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 →

Incredibly Moist Carrot Cake with Almond Cream Cheese Frosting

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And it’s beautifully dense. This is the kind of cake that makes you want to “mmm” with every bite. Jimmie’s birthday was last week and I wanted to make him Continue Reading →

Old-Fashioned Bread Dressing for Your Thanksgiving Table

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We just call it dressing in our family and it wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without it. Grandma Betty used to make it half with oysters and half without. My husband’s family Continue Reading →

Incredibly Moist Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Our youngest son, Noah, is a percussionist in a very prestigious high school marching band. They won the state 4A competition last year which was very cool and very exciting! Continue Reading →

Homemade Cubed Steaks with Mushroom Gravy

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This is one of those meals that is definitely guest-worthy! Invite over some friends, Burn the Candles, and enjoy a lovely evening of wonderful conversations with people you care about. Continue Reading →

From Scratch Super Moist Yellow Pound Cake

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I spent a fair amount of time searching the net for what I thought sounded like the perfect yellow cake recipe and found this one. It turned out to be Continue Reading →

Homemade Pizza Dough

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It’s all about homemade pizza dough on the blog today. We eat a lot of pizza in this house–a good portion of it homemade. I’ve been using Jiffy Pizza Crust Continue Reading →