Danish Frikadelle “Meatballs” with Gravy

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I love finding and making centuries-old recipes that sound like they’d be really good, and discovering they are! Danish Frikadelle or frikadeller are somewhat flattened egg-shaped ground pork/veal/beef meatballs. They’re Continue Reading →

Old-Fashioned Dumplings

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No, not the Bisquick kind plopped by spoonfuls into boiling liquid. Well, these are put into boiling liquid, but not by ploppy spoonfuls. These dumplings are my great-grandmother’s recipe and Continue Reading →

Old-Fashioned Turkey Manhattan with Dressing

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Happy Thanksgiving! I pray God blesses you, your family, and friends abundantly today and every day! May you be surrounded by those you love and your table be groaning under Continue Reading →

Old-Fashioned Apple Butter & Fried Biscuits

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When apple butter comes to mind, I think of old country cooking and brisk autumn days. 🍁 I remember a long closed buffet restaurant called Mac’s Steakhouse in Shelbyville, Indiana Continue Reading →

Old-Fashioned Blueberry Preserves

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Down here in the south, we’re past blueberry picking season, but if they’re still available in your area, this easy recipe makes seriously delicious old-fashioned preserves. I was lucky enough Continue Reading →

Authentic Coney Dog Sauce

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Did you know that Coney Dogs didn’t originate in Coney Island Amusement Park in Brooklyn, New York? The recipes were brought to the U.S. by Greek and Macedonian immigrants who Continue Reading →

Simple & Deliciously Filling Old-Fashioned Meatloaf

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There are probably a gazillion recipes for meatloaf on the internet. Here’s one more. 😋 Just because something’s easy or old-fashioned doesn’t mean it’s not a worthy contender in the Continue Reading →