Monthly Archives: October 2011

Chocolate Cake

Looked high and low to find a good chocolate cake recipe and one that is also a country old-fashioned type one.  The recipe coming up has been called rich, real and devil’s food cake.  I chose this one since it is an easy recipe to follow and does not require all types of utensils.  It is also one that should satisfy most chocolate lovers as it is sweet but not overly sweet.   You don’t need to wait for a special occasion to bake a cake.  Why not try your… Continue reading

Bacon Wrapped Chicken

One of the best ways to make your chicken as tender as it can possibly be, and still to make moist chicken recipes is the use of the slow cooker. In many cases, you can find a cheap slow cooker. It need not be state of the art, although we’ve come to really enjoy cooking with the three pot slow cooker because it makes it easy to get a great meal slow cooked as you’re working.

Chicken recipes in the slow cooker are always moist and always delicious. This one, designed to be minimal trouble, tends to be very tasty… Continue reading

Garlic and Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

roasted potatoesOne of the most savory and delicious side dishes, garlic and rosemary roast potatoes go well with pork roast, beef roast, steak, or nearly any other type of meat. In fact, for a fast meal on a night when you’re not particularly hungry, these are a delicious stand alone meal.


Garlic and Rosemary are two wonderful herbs that can be used with almost anything and they really set off the taste of the potatoes. Add a drop of butter and a sprinkling of salt and freshly ground pepper and you’re going to be literally impressed by the taste that… Continue reading

Country Canning Recipes-Apple Butter

From an older Amish or Pennsylvania Dutch Cookery book, this recipe for apple butter is simply outstanding. Make it in a large batch or in a smaller one so that you have just enough for fresh apple butter for a country meal. You can also considering giving it away as gifts for Christmas or another holiday. Nothing is as delicious as a gift from your kitchen.

Country recipes for apple butter are as individual as the cooks who are making them. Apple butter has always been a favorite, spread onto warm toast or muffins, or even heated slightly and used… Continue reading

Apple Or Peach Strudel

apple strudelPeach or Apple Strudel makes a superb ending for a country meal. Particularly when you are looking for inexpensive country recipes, you’ll love it. Apples are as american as.. well.. as Apple pie, but peach and apple strudel are delightful country desserts that everyone loves.

Top your peach or apple strudel with some home made whipped cream for a rich ending to any winter time country meal. If you’re counting calories, then change over to some non dairy whipped topping and save a few so that you can eat another spoonful.

To Make Apple or Peach Strudel You Will Need:… Continue reading