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Tomato Soup From Scratch
Tomato Soup From Scratch...
“There is nothing quite like making tomato soup from scratch. This homemade tomato soup is by far Jake’s favorite tomato soup recipe. It uses all fresh vegetables and can be a really healthy tomato soup with several easy adjustments. This recipe makes an enormous amount so unless you have a lot... 
Banana Squash Soup
Banana Squash Soup...
“Last weekend our sister-in-law gave us half of a ginormous banana squash. I’ve never been a huge fan of squash so I wasn’t very excited. Luckily yesterday I decided something needed to be done with it before it went bad, and came across a recipe from fabulousfoods.com that I adapted.... 
Zucchini Bread Recipe
Zucchini Bread Recipe...
“I love this Zuchini Bread recipe. I remember when my mom first began making it and I instantly fell in love with it. If you haven’t tried this recipe then you must try it now. You will not be disappointed. Let me know what you think.” -Jake INGREDIENTS: 3 eggs 1/2 cup oil 1/2 cup applesauce... 
Lentil Soup
Lentil Soup...
“Amanda grew up in many different countries and one of those was Syria. She loved her time there and has many fond memories of her childhood in Syria. This is an authentic lentil soup recipe that her mother obtained while living there. It is now one of my favorite soups. It also goes great with... 
Leek and Potato Soup
Leek and Potato Soup...
“Amanda and I both love soups. Especially during winter when it is really cold. This is a great soup we think you will enjoy. Let us know what you think.” INGREDIENTS: 4 large leeks 2 medium onions, peeled and diced 1 medium onion, chopped small 1 1/2 pints light chicken stock or water 1/2... 
Homemade Granola Recipe
Homemade Granola Recipe...
“There are a lot of homemade granola recipes out there but this homemade granola recipe is by far the best we have come across. If my dad had one choice for breakfast this would probably end up in his bowl.” INGREDIENTS: 8 cups oats 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 1 1/2 cups wheat germ 1 cup almonds 1... 
Italian Chick Pea and Pasta Soup
Italian Chick Pea and Pasta Soup...
“This is a tasty and filling soup that is very easy to make. Just the other night we got home late and threw this soup on for dinner. It makes for a wonderful meal. Let us know what you think. “ INGREDIENTS: 1 Tbs olive oil 1 chopped onion 1 Tbs minced garlic 2 fresh tomatoes chopped 1 Tbs... 
Black Bean and Corn Salad
Black Bean and Corn Salad...
“We had this recipe just the other night and it was fantastic. I think it tastes great with lime juice added to it as well so if you enjoy limes give it a try and let us know what you think.” INGREDIENTS: 2 cans corn 1 can black beans 1 can kidney beans 1 red onion chopped 1 bunch cilantro 2... 
Chicken Quiche in a Lemon Pastry Shell
Chicken Quiche in a Lemon Pastry Shell...
“I love a good quiche. I had a great one this last Christmas when we visited Amanda’s family in Cape Breton. It was some sort of seafood quiche. I will have to try to get the recipe next time we are visiting. This chicken quiche is a pretty tasty recipe so give it try and let us know what you... 
Poppy Seed Chicken Recipe
Poppy Seed Chicken Recipe...
“This poppy seed chicken recipe will for sure make it into your favorite recipes. It is one of the easiest, quickest recipes but has an amazing flavor. If your short on time and need to throw something together quick, this is it. If your having company and need to serve something delicious, this... 
Chinese Chicken Salad
Chinese Chicken Salad...
“I absolutely love this recipe. It is also great for large groups of people and a small budget. This chinese chicken salad tastes great and goes a long way. We hope you enjoy.” INGREDIENTS: Salad 4-5 chicken breasts (optional) 2 pkg Mr. Noodles (ramen) 8 cups shredded cabbage 1 bunch green onions... 
Chicken Salad Recipe
Chicken Salad Recipe...
“I have always enjoyed a good chicken salad. Amanda does too as long as it does not taste too much like mayonnaise. Here is a great recipe for you to try. Let us know if you like it.” INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 cups uncooked orzo or any small pasta 2 large cantaloupe 3 Tbs oil 4 tsp orange juice 4 tsp... 
Baked Potato Soup
Baked Potato Soup...
“It’s not the healthiest of soups but it sure is good. This baked potato soup actually uses french fries, which now makes me wonder why its called, baked potato soup? Try it out and let us know what you think.” INGREDIENTS: 1/4 lb chopped bacon 1/4 cup butter 1/2 cup diced onion 3/8 cup... 
Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe
Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe...
“It is not very often that you come across a homemade cranberry sauce recipe anymore but here is a great one. It is easy to make and tastes great. We hope you enjoy. Let us know what you think.” INGREDIENTS: 1 3/4 cup sugar 1 apple (cored) 1 orange (peeled) 1 lemon cranberries DIRECTIONS: Blend... 
Homemade Salsa
Homemade Salsa...
“This fresh salsa recipe brings back a lot of memories from when I lived in Syria with my family. It is Mr. Takwa’s recipe, the cook at the school cafeteria. He sold huge bags of homemade chips as well. As I remember, it was the only place in Damascus where we could get salsa. To get other mexican... 
Balsamic Vegetable Dip Recipe
Balsamic Vegetable Dip Recipe...
“This is an excellent balsamic vegetable dip recipe that I got from a friend while building this website. He happened to be eating a snack and told me to try it. This is a super easy recipe but one that tastes fantastic. Let us know what you think.” INGREDIENTS: 1 Tbs balsamic vinegar 1 Tbs... 
Apricot Pineapple Pie
Apricot Pineapple Pie...
“This apricot pineapple pie recipe is one of my moms favorites. My grandmother has an apricot tree that goes crazy every year so we end up canning a bunch of apricots which are then really easy to use for this pie. Hopefully as we get closer to the canning season I will have time to put together... 
Pie Crust Recipe
Pie Crust Recipe...
“Here is a good lard pie crust recipe to use for all of your favorite pies. This recipe takes a little time, but anything good in life generally takes time, so give it a try and let us know what you think. ” INGREDIENTS: 1/2 square lard 1 1/2 tsp salt 3 cups flour 1/2 cup water DIRECTIONS: Gently... 
Man Catching Brownies
Man Catching Brownies...
“This brownie recipe is by far, I think, the best brownie recipe we have ever come across. Be warned however. It is about as fattening a brownie as you could possible imagine. That, I am sure, is in part why it tastes so good. If your not worries about the calories, then go for it. They are fantastic... 
Tortilla Black Bean Casserole
Tortilla Black Bean Casserole...
“I love black beans! And am always excited to try new things with them. ” INGREDIENTS: 2 cups chopped onion 1 1/2 cup chopped green pepper 1 14 1/2oz can of tomatoes, cut up 3/4 cup salsa 2 cloves garlic minced 2 tsp ground cumin 1 15oz can black beans (or kidney beans) 12 6 inch tortillas 2 cups... 
Lemon Noodles
Lemon Noodles...
“Here is a quick and easy lemon noodles recipe. Something to enjoy on a nice summer day. Let us know what you think as well. ” INGREDIENTS: 1 lb linguini noodles 1 square butter 1 pint sour cream juice of 1 lemon zest of 1 lemon freshly ground pepper 1/4 cup fresh minced parsley Parmesan cheese... 
Snicker Doodle Cookies
Snicker Doodle Cookies...
“This is an easy snicker doodle recipe we got from one of my best friends mothers. Try it out and let us know if you enjoy it as well. ” INGREDIENTS: 1 cup shortening 1 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 3/4 cup flour 2 tsp cream of tarter (in the spice section at your local store) 1 tsp soda 1/4 tsp salt DIRECTIONS: Combine... 
English Toffee Recipe
English Toffee Recipe...
“This easy English toffee recipe is another dessert I crave. It is super easy to make, tastes great, and makes a lot. Give it a try and let us know what you think. ” INGREDIENTS: 1 cup real butter 1 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup semi chopped almonds symphony bar or your favorite chocolate bar DIRECTIONS: Combine... 
Chocolate Caramel Pecan Cheesecake
Chocolate Caramel Pecan Cheesecake...
“There are two desserts that I would consider my favorite, the first being ice cream. I absolutely love ice cream and would take it over almost any dessert. My only other weak link would be cheese cake. I am a sucker for cheese cake. If you like it as much as I do then I am sure you will enjoy... 
French Apple Pie
French Apple Pie...
“I remember enjoying this french apple pie recipe more than your typical apple pie. I love the crumbly cinnamon mixture put over the top. I am quite sure you will really enjoy this recipe.” INGREDIENTS: 1 lard pie crust 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup flour 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp cinnamon dash of salt 6... 
Key Lime Pie Recipe
Key Lime Pie Recipe...
“It would be difficult to say this is the best key lime pie recipe I have ever had because honestly it is not something I eat enough to be able to compare. I love key lime pie, but I am lucky if I eat one once a year. This recipe comes highly recommended so give it a try and help us decide if it... 
Apple Crisp Recipe
Apple Crisp Recipe...
“Here is an easy apple crisp recipe for you. We got this recipe from my aunt and it is a great recipe. Thinking about apple crisp makes me think of Autumn and going out to pick our fresh apples for making homemade apple sauce, apple pie filling, and of course, apple crisp. We hope you enjoy it.... 
Blueberry Pie Recipe
Blueberry Pie Recipe...
“Amanda is from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. She is used to blueberries growing all over the place, so being here in Utah is a little more difficult for her. Blueberries are nowhere to be seen and they cost a fortune to buy. But oh are they worth it! We took this picture on our last trip to her home.... 
Cherry Pie Recipe
Cherry Pie Recipe...
“This is truly a homemade cherry pie recipe. No more using that canned cherry pie filling with who knows what in its ingredients. We have a neighbor up in Oakley that has a wonderful sour cherry tree and she lets us go and pick cherries every year. It’s my sisters favorite pie.” INGREDIENTS: 2... 
Pecan Pie Recipe
Pecan Pie Recipe...
“This is the best pecan pie recipe we have come across. This has for a long time been one of my favorite pies. It would be right up there with strawberry rhubarb pie and fresh peach pie. Let us know what you think. We believe there is always room for improvement. As far as I know, this recipe was... 
Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies
Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies...
“This recipe for peanut butter cookies I got from my cousin. I have always been a huge fan of peanut butter. Mmmmm! Especially Peanut Butter Captain Crunch. Best cereal in the whole world! You would think they were paying me to advertise their cereal, but unfortunately they are not. Maybe they... 
Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
Oatmeal Cookies Recipe...
“Amanda is a big fan of oatmeal cookies. I also recall how much my grandpa loved raisins in his oatmeal cookies. For that matter, he loved raisins in most anything. I can’t say I am a huge raisin fan but hey, if you are, feel free to put as many raisins as you like in your cookies. ” INGREDIENTS: 3... 
Short Bread Recipe
Short Bread Recipe...
“If you are a short bread fan then this recipe may be for you. I am told by short bread lovers that they prefer this recipe above others they have tried so let us know what you think.” INGREDIENTS: 2 cups flour 1 cup butter (softened) 1/2 cup sugar DIRECTIONS: In your Bosch mixer cream the butter... 
Butter Cream Frosting
Butter Cream Frosting...
“This butter cream frosting recipe is fantastic for cakes or cupcakes. Let us know what you think.” INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup butter 1 Tbs cream cheese 1 cup powder sugar 1-2 Tbs milk (for consistency) DIRECTIONS: In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well. Add desired amount of milk depending... 
Rhubarb Pie Recipe
Rhubarb Pie Recipe...
“Rhubarb pie is one of my favorite kinds of pies. I love it. Up in Oakley we have a rhubarb plant in our garden that goes crazy every year. My mouth is watering just thinking about it. We hope you like it.” INGREDIENTS: 2 lard pie crusts 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup plus 1-2 Tbs... 
Banana Walnut Cupcakes
Banana Walnut Cupcakes...
“My sister likes this recipe so much she had her wedding cake made from this recipe. I have to agree that it is a great recipe, especially if you top it off with a cream cheese frosting.” INGREDIENTS: 2 1/3 cups flour 1 2/3 cup sugar 1 1/8 tsp baking powder 1 1/8 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 1/4... 
Chicken Pot Pie Recipe
Chicken Pot Pie Recipe...
“This is an easy chicken pot pie recipe. We are pretty sure you will enjoy it so give it a try and let us know what you think.” -Jake INGREDIENTS: 1/2 onion Carrots Snow peas Celery Mushrooms 1/2 cup flour 3 cups chicken broth 1 can cream of chicken soup Chicken peas corn salt thyme rosemary pepper DIRECTIONS: saute... 
Shrimp Scampi Recipe
Shrimp Scampi Recipe...
“This is an excellent shrimp scampi recipe with linguine. I am not sure where the recipe comes from other than from my mothers favorites box. Try it out and let us know what you think.” -Jake INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 lbs linguine 1 Tbs kosher salt 3/4 stick unsalted butter 5 Tbs olive oil 9 cloves... 
3 Cheese Chicken Penne Florentine
3 Cheese Chicken Penne Florentine...
“This 3 cheese chicken penne florentine recipe is from a Cooking Light recipe book my mom found. Its pretty easy to make and taste great.” -Jake INGREDIENTS: 1 tsp olive oil 3 cups mushrooms sliced 1 cup chopped onion 1 cup chopped red pepper 3 cups fresh spinach chopped 1 Tbs chopped oregano 1/4... 
Italian Style Pasta
Italian Style Pasta...
“We got this recipe from one of my friends mothers. It is great for larger groups of people or if you are wanting leftovers for lunches. Not to mention that this Italian style pasta also tastes great.” -Jake INGREDIENTS: Chicken (optional) Pasta (penne, bow-tie) Carrots Broccoli Zucchini Mushrooms Green... 

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