#Basic Recipes


Basic Cream Of Vegetable Soup

By TERRI OPGENORTH
I was looking for a way to use up a bit of asparagus...I came upon this...

Basic Fried Rice

By Jo Zimny
I really like this recipe. You can use all sorts of things in it like...

Chewy Lemon Cookies

By Stacia Osborn
I just posted another lemon cookie recipe too. Here is Lemon Cookie #2. I had been...

Hamburger Vegetable Soup

By Sandy Johnson
I invented this tonight. This is just a basic recipe; you could do your own thing...

Pullman Bread Pain De Mie

By Deb Crane
I bought a pullman bread pan years ago. Pain De Mie in french. I finally did...

Basic Pancakes

By Cindi M Bauer
I've always made my pancakes pretty much from scratch, and this is the recipe I've been...

Kari's Quick Mix Oatmeal Muffins

By Rose M. Helle
Kari made this with different variations for our 50th Anniversary celebration - was a hit for...

Summertime Macaroni Salad Ala Aunt Max

By Deb Lund
I grew up eating this simple macaroni salad at every summer gathering that we had. ...

Rustic Marinara Sauce

By Tam D
This is just your basic homemade marinara sauce. I call this one rustic because it's...

CHEWY OATMEAL COOKIES

By Tere Gill
This is my favorite oatmeal cookie recipe that I have used for forty years. I have...

Basic Mashed Potatoes

By Karen Feinen
Just the basics! Potatoes make such a versatile with which to experiment. Try adding...
11 Cookies That Scream Spring

11 Cookies That Scream Spring


If you’re looking for a quick and easy dessert or just want a little something sweet, cookies are a go-to. A batch can be made in no time, and they’re always a hit. Ingredients can be customized based on what time of the year you’re baking. Come spring, we like to brighten up the flavors […]

14 Snacks for Cinco De Mayo

14 Snacks for Cinco De Mayo


Send your taste buds south of the border with these tasty Mexican appetizers. Cinco de Mayo is a fun holiday. We can’t think of anything more fun than celebrating with finger foods. Fresh salsa, kicking guacamole, cheesy corn dip, meaty queso … each bite will be a party of flavors in your mouth. Turn your […]

8 Fun & Flavorful Margarita Recipes

8 Fun & Flavorful Margarita Recipes


Guacamole and chips just taste a little better with a margarita. Sitting on the back patio on a warm day is a tad more relaxing sipping on a frozen margarita. They are traditionally made with tequila, triple sec, and lime juice. One reason we love margaritas, though, is you can adjust ingredients to suit your […]