We are Starting a Facebook Cookbook Club!

I collect cookbooks! Love sharing the books, recipes, and meals cooked from the books with friends and family.  To that end, it was suggested that I turn the Facebook page into digital dinner party/ cookbook club. How it will work: On the first Monday of each month, I will announce that months cookbook, give you…

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Homemade Peanut Butter Cookies

Mom and Grand-mom was always baking cookies, pies, and cakes when I was growing up.  Mom always like making homemade cookies for us kids.  It was so much better for us than store cookies, and tasted better as well.  As grand-kids came along, she wanted to pass along family favorites and teach them a few…

Aunt Cookie’s Taco Sandwich Rolls

I love passing down family recipes to the younger members of the family.  Many of grandkids didn’t have the chance to know there grandparents or learn cooking from great grandparents. There is a great deal of history that could be lost; old recipes, stories, and cooking tips.  Not mention manners and how to sit a…

The Family’s Favorite Easter Press Cookie: Lemon Cream Cheese

Mom fell in love with these yummy little cookies. She would ask for them at Christmas as well as at Easter.  Easy to make, but you do need a cookie press to make them.  Also, I would add a little food coloring to match the holiday to make them a little more festive.  For Easter…

Mom’s Oatmeal Applesauce Cookies

During this pandemic downtime, I pulled out a few of Mom’s cook books. She loved to bake cookies for us kids. Needless to say she raised three cookie monsters. Between her and the grandparents,there were always cookies in the cookie jar.   One of our all time favorite cookies was the Oatmeal Applesauce. It’s time to…

Irish Beer and Bacon Muffins

6 slices bacon, chopped 2 cups onions, chopped 3 tsp sugar, divided in half 1/4 tbsp thyme 1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan cheese 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 cup light lager 2 eggs 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Grease 12 standard muffin tin. Cook bacon in…

Mom’s Kitchen: Grilled Ham Steaks

When I found this recipe, there wasn’t an ingredient list.  I guess she thought it to simple to create one. . Grilled  Ham Steaks Half of a medium size ham steak. Rub will with dry mustard, sprinkle with coarsely ground black pepper and press pepper into the steaks Broil over a grill, turning once. Just before…

Mom’s Kitchen: Roast Beef Hash

One of the wonderful memories I have of Mom’s Kitchen, is the two of us sharing recipes and stories of the history of each recipe.  We would sit and go through her old cookbooks to find secrets.  Some recipes she would type out on cards, some she would just write out in pencil.  This one goes…

Just a note to announce the New Updates to the site!

I been asked over and over to update the site with my e-cookbooks and special menus.  So to please those nagging friends — here we go….. On the main page you will see two new pages.  One is Chef Kim’s cookbooks and a second page for those infamous special menus. All the cookbooks can also…