Pennsylvania Dutch Shoo-Fly Pie

Here in Pennsylvania Dutch Country one of the most popular recipes to the region is the Shoo-Fly Pie.  There are so many versions of this pie available including the Chocolate Shoo-Fly Pie with Peanut Butter icing over the top portion which we receive each Christmas from our Amish neighbors.  That is so delicious! The one … Continue reading Pennsylvania Dutch Shoo-Fly Pie

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Lemon Chiffon Pudding

I came across this Grange Book recipe and just had to make it because we really enjoy lemon desserts. I added a bit of Limoncello to the batter to ramp up the lemon flavor.  If you give this a try let me know if you enjoyed it. Happy cooking and baking!  

Holiday cookie baking in full swing

Since Columbus Day cookie baking has been in full swing for me.  I plan to have all cookies done before Thanksgiving as I did last year, when I was able to create a wonderful cookie tray to share on Thanksgiving.  I plan to make this a yearly tradition. When do you begin cookie baking?

The Chaotic Cooking-Through Challenge: Month Twelve – Our Final Month of Our Challenge

Well...we have come to the final month of our cook-through challenge. So to end it I really want to have another *Wildcard month* That means only one thing: you can make any recipes from the cookbook which you haven't made so far during this challenge I encourage you to have fun, take photos, share your … Continue reading The Chaotic Cooking-Through Challenge: Month Twelve – Our Final Month of Our Challenge

The Chaotic Cooking-Through Challenge: Month Eight

Yeah - December has arrived!  That means we are at month eight of our Cooking-Through Cookbook Challenge and you probably know already which category I've chosen; don't you?! December only means one food for devouring by children of all ages: COOKIES!!! When I dream of Christmas I always dream of cookies and I'm sure you … Continue reading The Chaotic Cooking-Through Challenge: Month Eight

The Chaotic Cooking-Through Challenge: Month Five

Welcome to month five of our cooking-through cookbook challenge. I hope you're having fun! This time of year for us is when Autumn is beginning to come around and Fairs are in full swing.  Baking and comfort foods are about to take center stage in our kitchens. So for September let us enjoy: homemade-from-scratch cakes … Continue reading The Chaotic Cooking-Through Challenge: Month Five

The Chaotic Cooking-Through Challenge: Month Four

We now have been cooking-through our books for three months and have enjoyed various recipes.  I have been enjoying this challenge especially since I've really been looking at certain sections of the book and reading various recipes which I've been overlooking for many years.  Even though I'm not making every recipe in my book I … Continue reading The Chaotic Cooking-Through Challenge: Month Four