"At my table, sit with me. I'll pour coffee or some tea. Perhaps we'll share our tears and laughter, and be friends forever after.


Welcome! Come on in, pull up a chair, have a cup of coffee and take a look at recipes from different cookbooks, vintage finds from vintage cupboards and enjoy sharing memories.

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Sweet Potato Casserole, perfect for Thanksgiving


Happy Thanksgiving! I was able to help serve Thanksgiving lunch at our church last week. One of the dishes was this wonderful sweet potato Casserole. The lady who made it, graciously gave me the recipe. Enjoy!


1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes...............1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup milk.......................................1 beaten egg

1 tsp. vanilla


TOPPING

1 cup brown sugar

1/3 cup flour

2 tbs. butter

1/2 cup pecan pieces


Cook cubed potatoes until tender. Combine potatoes, sugar, milk, egg, and vanilla, with wooden spoon stir to break up potatoes. Put mixture into a greased 2 quart baking dish.

Combine brown sugar and flour, cut in butter until mixture is like coarse crumbs. Stir in pecan pieces and sprinkle mixture over potatoes. Bake uncovered 350.F degrees for 25 minutes or until set. Enjoy!

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Banana Crumb Muffins

This is one of the best muffin recipes ever. The topping makes it. Very moist and oh so good!

1 1/2 cups flour.....................1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. baking powder..............1/2 tsp. salt

3 large ripe bananas, mashed.....3/4 cup sugar

1 egg, lightly beaten..............1/3 cup melted butter

Topping

1/3 cup packed brown sugar........1 tbs. flour

1/8 tsp. cinnamon...........1 tbs. butter

In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Combine bananas, sugar, egg, and butter, mix well. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fill greased or paper lined muffin tins three fourths full. Combine the first three topping ingredients, cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over muffins. Bake at 375.F for 18 to 20 minutes until test done. Cool in pan for 10 minutes before removing. Enjoy!