Molasses Crinkles
Homemade Sugar Cubes
Mom's Fruit Cake
Cherry Sauce for Ham
Homemade Marshmallows
Pumpkin dip

Pumpkin Dip

Looking for something quick, easy, and dessert-ish to serve with other finger foods for a holiday gathering? Pumpkin Dip might just the thing that makes your finger foods or snacks complete. This dip only takes a couple of minutes to mix together. It is best if it is allowed to chill in the refrigerator for […]

German chocolate cake

German Chocolate Cake with Coconut Pecan Frosting

German chocolate cake is something that I have never been that into…except for its icing. I love its coconut-pecan icing. It was never a cake that my mom or grandmothers made very often. In fact, the only person I remember frequently making a German chocolate cake was my uncle. He made two desserts that I […]

coconut pie slice

Oatmeal Pie

The only place I have ever had Oatmeal Pie is in the Amish Country of Ohio. I read that it is/was popular in the southern United States as well. However, I have never found it on a menu since moving to the South more than six years ago. It does remind me of pecan pie, […]

Buckeye Balls

Buckeye Balls

Having lived most of my life on the West Virginia side of the West Virginia-Ohio border I often heard jokes about the Buckeyes(Ohioans) being worthless nuts. Buckeye trees were common in the area, so I was also aware of making sure to distinguish between buckeyes and chestnuts when collecting nuts. However, my favorite reference to […]

coconut date balls

Coconut-Date Balls

One of the recipes I found stuffed in my mom’s recipe box was on notebook paper that I recognized as being from my paternal grandmother’s recipe binder. The handwriting did not quite look like my grandmother’s, but it was close enough that I assume it was either her or one of her sisters who wrote […]