black Olives, Cheddar Cheese, Cream Cheese, Ham. Yum! They are also …

Swiss Steak

Swiss Steak

Swiss Steak is an old-fashioned recipe that will have your taste buds tingling. I made this recipe for the first time in my first year of marriage. As I’ve mentioned before, my husband is a meat and potatoes kind of guy. So, as a new …

Cheeseburger Soup

Cheeseburger Soup

Cheeseburger Soup is the perfect answer for a cool spring or summer night. My cousin Brenda made this soup for me, and it was so yummy I had to start serving it to my family. It’s simple to make and delicious. A Few Tips Grate …

Cornish Hens with Grand Marnier Stuffing

Cornish Hens with Grand Marnier Stuffing

I love to serve Cornish Hens with Grand Marnier Stuffing during the holidays. Apricot-glazed Cornish hens, with a cornbread stuffing flavored with dried apricots, pine nuts, and orange-flavored Grand Marnier liqueur. My mother-in-law made this dish for our family one Christmas, and I thought it …

Red Cabbage with Apples

Red Cabbage with Apples

Red Cabbage with Apples is a delicious recipe that my mother-in-law makes. It’s the perfect accompaniment to any German fare. Tender red cabbage, braised in a sweet and sour sauce with apples and onions. So yummy!  When the weather starts to cool and the calendar …