Stir Fry Salad – The Best Salad ‘Overall’

Who even knew you could stir fry salad? Granny had a binder of recipes in addition to her main recipe box. This recipe was on the very last page of the binder, and I initially thought that was a good place for it. I thought a cooked salad was a last page kind of idea.…

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Cranberry Pineapple Salad- The Throwback is Back

Thursday is trash day here in Natick, MA. So on Wednesday’s I go through the fridge and get rid of anything that looks gelatinous, has congealed, or has anything to do with mold.  And occasionally, my Tupperware even gets tossed. It can be a very disgusting evening. I’m about to give you one of Granny’s…

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Scones – A Scone by Any Other Name…

Granny’s recipe for oatmeal raisin cookies is one of the oldest in the box, and one of our dad’s all-time favorites. I couldn’t wait to surprise him for Christmas with a batch of his mom’s cookies and the original recipe card. They were easy and fun to make, and they smelled incredible. But, I found myself wishing the…

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Not My Granny’s Tomato Marinated Lamb- Or So I Thought

When I saw that the main ingredient of  tomato marinated lamb was condensed tomato soup, I had to really let the idea of making this recipe marinate. A recipe with processed canned soup as a main ingredient did not seem like a Granny move. It seemed more like the move of a lazy bachelor craving a hunk of…

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Porcupines in a Skillet – No Quills, No Frills

This isn’t the fanciest or most beautiful meal you’ll ever make, but it might just be one of the easiest and cheapest. And not to be smart, but its pretty freaking good too.

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