breakfast · dessert · Recipes

Dad’s Chunky Apple Sauce

Sweet cinnamon spiced apple sauce– can be served fresh, frozen or canned. Dad’s Chunky Apple Sauce Yield: about 6 cups   Prep: 5 minutes   Cook: 15 minutes Ingredients 8 large Macintosh apples- peeled, cored and sliced thick ½ cup water 2 lemon slices ½ cup sugar ¼ tsp cinnamon 1/8 tsp nutmeg Combine apples, water, and lemon… Continue reading Dad’s Chunky Apple Sauce


Nana Pat’s No-Bake Spider Cookies

Sweet, salty, crunchy, chocolaty. Nana Pat’s No-Bake Spider Cookies Yield: approx. 30 cookies   Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 0 1 bag chocolate chips 1 bag butterscotch chips 1 cup salted peanuts 2 ½ cups dry chow mien noodles In a double boiler, melt the chocolate and butterscotch chips together. Combine the peanuts and chow mien noodles… Continue reading Nana Pat’s No-Bake Spider Cookies

dinner · Recipes

Butternut Squash Ravioli with Creamy Pistachio & Brown Butter Sage Sauce

There are no words… you have to try this. But prepare yourself because there is some work involved. Butternut Squash Ravioli with Creamy Pistachio & Brown Butter Sage Sauce Ingredients: 1 cup butternut squash, mashed 1/4 cup ricotta 1/4 cup butter 1 cup heavy cream 1 clove garlic, grated 1/4 cup grated parmesan 1 tbsp… Continue reading Butternut Squash Ravioli with Creamy Pistachio & Brown Butter Sage Sauce

baked goods · Recipes

Nana Josie’s Soft Molasses Cookies

Nothing says Christmas like a soft, ginger and spice, molasses cookie. Nana Josie’s Soft Molasses Cookies Yield: approx. 24 cookies Ingredients 1 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 1 cup molasses 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1/3 cup hot water 1 tsp crème of tartar 3 tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 1 tsp all spice… Continue reading Nana Josie’s Soft Molasses Cookies

Appetizers · dinner · Recipes

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Meaty balls of goodness coated in a sweet and tangy tomato sauce. Serve them as an appetizer, take them to a pot luck, or make them for dinner if you don’t want to share. Sweet & Sour Meatballs Yield: 24 meatballs   Prep: 20 minutes   Cook: 40 minutes Ingredients For the Meatballs: 1.5 lbs lean ground… Continue reading Sweet & Sour Meatballs