Almost Old-Fashioned Beef Barley Soup

barley-soup-slide-435

With the news media filled with the much-acclaimed benefits of natural foods, one would think that the quest for health through nutrition is something new, but it just isn’t so. Proof positive is my 1942 edition of the Woman’s Home Companion …
Read More

Crock-Pot Apple Butter Recipe

crock-pot-apple-butter-435

My childhood home was nothing fancy, the typical Midwestern ranch, but the yard --- oh the yard! Now it held some bragging rights. Over an acre, the back half was lined with fruit trees --- 15 apple, two pear and one plum thrown in for good …
Read More

Weirdest Food I’ve Ever Cooked: Tacos de Lengua (aka Beef Tongue Tacos)

beef-tongue-tacos-corn-close-435

Warning: If meat --- especially weird cuts of meat --- makes you squeamish, you may not want to read this post. Or even look at this post ... because, well, there are pictures of things. Animal things. Tongue-like things. Tacos de Lengua. It …
Read More