Category: recipe

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

A few years ago Mick and I stopped at a little store we like to go to for spices I need for pickling and they have some great kitchen gadgets. There is also usually a donut stand outside making fresh donuts that are the… Continue Reading “Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries”

Chicken-n-Dumplins

I have started my own TV Channel! Well, IGTV on Instagram. lol I posted my first video and it only took me about 24 hours to tape it, edit, and upload it. I plan on doing more and hopefully, the quality will get much… Continue Reading “Chicken-n-Dumplins”

Baking up sweet memories

Mary made Rice Pudding and bread pudding all the time. It was creamy and sweet and seemed to take forever to make. It probably didn’t but something that good was hard to wait for. Sometimes she would serve it warm, but usually, it was… Continue Reading “Baking up sweet memories”

We all scream for snowcream

You scream, I scream, we all scream for snowcream!

In the mood for comfort food

This weekend it has been rainy and cold. I don’t think we’ve been outside the house for more than an hour total. It’s been a great weekend to just stay in and cook. Mick talked to his mom this morning and the first thing… Continue Reading “In the mood for comfort food”

Gristmill Gravy

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons bacon grease 1 cup cornmeal 1 cup buttermilk (or whole milk) 1 cup hot water salt & pepper to taste Directions: After frying bacon, or using reserved bacon grease, get the grease hot over med-high heat. Add cornmeal and stir until… Continue Reading “Gristmill Gravy”

The proof is in the Cornbread

The proof is in the cornbread.

It’s a homemade candy kind of Christmas

It’s been a few years since I’ve made candy for Christmas. Mick’s mom gave me her recipe for fudge and I did make that last year. So, that was definitely on the list of candy to make. I made a batch of Moonmallows the… Continue Reading “It’s a homemade candy kind of Christmas”

Yuletide Tales and Eggnog Cookies

These eggnog cookies taste like Christmas, but when you bake them your whole house smells like Christmas!

Cinnamon Rolls aren’t hard, unless you want them to be

As I continue working on my cookbook, I find myself getting distracted by the idea of coming up with new recipes. When my aunt gave me so many of my grandmaw’s recipes she mentioned her cinnamon rolls. We didn’t find a recipe for them… Continue Reading “Cinnamon Rolls aren’t hard, unless you want them to be”

The Appalachian Tale

Memories, recipes, and Tales of an Appalachian Boy.