Category Archives: Comfort Food

Farm & Garden Chicken Pie

I made a chicken pot pie with some of the bounty from Grandma’s garden and meat from a broiler we raised last summer.       It was a rather improvised recipe of what I had on hand. … and … Continue reading

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Where did the month go?  I turn around, and four weeks have gone by since my last post! By special request:  This recipe for stacked enchiladas (sometimes known as Mexican lasagna, or enchilada pie), comes from my mother-in-law.  She taught … Continue reading

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Rendering Beef Fat into Tallow

Every once in awhile I find myself doing something which, if you’d told me twenty years ago I’d be doing, I would have thought you had gone off the deep end.  I think this is in part because God has a … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Potato Salad

Somewhere back in the mists of time, I believe one of my grandparents used to make this potato salad.  My mom painstakingly copied it into her recipe collection, which I pirated wholesale just before leaving the nest. Of course, I … Continue reading

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Pie Crust Cookies

Ever get your pie crusts all nicely rolled out and still have some dough left over?  What to do, what to do… My mom taught me to roll them out flat and sprinkle them with cinnamon & sugar, and bake.  … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Spread

I’ve delayed posting this one for awhile, because I keep meaning to take pictures of how we smoke salmon and put that up first. However, now that we have once again smoked salmon, not once but twice, and I still … Continue reading

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Light and Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

I love buttermilk biscuits.  When I was growing up, my mom would make them regularly for breakfast.  We’d smother them with butter and jam or honey, and eat them by the truckload. Now that I’m baking them for my own crew, … Continue reading

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