Category Archives for I’m Looking For Requests

Pickled Leeks

A reader question about canning and pickling leeks. Lots of suggestions and advice from fellow readers in the comments.

Reader Question About Pickling Leeks A friend of mine recently asked me if I had a recipe for Pickled Leeks. He says his aunt used to make them using the wild leeks from her yard and they were very good. She told him they were easy to make “just pour brine on the clean leeks […]

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Garlic Corn Dogs

Plate of corn dogs with mustard and ketchup

My mom used to have the best garlic corn dog recipe.  I’ve asked her & she can’t find it.  I remember it was really tasty, thick, and garlicky.  So yummy! Thanks – love your newsletter! Cathy From The Hillbilly Housewife I have to admit I’ve never tried or even heard of garlic corn dogs. The […]

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Sunshine Pudding

A baked custard made with sweet potatoes, carrots and orange juice.

There was a recipe that my mom made. It was custard-y, and it was made with orange Kool-Aid,orange juice and sweet potatoes and carrots.I believe it was called ” Sunshine Pudding,” and it was in a diet cookbook. I cannot find it anywhere.Can you help? This is a great childhood memory for me,and my mom […]

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Apple Mince Pie Recipe

A minced apple pie fresh from the oven.

My Granny used to make an apple pie that reminded me (texture wise…i.e. no discernible chunks/slices of Apple) of mince meat pie. It was one of my favorite things she used to make and unfortunately she is now suffering from Alzheimer’s and she never cooked off of a recipe, always by memory! Any help would […]

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Spice Cake Recipe

Delicious recipe for homemade spice cake. Great on it's own or frosted.

My grandmother made a blackberry spice cake with a caramel cooked icing, lost my recipe, anyone out there who could help me? From The Hillbilly Housewife  I don’t have a recipe for the exact cake you’re looking for. I do however have a great plain recipe for a spice cake that might work well as […]

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