EZ PEASY SOUTHERN PEACH COBBLER

Peaches are not in season, so I am using frozen peaches.  If you make my recipe, the rule is NEVER use can peaches! EZ PEAZY SOUTHERN PEACH COBBLER 3 boxes refrigerated ready-made pie crust, 2 (16 oz.) packages frozen peach slices, 1/4 cup light brown sugar,  3/4 cups white sugar, 1 1/2 sticks of butter, 1…

GIBLET GRAVY

GIBLET GRAVY2 turkey necks, 4 turkey gizzards, 1 turkey heart, 4 eggs, 1 cup white onions, chopped, 2 celery stalks, chopped, 5 tablespoons self-rising flour, 5 tablespoons butter, 1/2 teaspoon ground thyme, 1 bay leaf, 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning, 1 tablespoon granulated garlic, 1 tablespoons chicken bouillon, and 1/2 tablespoon black pepper.Wash the necks, gizzards,…

RED VELVET CAKE

RED VELVET CAKE 2 ¼ cups cake flour, sifted, 3 tablespoons cocoa powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon baking powder, ½ teaspoon salt, 2 ¼ cups sugar, ¾ cup butter, 2 large eggs,  2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 1 ½ teaspoon apple cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon red food coloring, 1 ½ cups buttermilk, room temperature, 1/4 cup walnuts, finely chopped. Preheat oven to 350…

CRUMB COFFEE CAKE

 CRUMB COFFEE CAKEThis recipe will bring fond and delicious memories to many of us that grew up attending school in Los Angeles.  Whenever I was fortunate enough to have fifteen cents, I would rush to the nutrition line at Maclay Junior High School and buy a piece of crumb coffee cake.  This recipe is shared…

MASHED POTATOES

MASHED POTATOES I received a recipe request to mashed potatoes.  Mashed potatoes are going to be one of their Thanksgiving dinner  side dishes 6 medium size russet potatoes, 1 stick of salted butter, 1/4 cup cream cheese, 1/4 cup sour cream, 2 tablespoons fresh parsley finely chopped, 1 tablespoon jar minced garlic, 1/4 cup evaporated…

HAM LOAF

HAM LOAF 1 pound smoked ground ham, 1 1/2 pounds ground veal, 2 eggs, beaten, 1 1/2 cup bread crumbs, 1 cup heavy whipping cream, 1 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 1 teaspoon granulated garlic, 1/2 cup white onions, chopped, 10 pineapple slices, 10 Maraschino cherries. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Get…

BEEF SHANKS

Let’s get some moist and tender beef shanks in 30-minutes. Beef bones are rich in bone marrow.  Bone marrow can add that over the top flavor and body to your stock.  This just might be the best dish I have made in my Insta Pot. BEEF SHANKS 4 pounds beef shank, 3 tablespoons vegetable oil,  2 tablespoons…

SIMPLE SYRUP

Simple syrup is commonly used for a glaze on baked goods, to sweeten tea, coffee and cocktails. SIMPLE SYRUP 2 cups sugar, 2 cups water Get out a saucepan, add the sugar and water, bring to a boil.  Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook until all the sugar is dissolved.  Remove from the…

ROAST TURKEY

ROAST TURKEY 1 (10-12 lb.) turkey, ¼ bell pepper, 1 celery stalk, 2 sticks butter, softened, 1 medium yellow onion, 2 garlic cloves, minced.  Seasoning salt, paprika, poultry seasoning,  black pepper, fresh thyme, chopped, fresh parsley, chopped, and fresh sage, chopped add these seasoning into the butter sticks, set aside. Remove the turkey neck and…

TOMATO CASSEROLE

TOMATO CASSEROLE 6 medium ripe tomatoes, sliced 1-inch thickness, 1 cup diced tomatoes, 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/4 cup celery, chopped, 1/4 cup red onions, thinly sliced, 1 teaspoon seasoning salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped, 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped, 1 1/2 cup smoked gouda cheese, shredded,  parsley sprig Get out…

REAL CHILI

REAL CHILI 1 pound 80/20 ground beef, 1 pound smoked sausage, cut in chunks, 2 (14.5 oz.) cans diced tomatoes and chilies, 1 (15 oz.) can diced tomatoes, 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped, 2 stalks celery, chopped, 1/4 cup bell pepper, chopped, 3 garlic cloves, minced, 1 (1.25 oz.) packages chili seasoning, 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce, 2 teaspoons…

DIRTY RICE

DIRTY RICE I received a request for dirty rice. Dirty rice is a tasty, meaty side dish frequently served at Thanksgiving and other special occasions. What makes my dirty rice special is I use yellow rice. 1 (15 oz.) can chicken broth, 1/4 pound chicken gizzards, 2 bay leaves, 1 1/2 cups yellow rice, 1…