Creamers and Peas in Dill Sauce

America's most popular vegetable is the potato. We enjoy them boiled, baked, fried, microwaved, steamed, roasted, and mashed, with or without their peels. By themselves potatoes are quite low in calories an...

Roasted Red Pepper

There is nothing like the deep sweet flavor that is created by roasting a red pepper, and I would have to say the aroma of peppers over a fire would have to be one of my favorites. Many times I will use my ga...

Plantation Cornbread

One of my favorite meals I recall as a kid was one my mother referred to as Plantation Cornbread. Comprised of ham, chicken, and mushrooms in a gravy spooned over a fresh-baked cornbread, this treat would usu...

Bacon Wrapped Green Bean Bundles

Bacon and green beans. Now who wouldn't like that? This simple to prepare dish is a "seconds please" way to serve green beans at your table. To prepare Bacon Wrapped Green Bean Bundles: fresh green b...

Some Days Are Better Than Others

Yesterday was just one of "those" days. We all have them, we don't ask for them, we certainly don't want them, but from time to time we still seem to end up with them. I was to meet with my elderly father and...

1945 General Foods Cookbook

The images of hollyhocks and a white picket fence depict a perfect rural life in 1945. "Music to any woman's ears is that remark, and never more than to the woman who is queen of a big and busy rural house...