Cydira's Country Corner.

A potpourri of country wisdom, kitchen witchery, and random thoughts from yours truly. Take a gander, you may find a new interesting recipe or a funny little tidbit to bring a smile to your day.

Recipes from the Farm (RSS)

Here's some good eatin' from my home to yours! Some of these are from my family and some are just ones I've stumbled on to. Enjoy!
Hi folks! If you are stuck on what to have for dinner, I may have the solution. Pot roast is one of the cheapest cuts of meat, especially if you go with something like a chuck roast. Slow cooking the roast turns it into something that falls apart when Read More
Hi folks, I made this for dinner last night. The guys loved it. And that says something considering that they don't typically like chicken in just about any form (except for enchiladas for the husband and nuggets for the kids). Now, I confess, I did Read More
Hi Folks, I'm sorry this is a little late. My internet was a bit off kilter yesterday. If you have someone in your household who absolutely loves chili-dogs, this recipe is going to be super easy and tasty. The trick to having these chili-dogs come Read More
Hi everybody! If you're like my family, you are probably getting impatient for the nice weather of Summer. The tail end of Winter is so frustrating sometimes. Something I like to do is make one of my summer recipes so that we can for a moment fool Read More
Hi everybody! I hope that you are all having a wonderful Friday. I am getting ready to start posting recipes up for you again. I, however, need a little bit of help. There are a LOT of recipes in my notes. I am talking about so many that I am having Read More
Hi Folks!This week's recipe is really simple. I like to think of this as an apology for it being a day late. Of all the recipes that I've slapped up here, I think this is the easiest one yet. You can fix it and forget it for a good long while. There's Read More
Hi Folks!If you have loads of corned beef left over from your St. Patrick's Day celebration yesterday, don't despair! I have a quick recipe that helps use some of it up and is loved by everyone in my house. (Seriously, the boys don't like new stuff and Read More
Hi Folks!This week's recipe comes from the old country. (I'm 3/4 German and 1/4 American mutt.) It was one from my Great-Grandmother Hazel's cookbook. If I could, I would share with you a picture of the recipe written out in her beautiful handwriting, Read More
Hi Folks!Most of what I have been posting for the last little while recipe-wise have been savory things and stuff that is good for main course meals. Today, I'm going to break things up a little bit with a mini apple pie. Now, if you are as hopeless as Read More
For me, nothing says comfort on a cold winter's night like a nice, warm casserole. The nice thing about casseroles is you are left with only one pot to clean. If you are one of those clever folks who line their casseroles with tin foil, it is even easier Read More
It's almost time for me to start work on dinner over here at my house. Tonight is hamburger night. My husband loves his hamburgers. His other comfort food for the start of the work week is my carrot peanut butter salad. This is a salad that takes a little Read More
Hi folks!If you're like me, you get to a point where your refrigerator has a small stock pile of random vegetables and meat bits from the week before and you are sick of eating the same thing again. As my grandmother has said 'haste makes waste and a Read More
Note: I have recently begun using those wonderful plastic slow cooker liners that are in the same aisle as the aluminum foil. They make clean up a breeze. I highly suggest them!IngredientsCooking spray * 5 cups of bread cut into cubes1/2 cup raisins1/2 Read More
Hi Folks!As promised, last week, here is a delightfully simple dessert that you can just fix and forget with your slow cooker. I like to use Granny Smith apples in this recipe. You may find that a different baking apple is more to your speed. If you wish Read More
Hi folks,This month, I am posting links to previous recipes that I have shared. This is in preparation for my second Top Ten Cookie list. This year, the Top Ten Cookies are going to be collected from heritage cookbooks that are from generations passed. Read More
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