Old Fashioned Shortbread

Old Fashioned Shortbread A few years ago I was asked to cook some shortbread from a vintage cookbook for a fundraiser at the local women’s club. These old fashioned shortbread cookies were what I made. It was interesting to cook something from a really old cookbook. In the past they were not so big on…

Appetizer Round-Up

Appetizer Round-Up I’ve got you covered this holiday season with my Thanksgiving appetizer round-up. These are 8 of my favorite recipes and I enjoy entertaining with them. Not only can you make these for entertaining at your own home, but some of these travel well and are great if you are going somewhere. I hope…

Garlic White Beans

Garlic White Beans You know I like eating beans and we as a household like to pair cooked beans with meat, poultry and other proteins. These garlic white beans pair well with steak. I like to pair them with carne asada. Garlic White Beans 2 lbs. carne asada 30 ounces white beans, drained and rinsed…

Gem Cakes

Gem Cakes I like to go antiquing. One year I was at my favorite antique mart and discovered this gorgeous cast iron pan with multiple compartments. Turns out it was for making gem cakes as I discovered after I purchased it.  Anyone that knows me knows I LOVE doing research, maybe I should have been…

Thanksgiving Sides

Thanksgiving Sides Every holiday we face a season of entertaining, at home and at other’s. This round-up of seven Thanksgiving sides from sloCooking.net is here to help you make it through this holiday season with a minimum of stress and effort.  I hope you enjoy these dairy free and gluten free recipes. Seven Sides a…

Heather’s Sauteed Veggies

Heather’s Sautéed Veggies I have been going through a folder of old recipes and have discovered many recipes I had forgotten about like this recipe for Heather’s sauteed veggies. I have a stack here from 2008-2009. Makes me sad that I never shared them with you, but happy that I am able to bring them…

Simple Pumpkin Muffins

Simple Pumpkin Muffins I discovered this recipe a long time ago. I like to make these simple pumpkin muffins in the fall, but these are a year round recipe. While this recipe calls for using a box mix, you can certainly take your favorite homemade cake recipe to make these simple pumpkin muffins. My family…

Fighting Food Insecurity in America

A Bit About Food Insecurity In the United States, 1 in 9 people struggles with hunger.  There are 37 million people face hunger in the U.S. today. This number includes more than 11 million children and nearly 5.4 million seniors facing food insecurity. There are no boundaries to hunger and food insecurity touches every community…

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween May you and your family have a happy and safe and happy Halloween this year. Enjoy your time with your kids, take lots of pictures and make plenty of memories. While you’re at it, don’t forget to check any candy your kids bring home with them before they eat it.