Chicken Corn Soup

Soup is, in my opinion, the most comforting of meals. So now that the weather has turned cool, and we have little to do but... Read more


Sugar cookies are a holiday staple in my family, and snickerdoodles are a tradition in Nick’s. Nobody makes them quite like his grandmother, but we... Read more

Sugar Cookies

While Julia Child’s bouef bourguinon was simmering on Saturday afternoon, we rolled up our sleeves and pulled Grandma Motz’s sugar cookie dough out of the... Read more

Chicken and Dumplings

Yesterday brought the first snowfall of the season. But we didn’t mind! We had our Christmas tree and holiday music, NFL, hot chocolate from festive... Read more

Pepper Jelly

My Grandma makes the best strawberry jelly. Hands down. So you can imagine my skepticism of a jelly recipe that calls for hot peppers rather... Read more

Pulled Pork BBQ

Nick tracked down this family recipe and served it to his hungry wife last weekend. The recipe comes from the Lawn Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary... Read more

Indian Corn Casserole

Does your family have a favorite Thanksgiving Day casserole? Nearly every one does, and this is the dish that always makes an appearance at the... Read more

Chocolate Eclairs

A few weeks ago we visited family in Ann Arbor, and BJ and Megan were the perfect hosts. They recently moved to Michigan from Alabama... Read more

Pizza Pie

Dad’s pizza pie is a family favorite. The recipe was passed down to him from Grampy, and I suppose I should learn to make it... Read more

Sugar Cookies

Passed down through generations of Rowlands. Ingredients 2 cups sugar 1 cup lard 4 cups Wondra flour 1 teaspoon baking powder pinch of salt 1... Read more