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17 June, 2020

Oma’s Strawberry Pie

Oma’s Strawberry Pie
Comments : 2 Posted in : Dessert on by : Oma

Since 2018, I have been experimenting with converting recipes to sugar-free substituting Monk sweetener for sugar. I also have been trying to use fewer wheat products for no reason but to be able to find alternatives. So, this recipe is gluten-free but it does use nuts.

4 March, 2020

Irish Stew-German Roots

Irish Stew-German Roots
Posted in : Meat, Sausage, Soups and Stews on by : Oma

I recently made a Cabbage Sausage stew that was good, but it didn’t knock my socks off. I wanted something heartier–richer. So, since my husband and I were going to be interviewing and supporting the team of a famous Gypsy Cobb Horse #TeamCheezy, I decided to give the stew a revamp. And guess what? I
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20 December, 2019

Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal Cookies
Posted in : Cookies and Bars on by : Oma

When I was little my mother made an oatmeal cookie with corn flakes and coconut. It was a good cookie but these days, I’m not crazy about refined coconut and I’m not buying cornflakes just to make cookies. So when I stumbled onto an interesting recipe, I modified it somewhat in order to ship these
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5 June, 2017

Cilantro Chicken

Cilantro Chicken
Posted in : Chicken, Poultry on by : Oma

Chicken is one of the mainstays of our diet but it gets boring sometimes. Because we live in an apartment, we are not allowed gas or charcoal grills, so we got an electric grill. I was looking forward to grilling some chicken and had lots of limes and cilantro to use up so I experimented
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22 January, 2017

Winter Squash Soup

Winter Squash Soup
Posted in : Soups and Stews, Vegan on by : Oma

I like summer but I love it when the weather turns to fall and fall turns to winter because that is soup season. I love making my lentil stew, chicken soup but I’ve come to love this recipe. Took me a couple of tries to get it the way I like but when I learned
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2 January, 2017

Lentil Stew

Lentil Stew
Posted in : Pork, Sausage, Soups and Stews on by : Oma

Lentils were not something I had a child but one day we were eating at an Italian restaurant that offered a lentil stew, so I decided to give it a try and I LOVED it! As I was eating it, I would pick out ingredients and then decided to give it a try at home. Over
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25 September, 2016

Ham and Cheese Quiche

Ham and Cheese Quiche
Posted in : Breakfast, Eggs, Quiche on by : Oma

I was out shopping in Grand Rapids (MI) and stopped in to get some shrimp for a low country boil I was making for a fellowship group we attend. The Fish Lads is a place I can go to get high-quality fresh seafood. They are ALWAYS helpful responding to my numerous questions, and though I
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