Category Archives: snacks

Hrudka – Eastern European Easter Cheese

My family is from Eastern Europe. My mom always made this egg cheese for Easter. And I have been making this for more than 20 years. It is an easy cheese to make at home no special procedures or rennets. … Continue reading

Posted in gluten-free, sides, snacks | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Green Tomato Pie

I am giving you a break from zucchini recipes, but not to worry, I still have a few that I have not posted! Just fair warning. LOL! I found this recipe in one of my mom’s cookbooks. It was an … Continue reading

Posted in breakfast, dessert, snacks | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Sriracha-Buffalo Cauliflower Bites Keto Friendly

I found this recipe over on http://www.eatingwell.com . It is a great tasting vegetarian dish, but more importantly to me it is Keto friendly. I am getting back to my keto diet after the holidays. Time to get back on … Continue reading

Posted in Low Carb, sides, snacks | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

White Chocolate Persimmon Bread Pudding

This is a Martha Stewart recipe I found while searching for persimmon recipes to use with my own persimmon from my trees.  I was not sure how this would taste but I was pleasantly surprised! This photo is not the … Continue reading

Posted in bread, dessert, sides, snacks | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Persimmon Pecan Pie

This is a variation on my sweet potato pecan pie.  I was able to get to the ripe persimmons before the deer, cows and coyotes. The persimmons are from my land and pecans from a friends tree. I am very … Continue reading

Posted in dessert, snacks | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Peanut Butter, Turmeric and Pumpkin Dog Treats

Several weeks ago there was a recipe for dog treats making the rounds on Facebook. It called for whole wheat flour. I really don’t like to give my dogs too much wheat since that can be food sensitivity for them. … Continue reading

Posted in bread, emergency cooking, snacks | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Native Persimmon Pudding

I am fortunate to have numerous native persimmon trees, Diospyros virginiana, on my property. And this year I was able to get to them before the deer, coyotes or the cows. If you have not ever tried a ripe persimmon, … Continue reading

Posted in dessert, snacks | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes

I saw this recipe on an episode of The Drs. several weeks ago. Usually “healthy” breakfast alternatives taste like wet cardboard but I thought I’d try them for Easter morning breakfast. I did double the spices listed in the original … Continue reading

Posted in breakfast, cast iron cookery, snacks | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Hot Broccoli Cheese Dip

Now this is not haut cuisine. And I freely admit that it is not an original recipe of mine but it is oh so yummy. I found the basic recipe on the back of a box of dry salad dressing … Continue reading

Posted in sides, snacks | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Butcher’s Block and Random Thoughts

For those of you who have been following for several years, I thank you! And for the people who are fairly new to my blog, I thank you too! I do appreciate all of you who read my recipes and … Continue reading

Posted in herbs and spices, main dish, salad, sandwich, sides, snacks, soup, stew, Uncategorized | Leave a comment