“Hobo” Stew

This has become a crowd favorite with our kids at church.  They ask us to make it over and over.  It originated growing up in my families small-town Baptist church.  Our pastor used to take the teens wilderness camping.  One night of the camp out everyone had to make their own stew in a can. …

Old Fashioned Meatloaf

This is a great meat dish for a family or it can easily be multiplied for a crowd.   It is a fairly economical dish as well.  It can be prepared as a meal in one pot, if you add potatoes and carrots to a roasting pan and cook covered for the first 40-45 minutes….

Chicken Noodle Soup

This is a crowd pleaser. We often serve Chicken Noodle soup for our Wednesday night fellowship meals. Whenever it is suggested that we have soup, everyone asks for Dan to bring this standard. The time in making the broth or stock is well worth it, because it gives the flavor that everyone asks for. Homemade…

Old Fashioned Noodles

I (Dan) originally learned this recipe from my grandmother, who used to make chicken and noodles for Sunday dinners and special occasions.  When we grandchildren were grown she used to make the noodles, dry them, package them, and give them to us as part of our Christmas presents.  Over the years I was given an…

Grandma’s Green Cottage Cheese Salad

This is a quick and easy recipe, and in our family it is a must serve at most family gatherings. It always brings back memories of family gatherings at Grandma’s house, since she served it at every holiday meal. We still carry on the tradition today. It is also a good recipe to let the…

Apple Bread

This Apple Bread recipe takes any good baking apples and creates a delicious bread that is a good addition to any meal. It can be served as a breakfast bread, or a dessert as well. Best of all it is made from the simple ingredients kept in most home kitchens. Batter For Bread 1/2 C…

The Parson’s Pantry

Before we begin the recipes we thought we should ask, what do the good Parson’s keep in their pantry. Well, over the years we can say we have had many times when the pantry was nearly empty, so improvising has been a standard. The following list of items is what we keep in the pantry…