Lemon Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Lemon Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Nothing represents summer better than a lemon dessert, and this Lemon Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting is a perfect choice for a summer gathering or potluck. Three layers of moist, lightly lemon-flavored cake, topped with a citrusy buttercream frosting that will have you licking your …

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 …

Easy Egg Drop Soup

Easy Egg Drop Soup

Easy Egg Drop Soup is a delicious and simple recipe to serve with Fried Rice, Egg Rolls, or your next stir-fry dinner. I like to serve the soup with fried wonton strips. So yummy!  Our youngest daughter loved this soup when she was young and …

Bourbon Pecan Pie with Whipped Cream

Bourbon Pecan Pie with Whipped Cream

Bourbon Pecan Pie with Whipped Cream is perfect for the holidays or for family gatherings. Our family loves this recipe. Rich, buttery filling loaded with pecans and just a hint of bourbon flavor, topped with a light whipped cream. Simply delicious! Years ago, my husband …

Braided Squash Bread

Braided Squash Bread

Braided Squash Bread is a lovely recipe to make in the summer when the squash harvest is taking over the garden. It’s moist and has just a touch of earthy vegetable flavor made even better when slathered with butter.  When our girls were young (and …

Cherry Pie

Cherry Pie

Homemade Cherry Pie is so delicious when using fresh cherries. If you can find them, (or pick them from a tree) we love tart cherries, which remind me of my childhood. But dark sweet cherries work well, too, which is what I’m using for this …

Homemade Apple Pie

Homemade Apple Pie

Here is our family recipe for Homemade Apple Pie. This recipe has been in our family for at least four generations and has won two grand champion ribbons at our county fair. Pastry that is flaky, tender, and delicious. Sweet apple filling that is juicy …

Flour Tortillas

Flour Tortillas

Our middle daughter loved making Flour Tortillas when she was in 4-H. In fact, it was the first bread-making recipe that she entered at our county fair. Here’s a recipe you can make for your family that will rival store-bought flour tortillas . . . …

Ranch Loaves

Ranch Loaves

Ranch Loaves are a favorite at our house. They are incredibly tasty and a perfect fit for chicken, beef, or pork dinners. Even sliced with a piece of cheese or slathered with butter makes a great snack. A Favorite Memory: I’ll always remember when our …

No-Bake Chocolate Cookies

No-Bake Chocolate Cookies

No-Bake Chocolate Cookies is a favorite recipe from my childhood. Especially nice when you don’t want to heat up the house with the oven. They are so delicious. Chocolate. Peanut Butter. Coconut. Oats. And Peanuts. So yummy!   Kid-Friendly Recipe This recipe is also very …