Holy Spoons

The gift of hospitality sometimes comes with food.

Category Archives: Old Family Recipe

Chocolate Stars

These are sweet, sweet, SWEET!! But if you want to lessen the guilt, they are also no cholesterol, fat-free and gluten-free, too! 🙂 Preheat oven to 300 degrees F INGREDIENTS: … Continue reading

December 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Pot Roast – oven version

The college girl is home for the weekend with a request for REAL meat. A pot roast dinner was just the ticket! INGREDIENTS: * Beef roast, about 4 lb * … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

5 Favorite Chicken Recipes

C– that’s the way to begin H – I’m the second letter in I – I am the third, oh C – I’m the fourth letter in that bird and … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Grandma’s Cookies

My Grandma Hickox was a BODACIOUS cookie baker. Well into her later years, she always had cookies on hand when grandchildren came to visit. And there were always some to … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Fresh Peach Salsa

6 cups peaches, blanched, peeled, pitted and chopped 1 cup chopped red onion 6 jalapeño peppers, seeded and chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1/2 cup loosely packed chopped fresh … Continue reading

June 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fried Squash

Certain members of my family were suspicious. However, I managed to create a recipe with yellow squash that was proclaimed “generally nontoxic.” With that ringing endorsement, 🙂 I bring you: … Continue reading

June 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chicken and Dumplings

Due to technical errors (I swiped the wrong way on my DumbPhone), I deleted this post. So I’m going to try and remember it as I made it last time … Continue reading

February 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Corn Soup

This used to be my recipe for “corn chowder” — but I took the milk out of the soup base. So I guess technically it is not a “chowder” any … Continue reading

January 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Soup: It’s what’s for dinner.

I cleaned out the fridge today. This means that there are a number of items that need to be eaten TODAY. So, dinner tonight will be soup, fresh bread and … Continue reading

October 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

I’m not a pastry chef, but I can bake a pie

OK, so there are better chefs out there. There are certainly better pastry chefs out there, too. But even though I’m not a pastry chef, I can make a decent … Continue reading

September 13, 2011 · Leave a comment