Pork Steaks

Pork Steaks, sometimes referred to as pork blade steak, is a steak cut from the shoulder of a pig. Most commonly found in the Midwest and more specifically the St. Louis, MO metro area, these steaks are a cheap cut of meat from the area of the pig usually used for pulled pork. That means…

Fried Cucumbers

Fried Cucumbers? No, I’m not talking about it’s more popular cousin, the fried green tomato. These are your everyday garden cucumber fried to perfection with a crispy panko coating. Ya’ll this is the essence of summer dinners in my childhood! My parents always planted a huge garden every summer and if there was an abundance…

Strawberry Hand Pies

Pie. Who doesn’t love it? That all-American goodness surrounded in flaky crust. To me there is a pie for every season. Heading into summer, I’m all about the fruit pies. The sweetness of summer fruit makes these hand pies irresistible. Plus there is just something fun about carrying around your own personal piece of pie….

Oscar’s Diner

On our trek across Missouri US 50 towards Kansas, we were able to stop at another restaurant on the “21 Restaurants You Have to Visit in Missouri Before You Die“ list. It is a bucket list item for my husband and I to visit all 21 restaurants and we’re up to six visited now. Oscar’s Diner…

Stroud’s

We did a lot of traveling during Mother’s Day weekend this year. Our daughter’s college graduation in El Dorado, KS and then a trip to Kansas City to have dinner with our other daughter and son-in-law. There are so many food choices in Kansas City and I did my research picking one out for my…

Kehde’s BBQ

On a recent road trip across Missouri US 50 to Kansas, we stopped in Sedalia, MO to see where the state fair is held and to eat at Kehde’s across from the fairground. Kehde’s is another restaurant on the “21 Restaurants You Have to Visit in Missouri Before You Die“ which is a bucket list…

Breakfast Casserole

All your favorite breakfast food in one dish. Bam! And a versatile recipe that allows you to switch up the ingredients and still create a delicious bite of breakfast your family will love. That’s the best way I know to describe this casserole. Aside from this base recipe, I’ve switched things up and used bacon…