This recipe came to me by way of an old friend who worked with me many years ago. Her name was Gisela and she was born and raised in Berlin. She grew up during WWII and shared many stories about her experiences during that difficult time. She eventually married a U.S. soldier and moved to …

While holidays usually come fully equipped with all of the standard, traditional fare, special dietary requirements sometimes send us in search of new options. This year, I came across this awesome sweet potato option that is really easy, healthy and looks absolutely festive on the table. This comes from another site called OneHotOven.com INGREDIENTS: 1 …

I am trying to find interesting and tasty ways to eat healthy and use up my leftovers. As the mother of 6 and the Grammy of “almost” 13, I have a lifelong habit of cooking things in large batches. This has become problematic for me as I struggle to cook as well for 2 as …

There’s nothing like a pan of slow cooked baked beans. Every family has its very personal take on what makes the perfect baked beans, not unlike the family meatloaf recipe or the spaghetti sauce recipe. Other than a few basics, there’s really no wrong way to do this. In fact, this dish is a very …

For many years, we would travel to Denver to visit my husband’s family. One of the highlights during that time would be a family outing to the iconic White Fence Farm. There we would have a home style dinner of fried chicken and the trimmings. Among our favorite “starters” served was the creamy kidney bean …

It’s Vidalia onion season and I went out looking for a recipe for something new and different to highlight these wonderful, sweet gems. Something that made onions the star (without making onion rings). I found several recipes for onion galettes and decided to give it a try. I ended up going my own direction and …