Tag Archives: comfort food

It’s What’s On The Inside

I love pizza and hot sandwiches. If you are like me, you can still get your “fix” and stay low carb by stacking the ingredients that are inside a sandwich or on top of a pizza. I don’t miss the … Continue reading

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Porcupine Meatballs

┬áLet’s make comfort food. This will satisfy you on those nights when you are really hungry. That may be every night for some of us! Seriously, you know what I mean. Sometimes you just need some comfort food; meat and … Continue reading

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Prepping to relax

It is spring break and we get the chance to go to the beach. We have found we have to get acclimated each time we go down and it takes a couple of days. The pattern is always the same. … Continue reading

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Sunday Eggs for Two

These eggs are great on the weekends. When we are at “The Shack,” we love to fill our plates, pour hot coffee, and go out on the porch to listen to the seagulls while we eat. Ingredients 4 eggs 1/4 … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Chicken

I find it so comforting to walk in the house at the end of a long day and smell a yummy dinner cooking. I love using a crock pot but find some recipes take additional steps like browning and adding … Continue reading

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Yummy Bacon

I came across this recipe on another blog (The Nourished Kitchen). It is by a guest blogger named Brenda from http://www.wellfedhomestead.com. It is so, so, so, so, good. That’s right, all the ingredients are in your Hand Me Down Pantry. … Continue reading

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Pantry Meat Loaf

There are endless possibilities for meat loaf, the ultimate comfort food, with the pantry. This is an awesome, mellow meatloaf that you can make with your pantry stock. It goes great with spicy side dishes. If you want to jazz … Continue reading

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I “HEART” Marcia Adams

The BEST hand me down recipes of all time come from Marcia Adam’s cookbook called “Cooking from Quilt Country.” The recipes from the book come from the great Amish women’s kitchens. The book is beautiful and is actually interesting to … Continue reading

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New pantry page

I have created a new page devoted to the pantry set up and the recipes that go with it. I hope it makes it easier to get cooking by putting them all in one place. It is called “The Pantry.” … Continue reading

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Bring a covered dish

Ok, while there is nothing vintage or unique about this recipe, it was handed down to me about 20 years ago so it’s been around awhile for sure. For me it was a standard in Iowa at all get togethers … Continue reading

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