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Chicken or Turkey Enchiladas ready to serve.

Chicken or Turkey Enchiladas

This recipe is great for leftover holiday turkey! The recipe originated in a 1989 edition ...

Caramel Apple Cookies ready to eat.

Caramel Apple Cookies

I was bored today and started playing around in the kitchen. This is what I ...

Inside of the Cornish Pasties.

Cornish Pasties

This is a good old fashion pasty that brings back fond memories of family holidays ...

A platter of Hocus Pocus Buns.

Hocus Pocus Buns

Watch these hocus pocus buns disappear after you make them!

A platter of Fried Sweet Potato Tidbits.

Fried Sweet Potato Tidbits

I looked and looked for a recipe for fried sweet potatoes. I was unhappy with ...

A platter of Almond Peanut Butter Balls.

Almond Peanut Butter Balls

I took my peanut butter ball recipe and added my own touches. They are really ...

A stack of Chocolate Peanut Butter Pecan Pie Cheesecake Bars.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pecan Pie Cheesecake Bars

This happened when I couldn't decide what to bake for my husband's birthday. I made ...

A stack of Apple Pancakes.

Apple Pancakes

I make these pancakes very often. They are really good with whipped cream. I got ...

Grandma's Chicken Pot Pie baked to a golden brown.

Grandma's Chicken Pot Pie

My grandma didn't cook fancy dishes, but every one of them was filling, made with ...

My Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes in a cast iron skillet.

My Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes

My mom always made sweet potatoes using this recipe. They're delicious! Try not to think ...

Pumpkin Scones with a cup of tea.

Pumpkin Scones

A bit of a different take on your plain old scone... pumpkin scones with a ...

Traditional Cranberry Relish with orange zest on top.

Traditional Cranberry Relish

For the holidays, we serve up several different cranberry sides. This is more of a ...

Southern Buttermilk Biscuits with jam and butter.

Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

My grandmother taught me how to make these Southern buttermilk biscuits way before I was ...

Slice of Crustless Pumpkin Pie on a plate.

Crustless Pumpkin Pie

Easy and delicious... kids helped me make this pie!

A slice of Potato Kugel on a plate.

Potato Kugel

I love ethnic foods and kugel is one of my favorites. It's a Jewish casserole ...

Sunday Roast Chicken Dinner ready to serve.

Sunday Roast Chicken Dinner

In Grandma's house, Sunday dinner meant roast chicken. She'd put it in the ...

Perfect Sugar Cookies decorated.

Perfect Sugar Cookies

The BEST sugar cookies you will ever make. Great for cut-outs and decorating! Depending on ...

Decorating a cookie with Sugar Cookie Buttercream Frosting.

Sugar Cookie Buttercream Frosting

This is by far the best frosting I've ever used on my sugar cookies for ...

Bowls of Orecchiette With Sausage and Broccoli.

Orecchiette With Sausage and Broccoli

Orecchiette are little bowl-shaped pasta "ears" that hold creamy sauces very well. For this, I ...

A platter of Grandma's Butter Cookies.

Grandma's Butter Cookies

Paula Deen ain't got nothing on butter when it comes to these buttery goodness treats!

Apple Pie Bread Pudding in a bowl with ice cream.

Apple Pie Bread Pudding

My father-in-law is 95 and he only likes sweet things, so I'm always trying to ...

Buttermilk Cornbread in a Jiffy ready to be sliced.

Buttermilk Cornbread in a Jiffy

What's really good about skillet cornbread? It’s soft and moist on the inside and golden ...

A platter of Nana's Rum Balls coated in powdered sugar and chocolate.

Nana's Rum Balls

I know there are plenty of recipes for rum balls on here, but my recipe ...

A slice of Boston Cream Pie on a plate.

Boston Cream Pie

My friend and neighbor Jane Mc Williams made this for my birthday because I said ...