#Basic Recipes

Basic Cream Of Vegetable Soup

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 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...


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...
Chili Recipes That Are Super Tasty

Chili Recipes That Are Super Tasty

Weekends these days are for football (fingers crossed) and chili. Fall might be my favorite season. Nothing makes me happier than curling up on the couch with a big bowl of tasty chili on a crisp day. “This chili has the makings of a champion, but it’s so simple,” says Martha Ray Deen (Charlotte, NC) […]

19 Desserts Filled With Fall Spices

19 Desserts Filled With Fall Spices

Fall spices are the all-star of the spice rack right now. Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger, and allspice make so many meals better. One way we love them is when baking. Fall desserts are so much more than pumpkin spice and our taste buds can’t wait for fall’s arrival. These 19 desserts are filled with fall […]

20 Southern Staple Cornbread Recipes

20 Southern Staple Cornbread Recipes

There’s just something we love about homemade cornbread in the fall. Paired with a bowl of chili, topped with pinto beans or just cooked to golden brown perfection in a cast iron skillet, cornbread is one of our favorite delicious comfort foods. From mom’s classic recipe to something a little spicier, we have a cornbread […]