A Delicious, Light and Yummy Cake!

pineapple cake

My mom makes the most delicious pineapple cake.  It is my sister’s favorite and has quickly gained more followers as I have started making it.  I never attempted to make it because I assumed my mom always slaved over it.  Seemed complex.  I don’t do cakes often.   But I wanted to know how to make it. […]

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Family Recipe – Green Chili

The best green chili is here in print, something that has been hard to obtain even though the recipe has been in the family for generations. In fact, I was flipping through our family recipe book and this one is not in there! Being 5th generation Coloradoans we have a rich tradition of food and […]

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Aunt Sophies Outdoor Oven Spanish Bread

Every couple of years I end up pulling out the old family recipe cookbook. It was put together for a family reunion in 1984. I learned how to drive a stick shift there, that summer, I was 12 – the good ole days right? It was a small town after all. Every time I pull […]

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Braided Egg Bread

Again being inspired by so many awesome foodie blogs I decided it was time I learned how to make homemade bread. We are a bread loving family. My husband was running to the store and I told him to get flour for some cookies I was going to bake (Lemon Spiral), on a whim I […]

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Grandma Sadie’s Family Recipe Tortillas

Aunt Josie’s Tortillas My Grandma Sadie never wrote down her recipes… Her tortillas were a family staple, I miss them. This recipe is from her Aunt Josie. 3 cups flour 3 tsp. baking powder 2 tsp. salt 2 tbsp. shortening 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup water Put flour in a bowl, add baking powder, salt […]

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Mom’s Spanish Rice

Tootsie’s Spanish Rice This is my Mom’s recipe, a classic, brings back some sweet memories…She would make it with red chile sometimes, sometimes with steak, always with tortillas. I still remember the delicious aroma that filled the house. 1 small onion 1 green pepper 1/4 lb. cubed bacon 1 – 17oz can stewed tomatoes Salt, […]

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