All About Gardening

Gardening is perhaps one of the best hobbies that a more laborious nature lover can take up. The reason why I choose to call this hobby laborious is because it surely does involve a good deal of physical activity. This Read More …

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5 Things to Do with Leftover Biscuits

Tips from Grandma’s Kitchen! 5 Things to Do with Leftover Biscuits We all know that buttery, flaky biscuits are considered a Southern staple. You can dress them up with fruity jams, savory butters, or just stick a piece of crispy Read More …

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Bread Pudding

To some, Bread pudding is simply cubed stale bread that is soaked in a mixture of milk, sugar, and eggs, and then baked.To others, it is so much more! When soaked in custard and mixed with your choice of sweet Read More …

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Some Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Barbecue

Every spring, North Americans (particularly the Southern United States) gear up their grill, stock up on the meat and prepare for those mouth-watering barbecues. But how much do we really know about the art of barbecuing?Barbecue or barbeque or BBQ… Read More …

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Minced Meat & Onion Pie

Minced beef is cooked with vegetables and seasonings served encase in flaky pastry.The filling is similar to shepherds pie.Starting with ground beef, chopped onions and carrots all cooked with a beef stock to make a rich beefy filling. INGREDIENTS:For the Read More …

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NANA’S VEGETABLE SOUP

INGREDIENTS: 2 to 3 lb. boneless beef roast1 c. onions1 c. celery1 c. carrots1 c. green beans1 c. lima beans1 c. peas1 c. corn1 c. okra2 chicken bouillon cubes1 qt. tomatoes2 beef bouillon cubes1 tsp. pepper2 qt. water1 tbsp. sugar1/2 Read More …

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Homemade Bagel

INGREDIENTS: 2 cup warm water about 100°-115°F2 pkg active dry yeast3 tbsp sugar3 tsp salt5 3/4 cup unsifted all purpose-flour3 qt water with 1 tbsp sugar1 egg yolk beaten with 1 tbsp waterCornmeal STEP BY STEP: Combine water and yeast Read More …

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NANA’S TOMATO & CHEESE MACARONI

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups macaroni1 quarts tomatoes1 tsp. sugar1 tsp. dry mustard1/2 tsp salt1/4 tsp pepper1/4 tsp celery seed1 cup grated cheddar cheese STEP BY STEP: Cook and drain macaroni according to package directions. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spoon 1/3 Read More …

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Hoagie Bake

Servings:8 persons Time to make:10 minutes preparation, 35 minutes cooking INGREDIENTS: 16 oz refrigerated crescent rolls1/4 lb salami1/4 lb cooked ham1/4 lb pepperoni sausage8 slices provolone cheese8 slices swiss cheese2 tbsp grated parmesan cheese3 eggs, beaten STEP BY STEP: Preheat Read More …

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NANA’S SWEET-SOUR CHICKEN

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 lb. chicken1 bottle Russian dressing1 jar pineapple and apricot jam1 pkg. dry onion soup mix STEP BY STEP: Start by cutting the chicken into bite size pieces. Preheat oven 350 degrees. Mix together dressing, jam, onion soup; Read More …

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Hearty Vegetable Beef Soup

INGREDIENTS: 2 lb Stew beef, cubed3 1/2 quart Water1 each Onion, chopped1 tbsp Salt1/2 tsp Thyme1/2 cup Split peas1 1/2 cup Corn2 each Onions, sliced1 each Large potato, cubed1 cup Spinach, chopped1 cup Green beans, chopped1 cup Green peas6 each Read More …

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NANA’S SWEET AND SOUR MEATBALLS

INGREDIENTS: 1 med. can V-8 juice1/2 can water12 ginger snaps3 tbsp. brown sugar3 tbsp. lemon juice2 lbs. hamburger1/2 c. bread crumbs1 eggGarlic and onion powder to taste1/3 c. ketchup STEP BY STEP: Bring first 5 ingredients to a soft boil Read More …

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Braised Chicken

INGREDIENTS: 3 lbs. chicken1 ea onion, halved2 cloves1/2 cup streaky bacon, chopped4 cups vegetable stock or water4 carrots4 turnips, quartered12 small leeksBlack pepper, ground as requiredCelery sticks, quarteredBay leaves to Garnish as requiredSalt as required STEP BY STEP: Put the Read More …

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NANA’S APPLE CRUNCH

INGREDIENTS: 8 Apples, peeled and sliced1 tsp Nutmeg1 tsp Cinnamon CRUNCH:1 c. brown sugar1 c. all purpose flour1/2 c. unsalted butterSalt (pinch) STEP BY STEP: Preheat oven to 350°F.Put chopped, sliced apples in a pan 13×9 and sprinkle with nutmeg Read More …

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Grandma’s Blue Ribbon Cheesecake

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled1/8 tsp orange extract1 cup sugar1 butter, melted3 tbsp sugar3 pkg (8 oz) cream cheese, room temp3 eggs, room temp STEP BY STEP: Grated orange peel or fresh berries Read More …

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NANA’S LARGE CRUMB CAKE

INGREDIENTS:1 box Duncan Hines Butter Recipe cake mix (yellow)This cake is outrageous. DO NOT let the box mix scare you away!!! CRUMBS:3 sticks butter, melted3 c. flour3/4 c. granulated sugar1/4 tsp. salt1 1/2 to 2 tbsp. cinnamon STEP BY STEP: Read More …

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QUICK & EASY NANA PUDDIN’

INGREDIENTS: 2 boxes instant vanilla pudding2 c. cold milk1 carton sour cream4 bananas1 box vanilla wafers1 sm. Cool Whip STEP BY STEP: Mix pudding and cold milk.Add in sour cream, next add in Cool Whip.Put in pan a layer of Read More …

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GRANDMA’S PUMPKIN WHOOPIE PIES

INGREDIENTS: 2 c. brown sugar (firmly packed)1 c. oil1 c. cooked pumpkin2 eggs1 tsp.cinnamon1 tsp. vanilla1/4 tsp. ginger1/4 tsp. ground cloves3 1/2 c. flour1 tsp. salt1 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. baking soda STEP BY STEP: Preheat oven to 350°F.Beat first Read More …

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Brown Rice Pudding

Servings:3-4 persons Time to make:10-15 minutes INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup uncooked regular or quick-cooking brown rice3 tbsp honey3 tbsp margarine1/4 tsp ground cinnamon3/4 cup milk1/4 cup raisins, optionalcreamhoney or brown sugar STEP BY STEP: Cook rice as directed.Stir in 3 tbsp Read More …

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Blueberry Pineapple Delight Cake

Servings:16 Servings INGREDIENTS: 1 can (20 oz) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained1 box (18.25 oz) lemon cake mix2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries2/3 cup light brown sugar1/2 cup margarine or butter, melted STEP BY STEP: Preheat oven to 350°F.In a Read More …

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