Pizza Widgets

Before purchasing my wedgedcast iron pan, I had reservations.  I could cook cornbread in my corn stick pan or in my round cast iron pan, perfectly every time.  So why would I want to purchase another pan to take up valuable real estate in my kitchen? A magazine talked me into it.  Yup, I saw … Continue reading Pizza Widgets

Rhubarb Pudding Cake

I came into some Rhubarb (thanks Mom!) and am finding clever ways to use it.  I came across this recipe on pinterest.  I recommend if you make this you trim back on the sugar coating.  I made this and carried it to work.  I work with alot of sweettooth’s and only had one comment of … Continue reading Rhubarb Pudding Cake

Peppered Beef Tips

I found an easy recipe on pinterest for Peppered Beef Tips.  I was shocked at the wonderful flavors and this became an instant family pleaser.  I made this in my crockpot on a hot summer day, but I for see making this as a winter oven dish baking on low like a pot roast all … Continue reading Peppered Beef Tips

Skillet Cookie

This recipe was in a magazine I recently purchased.  I always guinea pig my family and test recipes on them.  This cookie is one large cookie cooked in a cast iron skillet and has wonderful flavor.  I disagreed with the execution of the recipe and have made one change, which will benefit everyone!  Instead of … Continue reading Skillet Cookie

Iron Skillet Cornbread

Have you ever made cornbread from a pre-packaged mix?  Cornbread is relatively easy to make skipping the mix and using pantry ingredients. Preheat oven to 425 degrees placing a 10 inch non-stick skillet on the middle rack.  I use my pre-seasoned lodge skillet. While the oven and skillet is heating up wisk in a large … Continue reading Iron Skillet Cornbread

Barbecue Brisket

I am from the Midwest.  Nice choice of perfectly delicious meats are everywhere.  I have lived here in Texas for more than 25 years, and meat selection is not prime here.  Texas is known for oil, not prime cuts of beef.  Here they barbecue beef brisket and call it delicious.  In the Midwest, this is … Continue reading Barbecue Brisket