Gram’s Potato Salad

There are several recipes I have picked up from my mother that I have not yet found one that can rival it.  Her potato salad is one of them.  Today, I took the time to measure out how much I put in for the ingredients.  I’m the toss it in type.  I rarely measure.  AndContinue reading “Gram’s Potato Salad”

Cheesy Bread Sticks & Pizza Crust

I’ve tried multiple recipes on my family and this is the one for the best Cheesy Bread Sticks and for making our pizza crust.  It is a copy cat recipe for Pizza Hut’s Cheese Bread Stick’s, but again, I’ve made some modifications!  🙂 Cheesy Bread Sticks & Pizza Crust Makes 1- 11×15 inch crust orContinue reading “Cheesy Bread Sticks & Pizza Crust”

Sandwich Birthday Cake

Today my eldest son turns 12!  One of the traditions I’ve carried on from my mother when I was a kid is making unique cakes for our birthday.  My mother is very good at decorating cakes and taught me well.  She made my siblings and I’s wedding cakes and was even commissioned by a fewContinue reading “Sandwich Birthday Cake”

Waffles

We eat waffles every Wednesday in our house.  My kids enjoy the routine of knowing what’s for breakfast. The original recipe is from Betty Crocker.  I’ve made changes to suit me. Breakfast Waffles 2 eggs 1 cup flour 2/3 cup milk 1/4 cup oil 1 TBsp sugar 1 TBsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1 tsp vanillaContinue reading “Waffles”

November Meal Plan

For those of you who like to meal plan, here is what my November meals will look like. My family likes big breakfasts and don’t like to experiment much on new recipes.  So you will find eventually that a lot of our meals are similar.  But, for now, I’m going to try a bunch ofContinue reading “November Meal Plan”

Pannekoeken

I think just about every country has their own version of a pancake.  Growing up in my household, we had pannekoeken or Dutch pancakes.  Oma and Opa arrived in America from Holland (Netherlands) in 1956.  They brought many wonderful traditions and recipes our family enjoys, but Dutch pancakes are probably the most enjoyed in Mr.Continue reading “Pannekoeken”