amish banana muffins

I made up a batch of these Amish banana muffins for tea time today. As soon as Gracie walked through the door we each had one with a cuppa. I have a ton of old Amish recipes I picked up at an estate sale in Harmony Minnesota. Harmony is Amish country, and I was so…

amish mayonnaise biscuits

I like to make biscuits to go with soups and salads, and this is definitely one of my favorite recipes for them. They’re so easy, with minimal ingredients. They go together in a flash, and the mayonnaise makes them extra moist and fluffy! ~ preheat oven to 375 degrees F. ~ 2 cups unbleached, all…

diner meatloaf stacker

There used to be this little cafe in Red Wing that served all sorts of different stackers. Stackers, traditionally, are hot, sometimes open-faced sandwiches served with mashed potatoes and some sort of gravy or sauce. You eat them with a fork and knife. Another stacker featured on my blog is a Thanksgiving Turkey Stacker. Here’s…

oreo cookies & cream dream shake

Sometimes it’s fun to enjoy a cocktail that’s masquerading as a decadent ice cream treat! We decided to create one for our New Year’s Eve celebration this year. You could omit the alcohol for the kiddos or for people who don’t imbibe. I think you’re going to love this creamy, dreamy shake! If you don’t…

grandma’s morning glory salad

Here’s a little salad that I like to make as an addition to breakfast and brunch menus. It’s so delicious and fruity. A little tangy, a little crunchy with a hint of lemon. It’s pretty sweet, so it could even double as dessert! Don’t be tempted to add marshmallows to this salad. It doesn’t need…