Martha’s Best Sugar Cookies

As the title of this post suggests, this a recipe for Martha's best sugar cookies. At this point, you might be wondering: Who is Martha? Quite simply, Martha Carol Kidd Campbell (formerly Witty) was my mother-in-law. This is a recipe she passed down to me before she Continue Reading

Making Chocolate Eggs

This past Easter (which at the time of this writing was less than a week ago), my mother and I were trying to figure out what we could do to take in as treats to my daughter’s first grade class (which only has 7 kids). My mom remembered the candy-making supplies and chocolate she Continue Reading

Basic Beef Stroganoff

  I don't know about you, but I've always loved a good beef stroganoff. There's just something about lean, tender beef in a rich cream sauce that really hits the spot on a cold night. The length of time spent cooking is what really helps the beef get tender. You can always Continue Reading

Applesauce Brown Betty

Today is National Apple Brown Betty Day! Nobody really knows how the brown Betty got its name. It's said that it was named for the African-American slave who invented it hundreds of years ago. A recipe for the now-famous concoction was first published in Yale Literary Magazine in Continue Reading

Chicken and Apple Dumplings

Today is National Apple Dumpling Day, and it's also National Chicken Month, so I thought it would be neat to combine those two ideas into one scrumptious post with this chicken and apple dumpling recipe. I found an old dumpling recipe in a scrapbook my husband's mother had made Continue Reading