Showing posts with the label Granny's Recipes

Easy and Quick BBQ Beef Pizza {And Game Day Foods}

Here are some  Fun Super Bowl Game Day Foods  that might make it to our table this year! Super Bowl Sunday is a day of indulgence not only for football fans but also for foodie fans.  We like to keep our Super Bowl Party fun and easy with delicious appetizers and finger foods. 

Broccoli Cheese Rice Casserole {Granny's Recipe}

Broccoli Cheese Rice Casserole , bubbly, cheesy, rich and so very good.  The perfect old fashioned side dish that graces our table every gathering. This Broccoli-Cheese Rice Casserole goes way back.  In the 70's, it was on every dinner table as the star side dish .

Creamy Beef Stroganoff {Granny's Recipe}

This beef dish is elegant as well as classic comfort food, which may account for its popularity during the '50s.   Creamy Beef Stroganoff is that kind of dish! My Creamy Beef Stroganoff recipe is my Mother's creation, consistently delicious.  I mean, you never wonder if it is going to be good.  Don't you love recipes like that?

Very Simplistic Bread Pudding {Granny's Recipe}

My Mother always cooked exceptionally great food with few ingredients, and her Very Simplistic Bread Pudding was no exception. OLD FASHIONED SOUTHERN BREAD PUDDING There are no special ingredients or fussy techniques to make bread pudding.  This is a dessert that was born out of hard times to use every little bit of leftover bread.  And has become a beloved dessert of the South. Growing up, I never thought of this dessert as a no-frills dessert, just a delicious, comforting dessert that makes you look forward to leftover rolls, breakfast toast, and any stale bread in the bread box.    

Southern Style! Fresh Lady Cream Peas With Delicious Hot Water Cornbread {Granny's Recipe}

Growing up in North East Texas, my Mother knew several truck farmers that grew different kinds of peas in the summer.  During pea season, my sisters and I would gather in the living room with paper bags for the shells and big bowls for the peas and shell peas as we watched soap operas (yes, I use to watch soap operas (whisper) and while we sat with fans blowing on us. It's funny, back then we didn't have air conditioning and we didn't seem to be bothered by the hot summers as much as we do today. Wonder why? I remember, we even would go and get in a circle under our big tree in the backyard sometimes too and shell peas.  Oh, the memories of those days are flooding in. By the time a bushel or two were shelled, Mother would have the first pot of Lady Cream Peas (Sometimes called Zipper Cream Peas) already cooked and waiting for us to eat with some Hot Water Cornbread to go with them, and maybe a slice or two of homegrown tomatoes and onion. We often put

Creamy Skillet Corn {Granny's Recipe}

Creamy Skillet Corn , super simple to make with few ingredients and is a great side dish to take to any gathering using fresh corn cut off the cob that is creamy with surprising crispiness. Look at these beautiful ears of corn I got at Walmart for 15 cents an ear.  I am not surprised that they are running corn on special. Fresh corn is always ready around the first of July here in Texas.

14 Day Sun Pickles {Granny's Recipe}

14 Day Sun Pickles , homemade dill pickles tailored to suit your taste, just not the traditional canning method.  Simple pickling method that leaves you with a fantastic crunchy cucumber. Summer is here in East Texas, and cucumbers are beginning to make in the gardens. One of my favorite summer traditions at my house growing up was making 14 Day Sun Pickles with my Mother.

Fresh Peach Cobbler With A Homemade Double Crust {Granny's Recipe}

Fresh Peach Cobbler made with a bottom crust and a lattice crust on the top that gives the taste of peach dumplings with every bite!   Peach season has arrived here in East Texas, and one of the first things I wanted to make was a Fresh Peach Cobbler , so this last weekend that is just what I did.

Happy Mother's Day Everyone! {Granny's Recipes}

As a tribute to my Mother, I am showcasing some of her wonderful recipes.  My mother was such a simplistic cook, and most of the time she used few ingredients, but she always brought a lot of love to the table with her dishes. Her cooking was all about you enjoying the experience of eating delicious food. Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake German Chocolate Cake Classic Pineapple Upside Cake Cherry Nut Cake Pineapple Chess Pie Daddy's Lemon Icebox Pie Coconut Meringue Pie Homemade Banana pudding Mom's Baked Beans Skillet Fried Corn Fresh Stewed Okra Fresh Pan Fried Okra 7 Layered Salad Creamy Fruit Salad Simple Peach Salad The Famous Macaroni Salad Texas Style Chili Dogs Pimento and Chicken Salad Sandwiches Classic Southern Cornbread Oven Smoked Brisket Stuffed Bell Peppers Salmon Crochets Chinese Style Chop Suey Hope

Creamy Fruit Salad

Granny's Creamy Fruit Salad With Pudding is an old-fashioned classic that will quickly become a favorite in your family.  Creamy Fruit Salad with Pudding {Granny's Recipe} This fruit salad is packed with sweet and juicy seasonal fruits like oranges, apples, grapes, and bananas and is topped with a creamy pudding dressing that makes it a perfect accompaniment to any meal. With its simple ingredients and easy instructions, you'll be whipping up this delicious salad in no time! He is such a fan of fruit and always puts his request in for me to make this.   It was no different this Easter, and again my husband enjoyed it more as a dessert than a salad. It has a lot of refreshing fruits combined with a creamy sauce that can be made with regular pudding.   Also, you can substitute sugar free pudding. Either way, it is a wholesome, healthy fruit salad or a dessert! Creamy Fruit Salad  has been a great hit at all our family gatherings for as long as I can

Homemade Butterscotch Pie + the secret to keeping the meringue from shrinking when baked! {Granny's Recipe}

Homemade Butterscotch Pie , calling for brown sugar instead of white sugar and piled high with swirls of meringue.  Devine for butterscotch lovers out there! Again, another one of my Mother's pie recipes.  Most of you have never eaten at my Mother's table. To go on and on about her gift of baking pies seems a little prejudiced I know.

Granny's Buttermilk Pound Cake

The Buttermilk Pound Cake recipe goes way back to the 50s when my Mother started making it. The star of the pound cake is the buttermilk. One of my favorite and dearest recipes, which my Mother passed down to me, is this delicious Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake . 

Punch Bowl Cake

Punch Bowl Cake is a recipe from the 1970s!  You can vary the ingredients, but starting off with a yellow cake is traditional! Super Bowl Party Cake Punch Bowl Cake is a fun dessert to make and take to a party, family reunion,  or any large crowd gathering. Step back and watch everyone go in awe over it.  Punch Bowl Cake has been around for a long time. I remember my mother making it in the 70s.

Super Bowl Eats! Ham Rolls {Granny's Recipe}

Ham Rolls are the perfect appetizer for any gathering you may have, or if you are like me, you may like to make them just for a snack. Every Thanksgiving, Christmas, or special occasion, you will probably see these on our table. The recipe came from my Mother. There are so many variations now. I have to say hands down, that the ham roll recipe that my mother handed down to me is still my favorite, and that is the one with just ham, cream cheese, and pickles.

Yummy! Old Fashioned Coconut Meringue Pie {Granny's Recipe}

Yummy! Old-fashioned Coconut Meringue Pie, just like Grandma used to make. Get the recipe for the perfect pie filling and a secret to keep the meringue from shrinking! Southern Coconut Meringue Pie Homemade Coconut Meringue Pie is a staple in the South.  The pie filling is a rich, creamy custard loaded with sweetened coconut poured into a flaky, prebaked pie crust, then piled with a luscious cloud of meringue and sprinkled generously with sweetened coconut. I found out this morning that today is National Pie Day . Not knowing this yesterday, I made a Coconut Meringue Pie and an  Old Fashioned Butterscotch Pie to take to our Life Group Meeting this evening. How cool is that!  

German Chocolate Cake {Granny's Recipe}

German Chocolate Cake , three layers of sweet, rich chocolate cake, creamy coconut pecan filling, and covered in a chocolate buttercream frosting. My all time favorite cake at Thanksgiving and Christmas is the classic German Chocolate Cake .

Cherry Nut Cake {Granny's Recipe}

Cherry Nut Cake , three layers of spice cake with a blanket of rich caramel filling adorned with candied cherries and walnuts scattered throughout each layer.  Family traditions during the holidays are what makes memories. My Mother would always make this  Cherry Nut Cake  around Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Pineapple Chess Pie {Granny's Recipe}

Pineapple Chess Pie,   all the ingredients of a regular chess pie except for the addition of a small can of crush pineapple. When I think of some of the pies that my Mother would make during the holidays, I think of this wonderful Pineapple Chess Pie that is so rich and delicious.

7 Layered Salad, {Granny's Recipe}

A classic 70's dish, 7-Layer Salad can be made a day ahead, easy to carry to gatherings, lovely to look at when assembled in a glass bowl.  It is certainly a crowd pleaser.  The 7 Layered Salad has been around for a long time even though as a newlywed in the 70's, I thought that it was my Mother's original creation (smiles).

German Chocolate Pie

If you are a Classic German Chocolate Cake fan, you will be a big fan of German Chocolate Pie. I t is packed with all the richness and chocolate deliciousness of the cake, and it is everything you are looking for in a beautiful holiday dessert! Granny's German Chocolate Pie Granny's German Chocolate Pie recipe is an old recipe passed down to me by my Mother.  My family looked forward to it every Thanksgiving and Christmas.   Do you have a couple of family members who devour a particular pie during the holidays?   At my Mother's house during the holidays, my husband and my sister would try to see who would get the last piece of her Coconut Meringue Pie .