Tag: Recipe

Maypop Jelly Recipe

Barbara shares her recipe and more of her eating weeds jelly adventures: … while we were out picking the kudzu blossoms – the sweet smell of the Maypops was SO awesome!!! I wondered … Are they edible???? I came home and began researching. I discovered they are not only edible … but the Maypop (which…

Kudzu Blossom Jelly

Kudzu Blossom Jelly – A Shank Family Tradition by Barbara Bagley Shanks 4 cups kudzu blossoms  4 cups boiling water 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 package pectin 5 cups sugar 4-6 half-pint jars & lids, sterilized and kept hot  Kudzu blossoms are ready to be picked the end of July through the beginning of September. If…

Almond Oatmeal Cookies

Do you need to add more oats to your diet? If you do, make sure to try these yummy cookies. 1 1/2 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon molasses 1/4 cup coconut  oil 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/4 cup water 1 egg 3 cups Old Fashioned Oats 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1…

Comfort In A Bowl

Comfort In A Bowl – A Hodgepodge Recipe I have felt a little under the weather this week, so for lunch I really needed some comfort food. I have eaten way too much junk food lately and felt my body needed a hearty bowl of soup. I opened my freezer door and browsed through my…

Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe-Emily’s Favorite!

My favorite peanut butter cookie recipe is from the cookbook Where’s Mom Now That I Need Her  (44th printing, April 1999, page 196) . I was given this book as a present over 12 years ago. It’s an excellent cookbook for basic everyday cooking. This is my own personalized version of the recipe:  Peanut Butter…

Rest and Lemon-Honey-Cinnamon Stick Tonic to Soothe a Cold

I have added many friends on social media sites who share my interest in herbal and homeopathic remedies for common maladies. In the future, I plan to develop a catalog of fruits, vegetables, plants, and naturally-occurring items that are purported to be beneficial to overall health. In my exploration, I have seen many reports of…

Homemade Mac & Cheese

Homemade Mac & Cheese 6 oz. dried elbow macaroni 2 tablespoons salted butter ½  cup shredded cheddar cheese ¼ cup milk 2 tablespoons flour ¼ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon of dry mustard ¼ teaspoon of nutmeg ¼  teaspoon of  salt ¼ teaspoon of white pepper 2 slices of american cheese Boil pasta according to…

Swiss Chard Scrambled Eggs

Swiss Chard Scrambled Eggs Here are the ingredients needed for one serving: 3 eggs salt 1 tablespoon fresh green onions 1/4 cup fresh spinach 1/4 cup fresh Swiss chard 1 tablespoon olive oil Crack three eggs and a dash of salt and scramble with a fork in a medium size bowl. Wash a handful of fresh…