#Satisfying Recipes


Sour Cream Coffee Cake -My Favorite!

By Beth M.
For many years this has been one of my favorite coffee cakes because it is made...

CELERY SOUP

By Jan W
This recipe has been in our family for years, my dad and grandmother made it all...

Granola with Blessings, from a dear friend

By Beth M.
Making this is so worth while, it is easy to make, tastes super, and makes a...

Scones made Brian's way

By Beth M.
This recipe was shared with me in 2008, by a recently retired spouse of the minister...

String Bean and Linguica Soup

By Beth M.
From an old Boston Globe article, dated Feb.27, 1985: Gaspar's is a sausage success story. Simple recipes...

Spanish Stew - Beverly E.'s recipe

By Beth M.
Beverly E. is a friend from church, who visits from N.J. during the summer months. She...

Caramel Apple Pecan Pie

By Diana Smith
My family loves Pecan pie and Apples with caramel. I decided to combine them and satisfy...

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

By Diane Taylor
I found this recipe on the Internet and the family loved it. I added drained corn...

Chicken Pie - MY WAY

By Beth M.
This was so easy! I had prepared "Chicken Any Way", and I had decided to...

Potato and Sausage Fritatta

By Beth M.
I forgot to remove something from the freezer for supper, and I just decided to use...

SPLIT PEA SOUP WITH HAM

By Beth M.
January 6, 2012 started out cold with snow flurries early, then it became sunny and it...

Not Your Average Cabbage

By Lynda Hayes
My grandmother grew up on a potato-tomato farm. They had a couple pigs and an ox...

CHICKEN FRIED STEAK WITH CREAM GRAVY

By Ellen Bales
All the men in my life have loved this recipe. My late husband used to claim...

FAVORITE INDIANA GREEN BEANS & SAUSAGE

By Ellen Bales
My mother made this several times every summer when I was growing up and I have...

EVERYDAY EASY BROCCOLI BAKE

By Ellen Bales
Ripped from a magazine, circa 1990. It appears to have come from the Campbell's Soup Company....

Mom's Fried Mush

By Ellen Bales
Fried mush was a staple in our house when we were growing up. As I recall,...

Baked Round Steak with Gravy

By Mary Kay Nugent
This is one of my favorite comfort foods AND a favorite of the whole family...simple, delicious...

CHEESY SCALLOPED BROCCOLI

By Ellen Bales
My mother-in-law's scalloped cabbage has been such a hit that I decided to experiment with broccoli....

CHICKEN CREAM GRAVY

By Ellen Bales
In my opinion the best chicken gravy is made with drippings, not chicken stock; and it...

BREAKFAST IN A BUN

By Ellen Bales
Another wholesome and hearty breakfast idea from incredibleegg.org. This can be eaten on the go or...

SOFT-COOKED DIPPING EGGS

By Ellen Bales
Why is it that in movies the characters are always eating soft-cooked eggs from an egg...

PASTA WITH BROWNED BUTTER & MIZITHRA CHEESE

By Ellen Bales
This is an original from The Old Spaghetti Factory and has long been a favorite of...

CROCKPOT BAVARIAN DINNER

By Ellen Bales
Found this recipe at Recipelion.com and tweaked it just a bit to suit my tastes. I...

CHICKEN & CABBAGE

By Ellen Bales
I have tweaked this recipe because of the cooking times for the chicken. This is definitely...
12 Pulled Pork Recipes

12 Pulled Pork Recipes


Raise your hand if you love pulled pork! Smoky, sweet, and tender pork, what’s not to love?! From sandwiches to tacos to quesadillas to grilled cheese, pulled pork is a welcome addition to all of our favorites meals. No matter if you are team ketchup or team vinegar, you’ll find a homemade pulled pork recipe […]

15 Recipes for a Scaled Back Fourth of July Barbecue

15 Recipes for a Scaled Back Fourth of July Barbecue


Fourth of July may look a little different this year but it’s still our patriotic duty to enjoy delicious food. These scrumptious recipes are made with readily available ingredients and leftovers are just as good. Start with some Strawberry Salsa served with pita chips (tasty on top of chicken too). Grill Chipotle Lime Chicken and […]

Recipes for an Easy and Tasty Family Picnic

Recipes for an Easy and Tasty Family Picnic


Looking for an activity to do with the family? Have a picnic! Whether it’s in a local park or just in your yard, on a nice summer day take your meal outside. I’ve put together a menu of easy recipes for a family picnic everyone will enjoy. “Hot, humid summers in the heartland call for […]