Category Archives: Dinner

How to make Horseradish and Horseradish Sauce

Several years ago, I bought some fancy horseradish and put it in the ground, full expecting it to go wild and thrive.  Well, I put it under the Butternut tree, which produces juglone into the ground around it.  This makes … Continue reading

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How to make the world’s best potato salad (aka, my mother’s potato salad)

It’s finally spring here, the snow has mostly melted, excepting the glaciers where the plows left large piles.  It’s been such a long winter, it feels like I should be skipping around the alps and singing “The Hills Are Alive!”   Instead, … Continue reading

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Fruit cobblers & bettys

Fruit cobblers and bettys are some of the easiest desserts you can make.  More people should, they’re dead easy.  So, as they’re some of my, and my family’s favorites,  I’m gonna walk you thru how I do it. First, you … Continue reading

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Roast garlicky brocoli with buttered pecans

This is a super yummy dish.  Even the kids ate it! Here’s how it all goes together. Roast your brocoli – I used frozen, so had to par-boil it first. Lay it out on an oven tray with 5-6 cloves … Continue reading

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Kickin’ Chicken – two meals out of one

A while back, I started thinking about roasting chicken.  Growing up, I was never a fan – I couldn’t love the dry taste of roast chicken.  Until now, I’ve been a purist about boneless-skinless breasts, because of all the juicy … Continue reading

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How to make yeast

Didja ever wonder what you’d do if you didn’t have access to Fleischman’s Dried Yeast? I do.  It IS one of the questions which keeps me wondering.  So, being me, I researched it.  Turns out that before about 1880, most … Continue reading

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Brussels sprouts with apple, bacon and raisins

It’s November and I’ve been putting my garden to bed.  We got, shoveled, and raked a trailer load of half composted horse manure onto the garden a couple of weeks ago, but not before picking the last of the goodies … Continue reading

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