This recipe is all about your taste preferences. I have not tried to measure, so I’ll try and explain what I do, but certainly tweak to your liking. For two plump sandwiches I use: 4 hard boiled eggs sliced 1 heaping Tbsp mayo 1 squirt of yellow mustard 2 shakes   Read More ...

Got the original recipe from All Recipes, the portions below are half the original recipe. It’s a hearty, fairly thick consistency chili. Our family loves this recipe topped with cheese, along with large Frito Scoops Corn Chips as mini spoons. 1 lb ground beef 1/4 onion, chopped 1/2 tsp. ground   Read More ...

Another fantastic recipe from the great Margi Newkirk. She served this at her husband’s 60th birthday bash. They had some leftovers at the end of the evening and I was the lucky soul to bring some home. It was so good I needed the recipe, to which she replied, “Glad   Read More ...

Back in college, my second cousin Laura T. invited me to dinner with fellow Johnnies/Bennies and served this meal. It’s so simple, yet so tasty. I think I overdosed on the meal, but it still finds its way back to the dinner table every now and then. Note: We double   Read More ...

I’m not a frosting freak, in fact I often scrape frosting off cake, because I’m just not a fan. However, I baked this chocolate cake because I just love plain cake, but my kids did not share in that enthusiasm. So I did some quick searches and found this recipe immediately.   Read More ...

1 Head of Napa cabbage 6 Green onions 1 T. margarine or butter 2 pkg. Ramen noodles, broken (discard seasoning packet) Handful of cashews (slightly chopped or broken) Handful of sunflower seeds 1/2 C. vegetable oil 2 T. soy sauce 1/2 C. sugar 1/4 C. white vinegar  Salad: Chop cabbage   Read More ...

I had a hankering for a good oatmeal cookie, so I hit the Internet trying to find one that would do the trick and that’s when I stumbled upon this recipe on Betty Crocker’s website.  Unlike many oatmeal recipes that use one cup of oatmeal, this recipe calls for two   Read More ...

My mom made these cookies growing up.  I haven’t had them for years and finally asked her for the recipe.  It’s funny how the taste of a simple cookie can take you back to your childhood.  Good stuff! 1/2 C. white sugar 1/2 C. brown sugar 1 C. shortening 1   Read More ...

My sister in-law’s grandmother (Sweet Betty) makes these incredible M&M cookies.  Whenever there is a celebration at their house, these always seem to be on the kitchen counter.  They’re not hard and crunchy like so many M&M cookies — these are really light and soft.  It’s like eating a muffin   Read More ...

As far back as I can remember, these caramel rolls have graced my mom’s kitchen table on Christmas and Easter mornings.  They’re thick caramel rolls that are hearty and delicious. She said she found this in a book many, many years ago and has tweaked it to her liking over   Read More ...