It's Not Always Better With Bacon, It Can Be Great Without!!
We have all seen the recipe that goes around every spring when asparagus starts showing up around this time of year. Hard-boiled egg, asparagus and chopped bacon. Believe me I have had my share and then some. Of course, it is delicious, why wouldn't it be? But right now, I am boycotting bacon. Why you ask? My answer is twofold, rising prices and trying to eat a little healthier these days. I convinced myself I did not need it and so here I am, for now anyway, sharing a diffe
Take Your Pick, Fried Rice Either Way Means Your Family Benefits!!
Through the years I have been doing my blog I have posted many recipes including rice in some way. There are several reasons for that, the main one being cost. A bag or box of rice can go a long way to feeding your family. Today, there are many kinds and ways to buy it. Like anything else, the fancier you get the more expensive it becomes. Like anything, the more labor intensive the item is the more it will cost you. However, for the working people that is a huge benefit. A l
Applesauce For Ashley, Recipe for You, And A Few Ideas!!
This recipe/blog is in honor of my daughter-in-law Ashley, whose birthday is in a few days. She is a huge fan of my homemade applesauce and even messaged me that she wished she could order it by the barrel. It is my family favorite and I have made gallons through the years. Today I am making her some for her special day and so I decided to blog it as well. Every family has their own applesauce recipe, I know, but if you want to try something a little different this is ours. T
Salsbury Steak, Bird's Nests, Comfort Food, Memories!!
Us older folks may remember the time of Salsbury steak on every menu and even in restaurants and diners. Back then cubed steak was the meat of choice, and you could find it everywhere. It consisted of cube steak, onions (not always) and brown (beef) gravy. It was served on either mashed potatoes or egg noodles and in my house, it was a favorite of my fathers. It was also a diner favorite once I was married. The Windsor diner back in those days had it on their menu at times a
All Ready For Your Favorite Toppings!! Nachos Anyone?
It is a well-known fact that I love nachos. In fact, I think most of us do. Once again, there are recipes galore out there in the universe, but you really don't need a recipe, you need some creativity, plain and simple. I'm a big believer in trying all kinds of topping ideas and have not found anything that has not worked in my mind to date. I do like mine baked in my cast iron skillet, but even baking them is your choice. Because I have a family member who cannot have tomato