Amelia’s Refrigerator Cookies

These are my Dad’s favorite cookies.  His Grandmother, Amelia, used to make them for him each year around Christmas time, and now the task has fallen to me.  These Refrigerator Cookies are some of the simplest cookies to make, but they check almost all the boxes of the perfect cookie list; buttery, crispy along the…

Chicken Pho – Simplified

With the wind-chill values hitting the negatives today I thought it would be a great time to break out the chicken soup recipes – I tend to think of Chicken Pho as a more elaborate, spiced version of chicken soup.  My home-cooked Pho tends to be a more simplified take on the more traditional pho…

Gingerbread Bunnies

This is a recipe of my Mother’s.  I have no idea where she found the recipe, but it has become one of those family Christmas cookies staples that we make every year.  We usually use this recipe to make gingerbread men, but this year I was going for simple – figuring that the bunny shape…

Lila’s Cinnamon Rolls

Grandma Lila made the BEST cinnamon rolls! Sunday and Holiday mornings at Grandma Lila’s would start out several trays of sweet, gooey, goodness.  She would make huge batches of them to feed her loving husband, 8 children,  several in-laws, 20 grandchildren, family friends, and even a few great-grandchildren.  Needless to say, she had it down…