: Nana’s Chicken and Dumplings 1 hen (3-5 lbs) boiling, salted water 2 cups self-rising flour 1/4 cup shortening 3/4 cup boiling water salt and pepper to taste Cook hen in boiling water until tender. Remove from broth. Cool chicken. Cut from bone, set aside. Measure 1 quart of broth into large saucepan. Bring to boil. Add chicken. Put flour in bowl. Cut in shortening
I made another recipe found on Pinterest! This scrumptious blueberry breakfast cake I made with egg substitute so Lil’ Buddy could enjoy it too. We mixed it up one night last week as the highlight of breakfast for supper. You must click over to Alexandra’s Kitchen to see her delicious photos. You’ll want to make it too! The recipe here.
This cobbler is presented at the request of many following its debut at two of my cousins’ engagement parties. My mother (Nana) also makes this for dessert for family birthday lunches. And we just enjoyed it following last Sunday’s lunch. It’s very simple to make and uses a boxed cake mix! The way to enjoy it on a Sunday is simple. Cook the dessert on
I’m starting a new Saturday series here on Hodgepodge based on my Fast Food for Slow Sundays post at Habits for a Happy Home. Yes, it is possible, with a little pre-planning, to feed your family plus some guests – at home, after church. I’ve found a happy medium in sticking with some simple yet delicious basic meals. Meals that are frugal and stretch to
Talk about a Hodgepodge favorite! Ever since my friend, Little Sanctuary, posted her Mexican Chicken recipe, we’ve enjoyed it at least once a month. That was until I found a slow cooker version of it. Now we sometimes enjoy it even more times than that. Most requested by eldest girl. It’s what she’s asked for her birthday supper! Little Sanctuary’s oven baked version here. Southern
We enjoyed fresh, boiled shrimp at the beach last week. Believe it or not, we had some left over. So, we threw together a shrimp salad. No certain amounts but just a few key ingredients. : Shrimp Salad leftover, boiled shrimp chopped pickle mayo, approximately 2 tablespoons. Old Bay Seasoning, to taste. Peel and chop shrimp. Chop pickles into very small pieces. Add about 2
For Sunday lunch we enjoyed this slow cooker rotisserie chicken recipe from Hillbilly Housewife. It’s like one of those you get at the grocery store deli – except homemade – and cheaper. Even the picky ones yum it up. We enjoyed it with rice and garden vegetables. You throw that chicken in there, doused with seasoned salt, on high for six hours. You fashion about