Category: Recipe Corner


  • Easy Slow-Cooker Pecan Pie Bread Pudding

    Place cubed bread and raisins into the slow cooker. Pour in melted butter and toss.
    In a medium bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, corn syrup, sugar,  cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, and salt. Pour the mixture over the bread and raisins. Toss to evenly coat.
    Let stand for 5 minutes.

    December 23, 2022

  • Easy Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

    Easy Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

    I love a semi healthy treat and this recipe for Chocolate Peppermint Truffles is just the ticket to combine natural ingredients with some sugary white and dark chocolate and crushed peppermint candy sticks!

    December 12, 2022

  • Fresh Homemade Cranberry Sauce

    Bring juice and water to a boil in a saucepan; add sugar and spices (Cinnamon sticks, whole cloves, allspice berries)  and cook for about 10 minutes. Strain spices out unless you used ground spices.

    November 17, 2022

  • Chocolate Banana Zucchini Bread

    Brown bananas and zucchini you have left over from you garden? What do you do with them?! How about a loaf of moist chocolatey delicious bread for your taste buds?!

    In a large bowl, whisk together the banana, sugar, eggs and oil.  In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, cacao powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the wet until they are just combined. Fold in the zucchini and pour mixture into your baking pan. Top with pumpkin seeds.

    November 8, 2022

  • Joyful Summer Squash Fritters

    Shred summer squash and place in a bowl. Sprinkle the 1/8 t. of salt and mix. Let sit for about 5 minutes. Squeeze out water from squash with your hands. Doesn’t have to be completely dry, btw.

    September 2, 2022

  • Slow Cooker Chili Con Carne with Beans

    I like to start this recipe the night before and get everything in the crockpot and ready to go.  Then I store it in the refrigerator. Then in the morning, I set it to low and let the chili slow cook all day. If you are in hurry you can omit stew meat & make […]

    June 14, 2022

  • EASY Budget BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches

    This is the easiest budget-friendly pulled pork recipe I have ever come across. Ingredients 1 (14 oz) can of beef broth 1 tsp liquid smoke (optional) 3 pounds of boneless country pork ribs 1 (18 oz) bottle of barbeque sauce 12 Hamburger buns Sliced cheese (optional) Coleslaw (optional) Directions Step 1 Pour a can of […]

    June 14, 2022

  • Depression Era -Hoover Stew

    Cook the macaroni according to the instructions on the box.

    While the pasta cooks, slice the hot dogs into thin “coins.”

    Open cans of tomatoes and corn or beans, but do not drain.
    Combine the contents of the cans and the hot dog slices in a large pot, and bring to a simmer
    Break up the tomatoes into small chunks as the mixture heats.
    Drain the macaroni when it is barely al dente. Reserve the cooking water to add to the stew, if needed.
    Add the macaroni, and continue simmering until all of the ingredients are thoroughly heated and the hot dogs are cooked

    June 8, 2022

  • Mulligan Stew aka Hobo Stew Recipe

    Like many recipes, the naming origins of Mulligan Stew are a bit murky. Mulligan stew is defined as “a stew made from whatever ingredients are available” and its first-known use dates to 1894. It’s essentially a combination of meat, potatoes, and vegetables, in any and all combinations. That means there’s a ton of variety in […]

    June 3, 2022

  • WWII Navy Bean Soup Recipe

    The small, white, and economical Pea Bean or Haricot provided a very filling, and nutritious protein during times of food rationing.  Over time the pea beans also came to be widely known as  Navy Beans because they were such a staple in the U.S. Naval diet during the second half of the 19th Century. The Navy’s original soup was called Bean Soup and this soup was served regularly to Navy members during World War II. Their original recipe called for the use of ham stock instead of chicken broth

    June 3, 2022