Berry Rhubarb Crisp

I am giving this with the same topping as the Apple Crisp. Dad’s top is our family favorite and not to be tampered with. 2 cups Rhubarb 2 cups strawberries or blue berries 1/2 cup sugar 2 Tblspns flour Mix […]

Beef Stroganoff

Dredge beef cubes (1 1/2 lbs) in seasoned flour. Brown in butter or oil. Add 1 cup consomme and stir to blend in browned bits from pan. Add and stir in: 2 T catsup 1 T Worcestershire sauce 1 t […]

Taste of Home Five-chip Cookies

Joey requested these for his birthday cookies. Leah Ude Googled the recipe. I went shopping, then got baking. They were a success. How could they not¬†be with five different kinds of chips? Thought next time I’d try Four M&M Cookies- […]

Apple Caramel Dip

Picked up some Honey Crisp apples the other night. Several days later I had to run to the store for Karo Syrup. Got home and did the head hit “duh” thing. The apples sitting on the counter suggested caramel apple […]

Fox News Chili Rub

Meghan made boneless chicken thighs rubbed with this home made rub. Aaron, Nate, Beth and Dad all raved. Nate wanted the recipe so here it is. Chili Rub 1 Tbls mustard powder 1 Tbls granulated garlic 1 Tbls onion powder […]

Lemonade Stand Pie

Great, light summer dessert I got off the back of a Cool Whip label. Beat: 1 can (6 ounces) partially thawed lemonade concentrate. (Any flavor works) 1 pint (2 cups) ¬†softened vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt Fold in: 1 […]

Chocolate Chocolate Chip

Often requested favorites by chocolate lovers, the cookies are close to brownie bites. Best when warm, they don’t keep well long term. But then who cares, make ’em & eat ’em! Combine: 3 cups flour 1 cup plus 2 Tbs […]


My Dad made these once. Lost the recipe and had to look it up. Might not be exactly what he did, but it sounds good to me. If I had started earlier I would have done them in the slow […]

Rich Kuchen

Used the good old Settlement Cookbook to make Nutella Rolls at Laura’s house. Simply pick a cinnamon/kuchen recipe, roll and spread with Nutella. Proceed as for cinnamon rolls. I liked the light, rich dough this made. Mix: 1 pkg dry […]

Italian Sausage

Looked this up out of necessity. I had pork sausage but not Italian. This is an excellent mix of spices for Italian sausage. I used the exact amounts with one exception. I did not have anise seeds so I put […]