Cheryl’s BBQ Brisket

Ever since this recipe was sent in to us I have been wanting to try it. This recipe comes from an expert as this is from a farmer/cow-calf operator who typically prepares this with homegrown beef.  Here are Cheryl’s tips for buying this cut of meat from the store and how to best prepare BBQ […]

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 […]

Grandma’s Red Cake

This classic Red Cake is perfect to serve for dessert on Valentine’s Day.  This is the recipe Grandma would use to make Red Cake.  We want to mention this references Waldorf Astoria Deluxe Red Cake.  Always a sight to see this sitting on the dining room table when you would stop by around Valentine’s Day. […]

AMERICANA – Crab Rangoon Dip

Here is a great recipe from AMERICANA Restaurant and Lounge located in Des Moines, IA.  This would be a great last minute party dip idea for the upcoming Superbowl weekend.  Stay tuned as coming up we will also be posting one of their signature desserts…. Key Lime Bites. In stand mixer with paddle attachment combine….. […]

Cinnamon Scones with Cinnamon Cider Glaze

I used to work with this client and when we would get together – rather than me getting an escape from working in the city and enjoying the treat of going out to her neck of the woods – she was always So Excited to get to meet in the city.  It is always fun […]

Perfect Buttermilk Pancakes

In the dead of winter buttermilk pancakes are perfect for either breakfast or dinner when served dripping with your favorite syrup.  I found this recipe in a church lady cookbook that was published years ago but the original recipe needed a little “something.”  It did not include the sugar or enough salt for my tasters […]

Shirley’s Sunshine Pie (Easy Lemon Pie)

This recipe was given to me by a friend.  This is Shirley’s Sunshine Pie or Easy Lemon Pie.  Much like our Easy Spiked Chocolate Mousse this too is SO easy as this also Maybe takes 5 minutes to make.  4 minutes of making it and getting it into the pan and 1 more minute to […]

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 […]