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Sauerkraut & Dumplings

A few months ago I spent the afternoon with my Great Uncle Ted and my Great Aunt Ann learning the secrets of Flossie’s pound cake. We talked about my great grandmother, my grandmother, and the whole Ballenger family, but mostly we talked about Ted’s favorite dish, sauerkraut & dumplins. I talked for a long time that […]

Sliced Baked Potatoes

Have you had Hasselback potatoes before? For the past few years I’ve seen them all over my pinterest throughout the holiday season, and I was curious. I mean, there isn’t much better than a baked potato, and the prospect of getting the butter inside the potato as you bake it was irresistible. If I were to choose my two […]

Roasted Okra

Have you recovered from your holiday weekend yet? I’m not sure I have! We got home last night from a round trip to Philadelphia and while it was a great visit with family and friends, I’m wiped. Thanksgiving this year came on the heels of two back to back trips- me in New York and […]