Creamed Tomatoes
Mom's Jelly Roll
Mom's Warm Bacon Dressing for Spinach Salad
Beer Cheese Dip
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 […]

lentil sloppy joe

Lentil Sloppy Joes

Lentil Sloppy Joes are an inexpensive, healthy alternative to the meat laden version while still having the flavors of the classic. By serving over rice or on a vegan and/or gluten free bread, they can also be a great vegan and gluten free dish. While it is great that lentil sloppy joes are low in […]

Cardin Drive In Chipped Ham

Cardin’s Drive-In in Knoxville, TN

Cardin’s Drive-In in East Knoxville, Tennessee is an authentic blast from the past that is serving up some great food and ice cream today. Like some of my favorite places including Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl in Ohio and Stewart’s Drive-In in West Virginia, Cardin’s is not a modern take on a classic (like Sonic) but […]

crockpot beanie weinie corn bread cass

Crock Pot Hot Dog, Baked Beans, and Cornbread Casserole

I was searching for a recipe that would utilize baked beans and hot dogs, could be made in a slow cooker, be inexpensive and easy, but be more than just beanie wienies when I found several versions of this recipe. Most of the recipes called for the corn bread topper to be made from scratch, […]