Potato Salad

There is nothing like comfort food at a picnic. Potato Salad is always a staple at our picnics along with macaroni salad, deviled eggs, baked beans and of course hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill. I have been making my potato salad this way since I began cooking many years ago…we won’t say how long! This was the same […]

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Scalloped Potatoes & Ham

Whether you like Scalloped Potatoes as a side dish or Scalloped Potatoes & Ham as a main meal, like we do, this recipe is comfort food at it’s best. Usually I make this early in the day and cook it in the slow cooker. Today I didn’t plan ahead so I cooked it in the oven instead. Either way I […]

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Amish Style Chicken & Noodles

This is an Amish Chicken & Noodles recipe we found years ago and we have adapted to our taste. I find this especially good because it makes a large batch. We make it the first day with homemade mashed potatoes. The second day we eat the leftovers without the mashed potatoes. This is another one of my favorite meals. Very […]

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Cheesy Bacon Hasselback Potato

When I make these potatoes, I pop them in the microwave. It only takes about 8 minutes for two medium potatoes. They can also be baked in the oven for 40-60 minutes. You can add anything you like to these potatoes or change them up by using a different cheese like fresh parmesan or one of your favorites. Wash your potatoes with […]

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German Potato Salad

German Potato Salad is one of those dishes I tell my husband he makes SO MUCH better than me….lol. That way it became one of his special dishes and I get out of making it. I had to work and he had the day off, so I put chicken in the slow cooker for our supper tonight. I needed to purchase some […]

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Loaded Baked Potatoes

Who doesn’t love baked potatoes filled with cheese, bacon, sour cream and onions? When I make these for dinner, they are our meal. I think these turn out so good because of the bacon and bacon grease. I save all my bacon grease and use it many times while cooking. Everyone thinks bacon grease is so bad for you. But […]

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Easy Microwave Butter Potatoes

These potatoes are easy to make and so delicious! A great side dish when you’re in a hurry or just want potatoes that taste great. My mother in law loves whenever I make them for her. Whether you are a beginner cook or have been cooking for years, anyone can make these.   Peel and dice 5 medium potatoes.   Place potatoes into a 2 […]

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Slow Cooker Zuppa Toscana Soup

This is my version of Zuppa Toscana Soup. One bowl is a complete meal and so delicious. You can make this soup hot and spicy, as I did, using hot Italian Sausage or whatever Italian Sausage is your favorite to get the amount of heat you want. One batch makes four large soup bowls full.   Ingredients   Add cooked sausage, […]

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Packet Potatoes

I had a night off from cooking! My husband made me this fabulous steak dinner. He fixed the steak and potatoes on the grill. It was in the 60’s in Northern Ohio in February, what a beautiful day to cook on the grill! My husband is a wonderful cook. Cooking on the grill is his specialty. Years ago, when my […]

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