Tita’s Hummus (Hoomus) Recipe

Sometimes to find an on-trend recipe you have to go way back in history (ironic, right?). Agriculture began in the Levant, so it makes sense they have had a lot of time to come up with delicious plant based recipes. Hummus (or Hoomus) has been around a good long time. It is simple, clean and delicious. It goes with almost anything from pita chips to … Continue reading Tita’s Hummus (Hoomus) Recipe

Grandma’s Orange Cake with Orange Buttercream Frosting

You never know exactly what the outcome will be when you grab an old recipe card and just go with it. I have mentioned in previous posts that older recipes often leave out many specific details. This is usually for one of two reasons: a) they were just jotting down notes for themselves and they only captured enough details to remember key ingredients/steps because they … Continue reading Grandma’s Orange Cake with Orange Buttercream Frosting

Un-stuffed Cabbage

Cabbage rolls are one of my old school comfort foods. Seasoned rice and hamburger rolled up into cabbage leaves and simmered in a tomato sauce, delicious. As an added bonus it is an extremely economical meal. You can feed a family of 4-6 people for under $10.

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3 Ingredient Beer Bread

Sometimes you want fresh bread but you just don’t want to wait on all that kneading and rising and then kneading and rising again. Sure, you could just buy a loaf of bread, but where is the fun in that? You could buy one of those canned or frozen quick loaves, but who knows what all is in there. The solution? Quick bread.

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Scratch Brownies with Grandma’s Milky Way Frosting

While working my way through grandma’s recipe box I found not one, but two copies of a recipe for Milky Way frosting. They are nearly identical, the only difference being one called for milk while the other called for evaporated milk. When I find two copies of a recipe I have to believe she liked it. It sounded really good (it has a melted candy bar in it), I just needed to come up with something to frost.

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Marshmallow Madness Crispy Rice Treats

It is hard to improve on a classic family treat, but this recipe is even better than the ones you had as a kid. How, you might ask, is that possible? More marshmallows. Freeze dried mini marshmallows (like you find in some breakfast cereals) add a fun pop of color and a little more deliciousness to this recipe. Store any uneaten treats in an airtight … Continue reading Marshmallow Madness Crispy Rice Treats

Grandma Harp’s No Bake “Cheesecake”

OK, this is not a traditional cheesecake. If you are a purist, just keep on scrolling and move past this one. If however, you want to try something unique that will be the hit of any special occasion, keep reading. This is light, sweet, fluffy, and well – delicious. I endeavor to post recipes that don’t require any special equipment or impossible to find ingredients. … Continue reading Grandma Harp’s No Bake “Cheesecake”