This recipe is getting moved to my Pinterest “Recipes Tried and Worth Keeping” board. I’ll make a few small changes, but overall this was so simple and fast–and delicious–I will definitely be making it again. Notice that there aren’t a lot of ingredients! The recipe […]
Month: October 2015
I went out to Peters Orchards in Waverly Missouri a few weeks ago and got two gigantic bags of apples to carry us through the winter (seriously, I find it amazing that if you keep them in your garage fridge, in the bags they come in, they will keep all winter). I haven’t had a chance to make an apple pie yet, but today was the day.
(See my snacks?)
I’m not from the midwest, but my husband’s family is. Each of the five years I was dating Steve, he would go back to Missouri on vacation and he and his mom, sister, and brothers couldn’t stop talking about how they couldn’t wait to have […]
There’s nothing original about this happening in Merri’s kitchen. Simple sweet potato fries with ranch dressing.
My friend Robin would whip up this salsa in a flash every time we had a gathering. It is so good, and so many people would ask her for the recipe, that she finally made a bunch of copies and keeps a stack in her […]
My Mom made awful meatloaf (sorry Mom!) so I thought all meatloaf was awful. Then I had my mother-in-law’s meatloaf. I miss them both very much, but I miss my MIL’s cooking more.
I have tried making with chopped onion and minced garlic, and honestly using the salt works better. It distributes through the loaf better. Just don’t add any additional salt! You could also use garlic or onion powder to control the salt content, but use less. I have a harder time controlling the flavor with powder though.
I can’t take credit for any of this, but since this is about What’s Happening in Merri’s Kitchen, this also happened today. Caldarello is a local company, and their sausage is incredible (www.caldarello.com). I have sauerkraut from my CSA, Fair Share Farm–and it is the […]