Belle’s Smoky and Sweet Bean Casserole

In Recipes On August 3, 2013 0 Comments

Brown the onion and ground beef and drain off the grease.   Mix together the bacon, ketchup, brown sugar, salt, pepper, vinegar and mustard.  In a separate bowl, combine… Read More »


A saucy and unique casserole that will have you begging for beans

In Recipes, Tales On August 3, 2013 0 Comments

I have hundreds of recipes and most are written on the original recipe cards, even decades after I jotted them down or someone gave it to me.  The… Read More »


Belle’s Cucumber Sandwiches

In Recipes, Tales On July 27, 2013 0 Comments

Beat together the Miracle Whip, cream cheese and dry salad dressing mix.  Spread about a tablespoon of the mixture of each slice of bread.  Top half of the… Read More »


A light and tasty summer sandwich that is fit for royalty

In Recipes, Tales On July 27, 2013 0 Comments

In the summer months, it is always nice to have something cool and light to eat.  One of my favorite summer time recipes is my cucumber sandwiches.  They… Read More »

Belle's Pad Thai

Belle’s Pad Thai

In Recipes On July 21, 2013 0 Comments

Soak noodles in warm water for about 30 minutes. Drain. In a small bowl, whisk together brown sugar, lime juice, soy sauce, and Sriracha. In a large nonstick… Read More »


A popular Thai dish that is full of flavor, but easy to make

In Recipes, Tales On July 21, 2013 0 Comments

When I find a dish I like, I try to figure out how to make it at home.  I am a complete homebody.  I would much rather stay… Read More »

Belle's Sweet and Smoky Carrots

Belle’s Sweet and Smoky Carrots

In Recipes On July 11, 2013 2 Comments

Boil carrots in lightly salted water for about 6 minutes or until fork tender.  Drain.  Over low heat melt the butter and add the brown sugar and chili… Read More »


A sweet and smoky side dish that will have you wild about carrots

In Recipes, Tales On July 11, 2013 0 Comments

Carrots will give you good eyesight.  Did your mother or grandmother ever feed you that line as they were trying to feed you carrots?  “If that’s so, why… Read More »