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Pennsylvania Dutch Chow Chow Recipe

Chow chow is a Pennsylvania Dutch pickled vegetable salad. It is usually made at the end of the summer or beginning of fall when the gardens are about done producing. My grandma Reitz made it and my mom made it when I was growing up. Now my mom and I make it together every year […]

Chocolate Chili #Choctoberfest

Chocolate… chili? Listen, I know it sounds weird, but this chocolate chili recipe is awesome. I made it for my boyfriend’s birthday part last month, and not only did he love it, but the entire party could not stop eating it! Over the past week, we’ve been joined by dozens of other bloggers posting chocolate […]

Spicy Salsa Chili

Most of my best recipes are born out of creativity, made necessary by poor planning and laziness. I’ll get a hankerin’ for something – like spicy homemade chili, but I’ll realize that I don’t have all of the ingredients in my pantry. So…rather than running to the store (because y’all know my hair is NOT […]

Calico Beans

The Calico Bean recipe is another good recipe out of a local organizations cookbook. These local cookbooks are some of best resources for recipes. Everyone likes to submit their best recipes to those cookbooks. I go to them quite often. The Calico Bean recipe is from the Klingerstown Fire Company Auxiliary cookbook. A note from […]