Category: Main dish

Wilma's Scalloped Potatoes 0

Wilma’s Scalloped Potatoes with Ham

Wilma Schmidt, Dwaine’s mother, passed this recipe on to him in her own handwriting.  I’ve updated it a bit and am now passing it along to you. Wilma lived into her 90s, and she passed along many recipes from her days as a farm wife.  Raised during the Great Depression, the recipes...

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Best Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

There are a few dishes that just scream “Comfort Food”, and Homemade Chicken Pot Pie is certainly one of them.  Smelling that buttery crust and rich, creamy filling baking in the oven on a chilly fall day is what baking is all about.  And what’s better than preparing a pie from scratch,...

Easy and Fast Baked Chicken 0

Easy and Fast Baked Chicken

Fast baked chicken?  Snort.  That’s just crazy talk. Well, it would be if you did it the old-fashioned way, prepping the bird, preheating the oven, baking for a few hours and pulling out a chicken with dry breast meat, rubbery, yellow skin and under-cooked thighs.  Sigh.  Who needs it? This two-step method...

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All-Natural Whole Wheat Bierocks with Cheese

If you’ve never had a bierock (we pronounce it BEER-OCK in Kansas where I grew up), you are really missing a treat. This authentic German bierocks recipe using ground beef comes from Ellis, Kansas, center of the Volga-Deutsch settlements that sprung up all over Kansas and Nebraska in the 1870s.  It’s a soft,...

London Broil from the oven 8

Easy London Broil Recipe

An easy London Broil recipe for the oven!  You’ll love the results. I hate waste.  To me, waste represents the absolute worst thing we can do to the environment.  After all the work of production, all the energy that’s been used in creating something to eat or wear or use . ....