How to Make Easy & Delicious Meatballs

How to Make Easy & Delicious Meatballs

    Meatballs are easy to make, delicious to eat.  Better yet, they are versatile.  Make one batch, but create several fun and delicious meals!     The Recipe for Meatballs   1 lb. ground Beef 1-1/2 to 2 lbs. ground Italian Sausage 2 t.…

Biscuits – How to Make a Southern Delicacy

Biscuits – How to Make a Southern Delicacy

  Around here, a person’s cooking skills are judged by their biscuits. They could make a Boeuf Wellington that would make the best chef swoon, but if their biscuits could be used as building material, they ‘just can’t cook’.   I remember visiting at Alona’s,…

Blueberry Dumplings

Blueberry Dumplings

  I am not sure if Holly Page from Ringgold is going to be my new best friend, or my worst enemy. Why? She shared her Blueberry Dumplings recipe with me! On one hand she has some of the best recipes ever, and on the…

Lemonade

Lemonade

  Lemonade is one of those beverages that just hit the spot. Considering how hard we work each day – between jobs, school and family – I want to offer a little reminder and a simple recipe. In order to keep up with our busy…

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad

  Strawberry and fresh Spinach just speaks of a cool break in the middle of the summer heat. The deeper into summer we go, the hotter it gets. I have already ‘glistened’ enough over the stove canning this year to cause a flood in a…

Strawberry Spinach Roll Up

Strawberry Spinach Roll Up

A Strawberry & Chicken Spinach Roll Up is the perfect cool, easy and delicious meal for summer.  The kids are out of school, which means life just got busier. There is more free time as a family – whether that means traveling, or staying home…

Homemade Vanilla

Homemade Vanilla

  Before I go any further, you really need to know that the initial expense of this is high, depending on the amount you want to make and the quality of the finished product. I use a lot of vanilla extract, and I know a…

Amy’s Cookies

Amy’s Cookies

    When I want something sweet and tasty, I mix up a batch of Amy’s Cookies.  I don’t know who Amy is, or who to give credit for the recipe, but I do know they are delicious! The main ingredient is a bit different,…

Country White Bread

Country White Bread

One of the best parts of living a Simple Life is the smell of bread baking.  It soothes the soul and brings a smile to your face every time. Baking bread goes hand-in-hand with winter evenings and soup on the stove.  But, it is delicious…

Peanut Rolls

Peanut Rolls

Peanut Rolls take time to make.  First you bake a sponge cake, and then you have to go through the steps of icing them and rolling them in ground up peanuts.  I will tell you this, though – they are well worth the effort.  Dot…

Aunt Dot’s Hot Rolls

Aunt Dot’s Hot Rolls

  If ever there was a hard and fast tradition in a family, ours would be Aunt Dot’s Hot Rolls. They are also known as ‘Batter Rolls’, but whatever they are called, they are delicious. She began the tradition early in her baking life, and…

Lemon Scones

Lemon Scones

Scones are often associated with British tea, and thought to be nothing more than a biscuit. They are similar. You use butter instead of shortening. They are lighter and fluffier. Add herbs for a savory scone, or fruit zest for a sweet flavor. For a…