Kansas-Style Herbed Pasty

Kansas-Style Herbed Pasty

Kansas-Style Herbed Pasty are not what some consider traditional Cornish pasties. They have more meat and seasonings, and we like them with a brown gravy. But they are quite tasty, if I do say so myself! Please note that this is a “Leftover” recipe that 

Bratwurst with Roasted Vegetables

Bratwurst with Roasted Vegetables

Bratwurst with Roasted Vegetables (and Gnocchi) is an amazingly easy sheet pan dinner to prepare for your family. Packed with vegetables, it’s loaded with roasted potatoes, green peppers, onions, zucchini, mushrooms, and brussels sprouts. Plus it has the added bonus of crisp, yet chewy and 

Baked Italian Zucchini Boats

Baked Italian Zucchini Boats

A few summers ago, I tried making Baked Italian Zucchini Boats, and it has become one of my go-to side dishes when I want something a little special. Especially for an Italian dinner, but really, it goes well with many dishes. It’s quite pleasing to 

Cheesy Squash Bake

Cheesy Squash Bake

Cheesy Squash Bake is perfect when you have a lot of squash in your garden. The squash is baked until tender with onion, green peppers, and garlic, and is then topped with a seasoned cracker crumb and melted cheese. It’s makes a delicious side dish 

Skillet Fried Morels

Skillet Fried Morels

Skillet Fried Morels. My husband’s uncle found some morels in the woods and brought us some to try. They were delicious.   Love-Hate Relationships with Mushrooms Of course, my husband wouldn’t eat them. He hates mushrooms of any kind. Sometimes he will eat a fresh 

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

It took me 50 years before I tried Roasted Brussels Sprouts, and I must admit that I adore and love them! Lesson learned: It shouldn’t take a person so long to try new things! Now, I have to admit that the first time I tried 

Fresh Green Bean Casserole

Fresh Green Bean Casserole

Serve Fresh Green Bean Casserole at your next potluck dinner or family gathering. Perfect for holiday dinners. Fresh Green Beans and mushrooms in a homemade gravy.  Green Bean Casserole is probably one of the most popular holiday side dishes brought to family tables or potluck 

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! 

Fried Okra Bites

Fried Okra Bites

Fried Okra Bites is a great dish to serve at your next fish fry, shrimp boil, or barbecue. Small pieces of okra that have a crispy cornmeal coating laced with seasoned salt and garlic. So good!

Candied Sweet Potatoes

Candied Sweet Potatoes

Candied Sweet Potatoes is an old family favorite for the holidays. Tender sweet potatoes covered in butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon and topped with pecans and marshmallows. Yum!