My favorites

My favorites

  • 31 Recipes
My favorites
Scandinavian Almond Bars

Scandinavian Almond Bars

My kitchen was warm as I had made cupcakes earlier so that did not help.   Made cookies today. We are going to have to go on a diet of no cookies for a while
Family Favorites - Lemon Cream Wafers

Family Favorites - Lemon Cream Wafers

These pretty, dainty “tea” cookies simply melt in your mouth. They are a cross between butter pie crust and shortbread with a tangy filling
Apple Cider Pie

Apple Cider Pie

  Fine Cooking Pie Cookbook did it again. I rarely make a two crust pie, but the recipe for the Apple Cider Pie looked so good that I thought I would just have to try it
Mocha Cinnamon Fingers

Mocha Cinnamon Fingers

and cinnamon in this recipe – Myrna likes waxed paper for the same purpose.  I like my covered bar cookie pan for carrying cookies like these
Candied Almonds

Candied Almonds

  I was tired of making cookies and candy so when Sue spotted this recipe for Candied Almonds on the internet, at budgetbytes I just had to try them
Coffee-filled Banana Bread Stacks

Coffee-filled Banana Bread Stacks

My husband. really, really liked this coffee-flavored banana bread.   The coffee flavor in the bread itself is
Pickled Carrots

Pickled Carrots

  Years ago there was a restaurant we ate at that served pickled carrot slices on their salad bar. Alas, the restaurant has since burned down, and I never had them again
Cornmeal Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

Cornmeal Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

This recipe,. from “Better Homes and Gardens Holiday recipes 2011", has good directions. for making it ahead – a good idea if you have a busy household during the
Chicken Caesar Salad

Chicken Caesar Salad

My family's all time favourite salad and I had to try it at home. So simple yet so yummy. Who says it takes great effort to dish out mouth watering dishes
Easy Pickled Beets

Easy Pickled Beets

  I was planning for a family group over to eat a buffet style meal and needed to fill in with some pickles
Family Favorites - Cranberry-Orange Pound Cake

Family Favorites - Cranberry-Orange Pound Cake

A yellow cake mix, Instant pudding mix, orange peel and Cranberries, what could be easier. 5 Minutes to put together and a hour to bake and you have a versatile cake that can be used for a coffee hour or a dessert when you use the sauce that comes with the recipe
Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake

Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake

The mystery has been unveiled. the mystery that has been haunting me for a long time. mystery behind egg-less "Sponge" cake
Individual Pot Roasts with Herbs and Carrots

Individual Pot Roasts with Herbs and Carrots

This is a. perfect recipe for chuck roast – it was easy, tender and delicious. I have both. rosemary and thyme growing in pots, so it was perfect for us
Celery and Corn Sauté

Celery and Corn Sauté

  I made it in my favorite. I can’t help. it – I live in “corn country”.   So here’s. one more corn recipe – this one from "The Ultimate Southern Living
Family Favorites - Snickerdoodles

Family Favorites - Snickerdoodles

  This recipe is one I have used since I bought this cookbook in 1963.  Betty Crocker’s Cooky Book. Betty Crocker (General Mills) reprinted it in later years and the recipes are the same if you can’t find a earlier edition
Chicken with Garlic and Herbs

Chicken with Garlic and Herbs

  I am a fan of Fine Cooking Magazine. I enjoy reading it and have used many of the recipes. Several, however, are a little more complicated than most of us will do on a daily basis
Citrus Curd

Citrus Curd

I never make something that might scorch easily except in my double boiler. Citrus Curd ready for gifts
Peanut Beef Stir Fry

Peanut Beef Stir Fry

I used a pint of my home canned beef broth. Busy Family Favorites”. creamy. Here’s a. quick  stir fry that doesn’t use exotic
Cream Cheese Spritz

Cream Cheese Spritz

crisper cookie than my usual all-butter recipe. with both my son and our grandkids – they can sprinkle on sugar or decorate
Hawaiian Sweet Bread

Hawaiian Sweet Bread

coarse sugar on top – my son and grandson took it home with them - and the.  I have seen recipes for Hawaiian Sweet Bread