Creamed Tomatoes
Mom's Jelly Roll
Mom's Warm Bacon Dressing for Spinach Salad
Beer Cheese Dip
condensed soup substitute

Dairy-Free Condensed “Cream” Soup Alternative

Some of those classic casseroles that call for canned condensed cream soups have been absent from my table for years. The primary reason is my milk-allergic family members (primarily my husband who loves those classic casseroles and has a difficult time not eating them when they are available).   Another reason is my attempt to […]

corn casserole

Corn Casserole or Corn Spoon Bread

This corn casserole can also be called a spoon bread because it contains an egg. However, only one egg. It is not the truly souffle-like spoon bread I had at a quaint inn in Virginia many years ago. It is laden with cheddar cheese…. absent from my inn spoon bread experience. However, it is very […]

crispy oven fried chicken

Crispy Oven “Fried” Chicken

Whenever I find myself longing for my mom’s fried chicken or some of the delicious fried chicken that can be found at a half-a-dozen local restaurants near my house here in the South, I turn to this simple recipe for an oven “fried” chicken that really is as crispy, moist, and tender as any of […]

peanut butter oatmeal bars

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

The combination of peanut butter and chocolate + fiber rich oatmeal = delicious dessert goodness. Peanut butter oatmeal bars are an easy and quick treat to make. They are a great to serve family gatherings and potlucks.

hoagie salad

Italian Hoagie Salad

This recipe of my parents-in-law is always popular at gatherings including potlucks, holiday events, and game night parties. It is a great “go-to” dish because it fits in with the food selection no matter the season. Plus, it makes a lot with relatively little effort and no actual cooking. My in-laws usually serve it on […]