Creamy Garlic Salad Dressing

In Italian restaurants scattered all over Des Moines, IA most serve a house dressing that is either a creamy parmesan or creamy garlic salad dressing.  This is so good that when you order it in the restaurant, well, I know a woman who orders it on the side because she feels she gets more of […]

Greg’s Chili

Greg and I went back and forth about posting a chili recipe. Greg said….. Chili is tricky because people are particular on how it tastes, from mild to set your mouth on fire. And then there is the whole beans or no beans debate. For this recipe we use Original Rotel but one could get […]

Grandma’s Beef and Noodles

This post is actually harder to do as the real way I make this is not a straightforward as our previous post for Grandma’s Chicken and Noodles.  And, I actually have No Idea if this is how She made Beef and Noodles – this is how I make it, but of course still using Grandma’s […]

Kristina’s Chicken Salad

This recipe assumes you have Butter Balls on hand as you start by making a simple white sauce.  If you do not have butter balls simply combine 2 Tablespoons softened salted sweet cream butter and 2 Tablespoons flour until well combined.  Use this mixture to replace the Butter Balls in the recipe.  And – this […]

Suzanne’s Cheeseburger Soup

This is a great soup for cold winter nights. In soup pot over medium heat brown….. 1 pound lean ground beef Drain in colander and set aside. In same soup pot over medium heat add….. 3/4 cup diced onion 3/4 cup diced carrots 3/4 cup diced celery 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried parsley […]

Dawn’s Broccoli Cheese Soup

This Broccoli Cheese Soup is perfect to serve on a cold winter night. Prepare….. 8 ounces dry commercial egg noodles according to package directions as you melt….. 2 Tablespoons butter in soup pot over medium heat.  Add….. 3/4 cup chopped onion 1 clove garlic Saute 3 minutes.  Add….. 6 cups water 6 chicken bouillon cubes […]

Classic French Dip

As promised in the post for Grandma’s Homemade Chicken and Noodles we are going to share another recipe where we use those Butter Balls – here is Kristina’s Classic French Dip.  This is so easy as you will be using the crockpot. The key ingredient that adds great flavor to the Au Jus is a […]

Grandma’s Homemade Chicken and Noodles

Well, not that long ago we all got together for holiday cheer and everyone came home with packages, boxes and bags and very likely also came home with colds, fevers, and flus too!  So, since we had so many Google searches for this one last year after we mentioned we would be posting it, we […]

Grandma’s Never Fail Noodles

These homemade noodles are so good.  Chicken and Noodles.  Beef and Noodles.  Turkey and Noodles.  We will show how we make all of these recipes but this is the basics of how to make the noodles.  This is the beginning of feel real good food. 4 eggs 2 teaspoons salt 8 Tablespoons half and half […]

Jenny’s Black Bean and Corn Salad

Here is a great salad that would also work as an appetizer or side dish. Jenny’s Black Bean and Corn Salad In large serving bowl, combine….. 3 ears grilled sweet corn, cut off the cob 1 pint grape tomatoes 1 avocado chopped 1 cup black beans, drained Add….. 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt […]