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This site is a collection of some of my Family’s recipes;  a digital cookbook where we share old and new favorite recipes (and stop texting each other asking for copies of those great dishes).

Featured Recipes

Baked Candied Yams

Baked Candied Yams - Soul Food Style Made by Grandma Wondracek on Thanksgiving 5 medium sized...

Sweet Cornbread Cake

Sweet Cornbread Cake 1 cup cornmeal3 cups all-purpose flour1 ⅓ cups white sugar2 tablespoons...

Small Batch Orange Muffins

  Small Batch Orange Muffins Muffins3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons (105g all-purpose flour measured...

Maple Oat Skillet Bread

Maple Oat Skillet Bread 1 cup oats old fashioned or quick cook (but not steel cut)1 cup hot water2...

Sponge Cake

Sponge Cake from New York Times Cooking ¼ cup olive or vegetable oil (plus more for greasing if...

Egg Rolls

Egg Rolls 2 teaspoons vegetable oil3/4 pound ground porksalt and pepper to taste1 teaspoon minced...

1 Hour Pizza Dough for Grilling

1 Hour Pizza Dough for Grilling 1 2/3 cups water1 to 2 teaspoons active dry or instant yeast1/4...

Roasted Lemon Rosemary Garlic Chicken

ROASTED LEMON ROSEMARY CHICKEN 2 1/2 pounds bone-in (skin on chicken thighs and drumsticks, pat...

Easy Crusty French Bread (baked in Dutch oven)

EASY CRUSTY FRENCH BREAD 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast (9 grams)1 teaspoon sugar (4 grams (use...

Baguette Pan Baguette with sponge

Baguette Pan Baguettes with sponge King Arthur Baking Company recipe Starter1 1/2 cups 184g King...

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Baked Candied Yams

Baked Candied Yams - Soul Food Style Made by Grandma Wondracek on Thanksgiving 5 medium sized yams8 tbsp salted butter1 tsp ground cinnamon1/2 tsp ground nutmeg1/4 tsp ground clove1/4 tsp ground ginger1 cup granulated sugar1/4 cup brown sugar1 tbsp pure vanilla...

Sweet Cornbread Cake

Sweet Cornbread Cake 1 cup cornmeal3 cups all-purpose flour1 ⅓ cups white sugar2 tablespoons baking powder1 teaspoon salt⅔ cup vegetable oil⅓ cup melted butter2 tablespoons honey4 eggs (beaten)2 ½ cups whole milk Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), and...

Small Batch Orange Muffins

  Small Batch Orange Muffins Muffins3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons (105g all-purpose flour measured by weight or the spoon and sweep method*)1 teaspoon baking powder1/8 teaspoon salt4 tablespoons 2oz unsalted butter melted and slightly cooled1/4 cup 50g granulated...