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Vanilla Pudding

Homemade Vanilla Pudding

Store-bought vanilla pudding, whether in a mix or pre-made, just can’t hold a candle to real, homemade vanilla pudding. What wonderful memories one must have if they remember their mother or grandmother making fresh, homemade vanilla pudding in the kitchen. A yummy treat that will never go out of style! 5.0 from 1 reviews Homemade […]

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Chocolate Pound Cake

Mama Peggy’s Chocolate Pound Cake

An old family recipe from the kitchen of Mama Peggy, found on a notepad in a box filled with some of her favorite recipes. Mama Peggy’s was renowned for many of the things she cooked, but those who sampled her chocolate pound cake considered themselves blessed!

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Sea Foam Candy

Sea Foam Candy

Here is a perfect example of something old that has become new again. If you’ve ever had Divinity, you’ve had something similar to Sea Foam candy. They’re similar, but Sea Foam is lighter. 5.0 from 2 reviews Sea Foam Candy   Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Candy Serves: 12 Prep time: 15 mins Total time: […]

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Old Fashioned Black Walnut Pound Cake

Old-Fashioned Black Walnut Pound Cake

Here’s a recipe that any old-time Southern cook has to have in her collection. This is a black walnut pound cake recipe like our grandmothers used to make, and is at least 100 years old. You can serve this cake with our without an icing, but it’s amazing by itself. Nothing beats a nice, warm […]

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Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Layer Cake

Red Velvet Layer Cake   Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Cake Serves: 12 Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 40 mins Total time: 55 mins Print   A classic red velvet cake recipe that Mama Peggy only made on rare occasions. A treat! Ingredients 1 cup vegetable shortening 2¼ cups sugar 3 med eggs 3 […]

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Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Layer Cake Icing

Red Velvet Layer Cake Icing   Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Icing Serves: 12 Prep time: 5 mins Total time: 5 mins Print   A wonderful icing for Mama Peggy’s Red Velvet Layer Cake. Ingredients 8 oz cream cheese 1 box powdered sugar ½ stick margarine 4 tbsp Crisco shortening 1 tsp vanilla Instructions Cream […]

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Orange Slice Cookie Bar

Orange Slice Cookie Bar

A wonderful dessert that’s just the perfect balance between sweet decadence and wholesome, old-fashioned goodness. 5.0 from 1 reviews Orange Slice Cookie Bar   Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 24 Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 25 mins Total time: 40 mins Print   A wonderful dessert that’s just the perfect balance between […]

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French Silk Chocolate Pie

French Silk Chocolate Pie

A wonderful, rich French silk chocolate pie that has to be tasted to be believed. Rich and creamy in a way that store-bought pies can never hope to be.

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Chocolate Gravy

Chocolate Gravy

Chocolate gravy was a treat in the Chaney household when Mama Peggy was growing up. It seems to be unique to the Appalachians, but made it at least as far as the North Carolina foothills. 5.0 from 2 reviews Chocolate Gravy   Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 4 Prep time: 10 mins Cook […]

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Crunch Top Peach Pie

Crunch Top Peach Pie

Make this crunch top peach pie at the height of the peach season for an amazing experience, with the finest, ripest peaches available. Or you can freeze some of those same fine, ripe peaches, and make this pie year around. Crunch Top Peach Pie   Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 8 Prep time: […]

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