Firecracker Chili

This is a thick rich chili that is a great dinner on a cold day. The number of Jalenpeno peppers can be adjusted depending on personal taste.

Firecracker Chili

4 slices of bacon, cut into small pieces

1 large onion, chopped

1/2 large bell pepper, chopped

2 cloves of garlic, minced

2 Jalapeno peppers, chopped Continue reading

Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and dumplings is a favorite of many southern families. There are may different recipes for the dumplings. This is the recipe that my mother used which involves rolling the dough out into a thin rectangle, cutting into squares and dropping in the boiling broth. A pan of hot cornbread always accompanies the chicken and dumplings. Yum, yum…

Chicken and Dumplings

1 whole fryer chicken

1 1/2 cup flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 tablespoons shortening

1 egg

5 tablespoons water Continue reading

German Pancakes

My German mother-in-law made these crepe-style pancakes that were served with applesauce and a variety of fresh berries. After spreading the pancake with applesauce and cut-up berries/fruit, roll up the pancake and sprinkle with granulated sugar or cinnamon-sugar.The recipe yields approximately 10 pancakes using a 9 inch skillet.

German Pancakes

6 eggs

1 1/2 cup milk

3/4 cup flour

3 teaspoons granulated sugar

Dash salt

Cinnamon-sugar, optional Continue reading