Top Hodgepodge Recipes for Feeding the Family

Top Easy Recipes for Feeding the Family at Hodgepodge

It is THE time of year for slow cooking. For simple recipes. We all need to get back in a routine so there is not much time for cooking meals. And with cooler weather we are often craving some comfort food at our house. So I have put together a round up of the top easy Hodgepodge recipes. Those YOU viewed the most often. Enjoy!

Southern Cornbread Dressing Recipe

Southern Cornbread Dressing Recipe

This is my maternal grandmother’s recipe for Thanksgiving dressing. Nana has the recipe that Mamaw wrote down herself. The recipe begins with “bake a pone of cornbread.” I never wondered about the definition of a pone until I began typing this recipe. I think of a pone as just a nice, round hunk of cornbread that comes out of that black, iron skillet you cook

Grandma’s Pumpkin Raisin Cookies Recipe

Grandma's Pumpkin Raisin Cookies Recipe

In honor of fall, Hodgepodgedad’s favorite. Grandma’s Pumpkin Raisin Cookies Recipe Ingredients 2 cups sifted flour 2 ½ teaspoons cinnamon ½ teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon ginger 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup shortening (I didn’t have any so I substituted real butter and they turned out beautifully!) 1 cup sugar 1 cup pumpkin 2 eggs (beaten) ¾  cup raisins Directions: Preheat oven

Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe

Homemade mayonnaise recipe

My grandmother, Mama Ann, has always made her own mayonnaise. Imagine the savings! She says it’s the homemade mayo that makes her Pimento Cheese so delicious. Probably so, but I think it also has to do with just her making it and me getting to enjoy it. She shared her homemade mayo recipe with me: Mama Ann’s Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe Everything chilled. Place in a blender: 1

Simple Two Ingredient Slow Cooker Meals

Simple Two Ingredient Slow Cooker Meals

I love my slow cooker for simple, delicious meals. It works on supper while the rest of us go about our day. My slow cooker is the best for back to school time, for comfort food and for batch cooking main ingredients. And I am not one for a long list of ingredients. So, lately, I’ve been going for gluten free and simple two-ingredient meals.