The Meat

  • Simple Cheap Meals and Healthy Eating-Chicken Breast over Potatoes Does the phrase “Simple Cheap Meals and Healthy Eating” sound like a contradiction in terms? Sometimes, they are very difficult to bring together, there is no [...]
  • Luckily, making your own pizza doesn’t require you have an oven with the simple use of a skillet and a stove top, you’re on your way to making your pizza “Deliciozo!” You can save yourself [...]
  • Make Country Beef Stew When down home cooking sounds good to you, hearty country food delivers a warm and comforting feeling. One of those recipes most people still will turn to when they are looking [...]
  • How to make Dutch Meat rolls (Boova Shenkel) * 2½ lbs. beef * 10 potatoes * 2 tablespoons butter * 2 tablespoons minced parsley * 1 chopped onion * ½ teaspoon salt * ½ cup [...]
  • If you’re really hungry for biscuits and gravy like your grandma made, check out this recipe.  Years ago, my grandmother would get up at four o’clock in the morning to make her homemade biscuits and [...]
  • This is a spin off on an old Amish and Early American favorite. Beef pot pie was a way to use up scraps of meat and a little vegetables. Beef pot pie is a traditional [...]


Canning and Preserving

Old Fashioned Christmas Dinner Cranberry Sauce

Christmas and Thanksgiving just aren’t complete without some wonderful cranberry sauce to cleanse the palate and top off the holiday meal. If you’re someone who is typically using the canned cranberry sauce, well stop it.. […]

Canning and Preserving

Raspberry Rhubarb Jam

Raspberry rhubarb jam sounds like something that you might make and use during the summer months, but it is a country recipe that is traditional for the holidays too. This homemade jam makes a wonderful […]

Canning and Preserving

Cranberry Conserve

Cranberry conserve is a remarkably tasty alternative to the canned jellied cranberry sauce that you typically would eat at the holidays. There is, in our house, no such thing as the cranberry sauce from the […]

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For the Holidays

Country Desserts

Steamed Fruit Pudding

A nice steamed fruit pudding recipe. * 1 cup raisins * 1 cup chopped suet * 1 cup molasses * 1 cup milk * 1 tsp. salt * 1 tsp. soda * ¼ cup boiling […]

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-Smoking and Barbecuing

Country Style Baked Beans in a Hurry

Summer time isn’t really summer without the tangy taste of barbecued or baked beans at your barbecue. Cooking out is lovelier with some real country recipes picnic food, but sometimes you don’t have time to […]

Holiday Meals

Easy Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry muffins are perfect for a holiday or a weekend breakfast, blueberry muffins are one of those things that no one can resist. These make great coffee break foods as well, and if you’re looking […]