Biscuit Drops

I made this recipe for the first time to use up my leftover buttermilk.  Waste not want not, right?  I was surprised it called for cayenne pepper.  A different twist for a American style biscuit. Preheat oven to 475 degrees. I lined my cookie sheet with parchment paper for easier cleanup. 2 C all purpose … Continue reading Biscuit Drops


Tamales are a labor of love.  I made this recipe yesterday for dinner and it has a huge prep/assembly time.  Started at 4:30 and we ate at 7:15.  The love you put into these tamales will put smiles on faces and make full, happy tummies. You will need a large 8 qt pot with lid … Continue reading Tamales

Apple Pandowdy!

Cookbooks are a true marvel.  They can unlock the secrets of the yummy past.  This day and age we cook differently than half a century ago, and 30 years before that it was different too. This week, in my busy schedule I swung by the antique shop that I like to hit every now and … Continue reading Apple Pandowdy!

Honey Pie

A term of endearment and a slice of deliciousness! Recently a co-worker gave me a large jar of honey.  It is liquid gold you know!  A small jar of local honey costs around $8.50.  This was a jumbo jar and I have no idea of price as it was a gift. So what does one … Continue reading Honey Pie