#Nostalgic Recipes


APRICOT PIE

By Ellen Bales
This pie reminds me of childhood. We had an apricot tree in the backyard and, while...

Cherry Limeade Cake-Annette's

By Annette W.
I wanted to make an over the top cake for my dad and husband for Father's...

Circus Peanut Pudding

By Tiffany Bannworth
This is a modern recipe with a vintage taste. If you loved Circus Peanuts as a...

HAM & BEANS WITH DUMPLINGS

By Ellen Bales
When I was a child in the '50s, this hearty meal was on the menu every...

Junkyard Special

By Noelle Myers
This sandwich has a lot of Nostalgia for my family, two of my favorite people loved...

MOM'S BLUEBERRY BUCKLE

By Ellen Bales
Wow! is all I can say. This recipe takes one back to childhood and all those...

OLD-FASHIONED BEEF & NOODLES

By Ellen Bales
A very memorable comfort food served interchangeably with Chicken and Noodles--both with homemade mashed potatoes (no...

SCHOOL-TIME PEANUT BUTTER CAKE

By Pat Morris
This is my revision of a Peanut Butter cake served in our lunchroom/cafeteria when I was...

Strawberry Coconut Jelly Cake

By Rose Mary Mogan
This cake is MY INTREPETATION OF THE REX JELLY CAKE that Mama always made when I...

THELMA'S CHICKEN 'N' NOODLES

By Ellen Bales
My mother made the world's best chicken and noodles and I make mine as close to...
24 Warm Weather Side Dishes

24 Warm Weather Side Dishes


When the weather gets warmer, relaxed summer dinners are a must. Grilling dinner becomes a weekly activity. But what to serve with your burgers, chicken, fish, or steak? Easy side dishes like grilled vegetables and lots of salads. Everything from grilled corn salad to fresh watermelon and cucumber tomato salad. Don’t worry… we’re sharing delicious […]

Zucchini Recipes for Summer

Zucchini Recipes for Summer


While Memorial Day is the unofficial beginning of summer, for me it really starts when I see store shelves full of zucchini. One reason I love zucchini so much is the health benefits. They’re low in carbs, high in fiber, and filled with essential vitamins. But, another reason – and it’s the main one – […]

20 Recipes for a Yummy Memorial Day

20 Recipes for a Yummy Memorial Day


It’s time to unofficially kick-off summer with a Memorial Day cookout. Whether you’re gathering with a small group of friends or just keeping the day to family, there is one thing that is the same. Everyone wants to eat good food. From main and side dishes to desserts, here are some menu ideas for a […]