Archive for the ‘Traditional American Recipes’ Category

How to Make an Authentic Chicago Style Hot Dog

I grew up in Chicago, and I have a few favorite hot dog joints I often visit. They all have a few things in common, although each place varies just a bit. I will give you the basic Chicago hot dog recipe, and also a few variations, including the often requested Maxwell Street Polish recipe. […]

Cooking With White Wine

The combination of wine and food is hundreds of thousands of years old. The ancient Egyptians were the first to team their opulently produced wines with equally opulent dishes and the trend has never really disappeared. Different wines taste great with different types of food and the same goes for cooking using wine – not […]

Super Nachos Recipe with Beef and Pork that Everybody will Love!


Super Nachos! In this nacho recipe, I will lay out exactly how to make nachos that everybody will love- even the kids. The key is- keep the hot-stuff on the side, as an option. This way, those who like to sizzle can, and those who don’t want to breath fire don’t have to. Nachos are […]

Dave’s Sweet & Sticky Peach Cobbler

peach cobbler

Here is a sweet treat of a dessert sure to warm the heart of everyone at your dinner table this Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday. Enjoy Dave’s Sweet & Sticky Peach Cobbler Recipe 2cups of flour 3/4 cup crisco shortening 1tbls vinegar 4tbls water 3tbls sugar 1/2tbls salt Sift flour sugar salt, mix in shortening by […]

Thanksgiving Waldorf Salad Recipe


AMISH WALDORF SALAD RECIPE Here is a wonderful fast and easy Traditional American Amish dessert that the whole family will love this Thanksgiving. 3 Golden Delicious Apples, chopped 3 Red Delicious apples, chopped 1 can (20 oz.) pineapple chunks or tidbits, drained, reserve juice Small amount of chopped celery White grapes, as many as you […]

Kentucky Cornbread Dressing Recipe

cornbread dressing

Here is a favorite American traditional recipe for turkey dressing that has been in my family for years. My husbands family always made sort of a raisin bread dressing. So he was blown away by my cornbread dressing when he first tried it. I normally eye my ingredients and I believe this is what it […]



Here is a easy funnel cake recipe and a real delicious treat for the whole family. You can use this same recipe to make Elephant Ears and Indian Fried Bread. No need to wait until the next carnival comes to town. Make some funnel cakes today. It’s sure to bring a warm smile to your […]

Fast and Easy Muffins Recipe

fast easy muffin

Here is a fast and easy muffin recipe sure to warm the hearts of family and friends this Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday.  This is a basic muffin mix and you can add things to make variations, like corn meal for a corn muffin, lemon juice and poppy seeds for a lemon poppy muffin. Or just […]



AMISH COFFEE CAKE Here is a fast and easy Amish coffee cake recipe that your family and friends are going to love. A great dish for your Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday as a gift, or just a treat from your heartwarming table. Enjoy!

Easy and Delicious Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe


Easy Thanksgiving Roast Turkey Recipe 18 to 20 lb turkey 3 or 4 dry packages of cheap turkey gravy 1 stick of Blue Bonnet margarine or the margarine of your choice Water Aluminum foil I always put my Turkey in about 8:00 am and is ready by 3:00 or 4:00 p.m. depending on the size […]