History and Legends of Hot Dogs

Also called frankfurters, frank, weenie, wienie, wiener, dog, and red hot.  A hot dog is a cooked sausage that consists of a combination of beef and pork or all beef, … Continued

Baked Tortilla Chips

Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips Recipe

These wonderful homemade baked tortilla chips make sturdy dippers and are great for scooping up salsa or your favorite dip.  Tortilla chips can be made with either corn or flour … Continued

Blackberry Jam

Homemade Blackberry Jam Recipe

  Homemade Blackberry Jam Season – Is it that time of year again?  What better way to preserve the flavor of blackberries than making jam?  I call it  preserving summer … Continued

Caramel Corn

Homemade Caramel Corn Recipe

This classic caramel corn recipe is so satisfying and delicious!   Your children and/or grandchildren will label you the best Mom or Grandma when you serve this treat.   I personally … Continued

Cracker Jacks Popcorn

Homemade Cracker Jacks Recipe

I have such wonderful memories of eating Cracker Jacks as a kid and finding a prize at the bottom of the box!  The candy-coated popcorn and peanuts were also just … Continued

Homemade Lemonade

Homemade Lemonade Recipe

Homemade Lemonade is so refreshing and delicious!  When you have lemons, you should make old-fashioned Homemade Lemonade.  When you make it yourself it tastes just like your Grandma used to … Continued

Tamales

Homemade Tamales Recipe – Carnita Recipe

Perfect Homemade Tamales and Carnitas Stove top – Slow Cooker – Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Tamale Steaming Instructions Our expert in Mexican and Southwest style cooking, Cynthia Detterick-Pineda of Andrews, … Continued

Honeycomb Candy Recipe

  Honeycomb Candy is also known by various names around the world, such as Sponge Candy, Hokey pokey, puff candy, cinder toffee, sponge toffee or candy, molasses puffs, fairy candy, … Continued

Hoppin John

Hoppin’ John Recipe and History

Hoppin’ John Stew –  Stove Top and Slow Cooker Preparation   This recipe for Hoppin’ John black-eyed peas is a southern dish rich with tradition and lore served to celebrate the … Continued

Horseshoe Sandwich

Horseshoe Sandwich Recipe and History

This open-face sandwich is considered the signature dish of Springfield, Illinois, the home of Abraham Lincoln.  This sandwich will make your arteries cringe and your taste buds rejoice!  The people … Continued

Hot Artichoke and Crab Appetizer

Hot Artichoke and Crab Appetizer Recipe

Hot Artichoke and Crab Appetizer will have your family begging for more!  It is a long standing favorite hot dip recipe that is easy to make.  Enjoy the flavors of crab, … Continued

Hot Brown Sandwich

Hot Brown Sandwich History and Recipe

Hot Brown Sandwich, sometimes know as a Kentucky Brown, is an open-faced turkey sandwich with turkey, bacon, pimientos, and a delicate Mornay sauce. The sandwich is place under the broiler … Continued

Huckleberries

Huckleberry Information and History

Huckleberry – Huckleberries   Did You Know? Evidence has been found the the huckleberry actually got its name from a simple mistake.  Early American colonist, upon encountering the native American … Continued

Huevos Rancheros in Tortilla Cups Recipe

    For many years, I have been a huge fan of Weight Watcher’s recipes.  I love them for their healthy and colorful ingredients, and ease of preparation.  This Huevos … Continued

Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros Recipe – Ranch Eggs

Huevos Rancheros is a term for eggs and tortillas.  A Southwestern favorite that is popular for brunch or supper.  Egg dishes such as this one were served in Mexico at … Continued