I Made the Best Banana Bread Ever!

  My Way Banana Bread I found this wonderful recipe in the cookbook my mother gave me at my wedding shower 4 decades ago. I modified it slightly. Here it is. It is moist and light in color because of a key ingredient.  2 1/2 Cups Flour1 Cup Sugar3 1/2 Teaspoons baking powder1 Teaspoon salt3 Tablespoons…

Have You a Spontaneous Moment Gene?

Hello from the farm! Today, became another one of those ordinary moments that turned out extraordinary just because I was in search of a homemade noodle recipe.     I was making a roast  in the crock pot. Here’s a tip. Don’t use much water. It will create its own juices.  Just salt and pepper….

Crazy Cake Fun

Baking a Crazy Cake with Avah Lee! HURRY UP ALREADY, LET’S GET STARTED I asked for  the following  recipe from a dear  friend years ago. She recited it over the phone from memory. I jotted it down in 1991 noted on my recipe card.   We have baked it numerous times over the years and all my…

My Way Modified Blackberry Dumplings

Sometimes in life, we settle for something that isn’t what we really want. And then sometimes we determine what we want, and we go for it. So today is one of those days for me.     I recently shared a Blackberry Dumpling recipe found on Facebook that used a slow cooker to make. I…

The King and Queen Dine Together

Carrots, Green Peppers, Zucchini, Green Beans, Onions, Yellow Squash and Tomato The  weather here in Ohio was rain, rain, rain. Then it became dry, dry, dry. It enabled us to get our hay baled and in the barn.  We finally watered my garden, though it  isn’t all I had hoped it would be by now,…

Cherry Ridge Farmhouse Muffins!

Farmhouse Muffins! Hot muffins to warm the inner man-the recipe read. This will be a regular recipe at my house from now on if this is true.  Intrigued by that and the fact that   I just needed something to make using  the blueberries I had on hand and something sweet for an afternoon snack….

No Bake Cookies Good For You!

No Bake Cookies! Good For You As a young farmgirl, I started learning my way around the kitchen early on.  When it came time to start making recipes in the farmhouse kitchen of my youth, I actually liked it.  Cookies and cakes were my specialties.  A number of years back, my husband brought home some…

Pumpkin Bread Made With Farm Fresh Pumpkins

Who needs toys! Avah loved this. Farm House Recipes Cherry Ridge Farms Pumpkin Bread Sherry Phillips Mitchell After gathering a pickup truckload of pumpkins from the pumpkin patch with our granddaughter Avah,   we wondered what else we could do besides setting some out for decorations? How about making pumpkin bread!  To make processing the pumpkins…