We had just returned from back to back trips. Although the family visits were fun, the need for a good home-cooked meal was seriously on our minds. Standing at the butcher’s counter I happened to spot a gorgeous chuck roast. That chuck roast made it into our basket, along with a great bottle of wine, […]
Why Old Fashioned Yeast Rolls? Let me explain. We were visiting our family last Thanksgiving, relishing in the fact that we weren’t responsible for the feast. While staying out of the way and witnessing all that was going on in the kitchen, I was fascinated as I watched my stepdaughter prepare these old-fashioned yeast rolls. It was […]
Angel Food Cake may be a bit old fashioned but it holds a very special place in the hearts and minds of the Cooper family. The recipe goes back some 200 years. It was a recipe that my husband’s great grandmother used. It has been passed down for generations and my husband’s cousin and I are continuing the legacy.
When doing my research on Homemade Graham Crackers, I found a really interesting piece of history I just had to share. Sylvester Graham, a Presbyterian minister, invented graham crackers, also known as graham wafers, in 1829. They started out as an unsweetened or a mildly sweetened food. Over time, graham crackers have become what we […]