Traditional Sauerbraten with Gingersnap Gravy

HAPPY OKTOBERFEST EVERYONE!!! Now that that has been said, we can move on to one of my favorite parts of the Oktoberfest celebrations, the food.  For those of you who think that Oktoberfest is just something that Germans do during the month of October to have an excuse to get drunk, you’re wrong…sort of.  Oktoberfest…

Getting Started with Cast Iron

It is no secret that I use cast iron for almost everything.  I only use cast iron, glass and stainless steel to cook with.  You won’t find any of those “non-stick” things in my house.  I was taught how to cook with cast iron from my dad, who learned from his mom and grandma and…

Cast Iron Care for Beginners

I got a call from one of my friends a couple weeks ago saying that I would be so proud of her because she finally got a cast iron skillet, but she was getting freaked out by all of the talk of how to, or not to, wash it and seasoning and all of that…

Grilled Cheese Ice Cream Sandwiches

I love me a good old ice cream sandwich; and I love apple pie.  I have to say that when I saw this I didn’t really know what to think, but they I tried it and it is amazing!  I used my homemade apple butter that I made and canned last year and some good…