The Greatest Flavour on Earth is the Taste of Home ~ Onion Gravy {w/Recipe}

Until he retired, I never knew my dad loved to cook.  I was in high school at the time and I remember he used to make the most fabulous meals. He even made his own mayonnaise; which back then, at least in my circles, was pretty much unheard of! I can still vividly recall coming home from school to the most wonderful aroma of chicken or beef roasting and his famous molasses cookies cooling on racks...YUM! Isn't it amazing how aromas have the ability to transport you back in time?  Whenever … [Read more...]

Bread & Butter Pickles ~ Recipe

When I was growing up, Bread & Butter Pickles of some variety where a staple in our house.  They are a sweet pickle often used to top burgers, a sandwich or just placed beside a mound of creamy mashed potatoes.  In the early days, busy with five kids, I don't think my mom made them, but they always seemed to put in an appearance at our dinner table each fall. When I was newly married, I have very fond memories of my mom and I getting together to make Lady Ashburnham Pickles, Relish and … [Read more...]