Creamy Cole Slaw
Pizza Burger
Watermelon Sorbet
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caramel icing on banana cake

Caramel Icing

My daughter was having a difficult time deciding what kind of cake she wanted for her birthday, so I suggested that she decide what type of icing or frosting she wanted first then we could figure out a cake that went with it. So, I started naming over all the frosting and icing types I […]

banana cake

Grandma’s Banana Cake

In my mom’s recipe box, I found a recipe in my paternal grandmother’s handwriting for banana cake. I can’t say I remember either my mom or my grandmother making a banana cake, but I decided I wanted to give it a try. My daughter wanted caramel icing for her birthday, so I suggested we try […]

shrimp salad

Simple Shrimp Salad

Inspired by lobster rolls, I decided to make a shrimp version. It did not take me long to decide not to try and make my own New England-style hot dog buns to put the shrimp mixture in, so my shrimp roll quickly became a shrimp salad. Although a traditional lobster roll has only mayonnaise, I […]

Stilesboro biscuit

Stilesboro Biscuits in Kennesaw, Georgia

Awesome! It may be the only word needed to describe Stilesboro Biscuits in Kennesaw, Georgia; it is the first thing that comes to mind when I think of eating one of their delicious biscuits. (Of course, it is rather unfortunate that when thinking of that word I also hear the song from The Lego Movie […]

refrigerator bread and butter pickles

Refrigerator Bread and Butter Pickles

A great deal on pickling cucumbers at a local farmer’s market was more than I could resist. I decided to make a two easy types of pickles that did not require canning…my mom’s freezer pickles and a refrigerated version of my husband’s mom’s bread and butter pickles. If I’d known that bread and butter pickles […]