There isn’t really anything that signals summer’s beginning more than Rhubarb. I’m just crazy about it ever since I was a kid and we’d sit under the honeysuckle bushes dipping stalks of rhubarb into our blue melamine sugar bowl. And I’m even crazier about this Two Layer Rhubarb Custard Pie.
My Grandma’s Refrigerator Pickled Beets are a simple, classic pickled beet that makes just enough to fill a jar or two, depending on the size of the jar. Because Grandma’s Refrigerator Pickled Beets are so easy, you can just knock them out when you have a few minutes and there’s no compelling reason to make a bunch. You can pretty much just have them whenever you want them, especially these days when beets are available all year ’round.
Let’s talk about Dad’s Traditional Welsh Cheese Rarebit. On a rare occasion when we were children, my Dad would cook for us. It was kind of a big deal, always on a Saturday, and probably always when Mom was gone, maybe running errands or something. It was a novelty, but really the reason we kids remember it was because Dad made it fun. Like an adventure.
If you grew up in the Midwest or any area with German (or Eastern European) roots, you might have grown up with this hearty & healthy soup. And you already know that Smoked Sausage and Cabbage Soup is absolute comfort food. A bowl of this will warm you up from the inside out even on the coldest days.
Merry Christmas all! I just had to share my newest “discovery” today, which now I’m seeing everywhere. It was just like when I was pregnant and I swear half the world was pregnant with me. My daughter introduced me to these Easy Oreo Truffles.