Recipes from my personal collection that my family loves.

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Easy Four Loaf Whole Wheat Bread

This is my year to get back into bread making! I started off the year with a brand new Kitchenaid Professional 600 575 Watt Stand Mixer. After being unable to make a simple small batch of all white flour rolls, and stinking up the house with…
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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake A simple, but completely delicious and frosting smothered carrot cake. Doesn't include yucky stuff like pecans or pineapple (which are fine on their own, but not in carrot cake). For the Cake4 eggs1/2 cup applesauce3/4…
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Quick & Easy Chili

Quick & Easy Chili This is a super fast chili recipe and tastes great. Use a good salsa, the salsa and the seasonings are the key to making this chili so good. 2 pounds ground beef1/2 onion (, chopped)1 tablespoon minced garlic2…
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Banana Bread

Banana Bread A super banana-y bread made with whole wheat; chocolate chips optional but yummy! Reduced sugar from many banana breads, the banana provides the rest of the sweetness. 2 cups whole wheat flour1 teaspoon baking soda1/4…
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Ice Cream Pumpkin Pie

Ice Cream Pumpkin Pie This is THE pumpkin pie to make for the holidays! I usually have to make 4-6. Another yummy find at Allrecipes. 1 1/2 pints vanilla ice cream (, softened)3 eggs1 3/4 cups pumpkin puree3/4 cup white sugar1/2…
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Chili Seasoning

Chili Seasoning Much better chili seasoning than store bought packets. 4 teaspoons chili powder1 tablespoon dried minced onion1 tablespoon dried (, minced garlic)2 teaspoons ground cumin2 teaspoons dried parsley2 teaspoons salt1…
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Unbelievable Cinnamon Rolls

Unbelievable Cinnamon Rolls These are so incredibly good it's unbelievable! 1 teaspoon white sugar2-1/4 tsp active dry yeast1/2 cup warm water1/2 cup milk1/4 cup white sugar1/4 cup butter1 teaspoon salt2 eggs (, beaten)4 cups all-purpose…
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Stuffed Pork Chops with Smoked Gouda & Bacon

Stuffed Pork Chops with Smoked Gouda & Bacon We couldn’t get enough of this. I baked these instead of grilling and they were divine. Can’t wait to try them on the grill. From Allrecipes. 2 ounces smoked Gouda cheese (, shredded)4…
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Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon

Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon Incredibly good; modified a lit from Allrecipes 1 (3 pound) whole filet of salmon, skin on, scored slightly into the flesh6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil4 large garlic cloves (, minced)2 Tablespoons…
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Frog Eye Salad

Frog Eye Salad Give it a chance, it tastes better than the name eludes to. This is a great salad to take for a picnic or barbecue. 1 cup white sugar2 tablespoons all-purpose flour2 1/2 teaspoons salt1 (46 oz) can unsweetened pineapple…
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Ranch Dressing/Dip & Crab Salad

Ranch Dressing/Dip Choose one: 1-1/2 cups mayo or 1 cup mayo + 1/2 cup sour cream1/2 tsp (rounded) dried chives1/2 tsp (rounded) dried parsley1/2 tsp (rounded) dried dill weed1/2 tsp onion powder1/2 tsp garlic powdersalt and pepper…
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Twice Baked Potatoes

Twice Baked Potatoes These are so filling and tasty, they’re really a meal on their own, 4 baking potatoes – wash (, wrap in aluminum foil, and baking in a 350F oven for about an hour)1 lb bacon – fry (, drain, cool and crumble)1/2…