Category Archives for Recipes

Turkey Dressing Pie

Turn your Thanksgiving leftovers into a delicious turkey and dressing casserole. My favorite dish the day after

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I thought I’d share my favorite dish to make with the leftovers. We traditionally have this either Friday or Saturday after Thanksgiving, but if you’re tired of eating the same food, you can freeze the dressing, and cooked turkey and make later. Don’t try freezing the gravy though… it […]

Continue reading

Black Forest Cookies

Black Forest Cookies and a cup of coffee.

We’ve been going through a lot of craisins around here. I’m in love with everything cranberry and they are a nice addition to my oatmeal in the morning. They are also wonderful to bake with. I love making the recipe below with both regular craisins and the cherry flavored ones as suggested. Of course they […]

Continue reading

Pumpkin Fritters

Plate of yummy pumpkin fritters made with pumpkin puree, flour, egg and seasonings.

Here’s another great way to use up homemade pumpkin puree. Of course you could also use canned pumpkin if you don’t have any on hand. Either way these pumpkin fritters make a delicious treat. They are a yummy side dish, or roll them in cinnamon sugar to enjoy as an afternoon snack or for breakfast. […]

Continue reading

Pumpkin Pancakes Made From Scratch

Stack of delicious pumpkin pancakes. Perfect for Fall Breakfast.

  If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you know I love all things pumpkin… particularly in the fall. As soon as the temperatures start to drop I’m ready for pumpkin soup, pie, pumpkin spice lattes and the likes. We also make pancakes quite often. My husband and I take turns making up […]

Continue reading

How To Make Pumpkin Puree

Making your own pumpkin puree for baking pies, making soups and using in various recipes is easier than you think.

Have you tried making your own pumpkin puree? It’s a little bit of work, but well worth it. Use it to make a pie and you won’t believe the difference it makes. One of my favorite things about homemade pumpkin puree (aside from the taste), is that you can make and freeze a big batch […]

Continue reading

Oven Barbecued Chicken

Oven Baked BBQ Chicken - quick and easy dinner.

Are you looking for something quick and easy to fix for dinner? I’ve got you covered. We love this recipe. The chicken is delicious for dinner, but also makes for great leftovers. You can also do the same thing with thin pork chops. Just as tasty and easy to make. 3 pounds chicken legs &/OR […]

Continue reading

Lemon-Peppered Chicken

A simple roasted chicken dish seasoned with lemon and pepper.

This simple dish is easy enough to make on a weeknight, but pretty enough for company. Cook the chicken quartered to get it done faster, or cook up the whole bird for a pretty presentation. Personally I prefer mine quartered. This makes quite a bit of chicken. I serve it with rice and vegetables the […]

Continue reading

Cinnamon Raisin Biscuits

Yummy biscuits or scones made with cinnamon and raisins and drizzled with frosting.

Here’s a great recipe for some cinnamon raisin biscuits… or call them scones if you’d like. We love these for a special weekend breakfast, or with an afternoon cup of coffee. The frosting is of course optional. Half the time I skip it and the pastries are just as tasty on their own. My husband […]

Continue reading
1 2 3 123