German Pancakes

This is one of the cheapest, easiest, and tastiest breakfast meals you will ever make. Even better, the kids love it! I also enjoy watching German Pancakes puff up in the oven.  I only make one and the four of us each have a slice. Ingredients Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Place a cast…

Potatoes Au Gratin

This is one of my favorite comfort foods! It’s also my go-to potluck dish. 😋😍 The gruyere cheese topping makes a huge difference. Ingredients Sauce Topping Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Use a mandolin to slice enough potatoes to make three rows in baking dish. Tuck the sliced onions in-between each sliver of potato. In…

Vol Au Vents

These were so easy! I’ve been researching a lot of appetizer recipes lately. These are called Vol Au Vents. They taste like mini biscuits and gravy to me 🤣. Ingredients1 puff pastry1 pkg Bacon, cooked into bits1 container mushrooms, chunked1 clove garlic, minced1 TB butter1TB flour1/2 C Whole milk2 TB parsleySalt & Pepper to taste…

Basic Pasta Dough

Ingredients 1 ½ C Semolina Flour 1 ½ C 00 Pasta Flour (Or All-Purpose) 4 Eggs Pinch of salt Directions Step 1 – Mix together all of the ingredients to form a dough. (Only incorporate enough flour to form dough, you may have extra.) Knead 5 minutes. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and let it…

Lasagna

Make pasta dough and cover with plastic wrap and let it sit while. Brown the meat in the skillet, drain the grease. Then add onions and mushrooms and season with thyme, basil and salt. Set aside while you prep the next thing. Mix everything together for the cottage cheese filling. (You can use Ricotta instead…