Archive | Recipes RSS feed for this section

Freezer Dill Pickles

Summertime is almost over, yet cucumbers keep on growing at an alarming rate. This easy-to-make recipe allows you to keep the cucumber flavor year round. After the cucumbers, garlic, and onions are sliced, (I like to use a Kitchen Madeline) it becomes a great “Cooking School” project for the young adults in the household. The […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Shirley’s Baked Beans

With summertime BBQs and gatherings approaching, it brings back memories of the Fourth of July as a kid: bikes with streamers and crepe paper woven between the spokes, parades, saluting and honoring veterans, and flying high the “Red, White and Blue!” I will share a true favorite – my mother Shirley’s Baked Beans – the highlight of many backyard summertime […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Corn Chowder Recipe

This time of year we all look forward to home and hearth time, with a cozy fire roaring, a great book, with HGTV, or a football game on tv. My favorite chowder recipe trends itself for all of the above. Easy, quick, hearty, and full of flavor. Although I truly support the “Farm to Table,” […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Shirley’s Wartime Fudge

This was a favorite of my father, Lou Mech. Mom was great in the kitchen and I heard many a story of the care packages that went overseas during World War II. During mail call my father made many new friends! In later years, I can remember my mother at the stove, making this recipe […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Classic Onion Tart

I love recipes you can do tricks with by changing up ingredients, depending on the season, and offering options for serving, either as an appetizer or serving as an entrée, depending on the mood of the evening! The basic recipe is from the Grand Master Chef Willy Rahmig, truly one of the first celebrity chefs, […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Classic Stovetop Rice Pudding

How often, when you make white rice do you overestimate, or when you have a craving for Chinese food, and you order in – what’s always left…the rice! Well here is a simple vintage stovetop recipe to re-purpose that rice into a dessert or breakfast treat! Click Here to View Recipe   Print PDF

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

The Bungalow Chef’s Cracker Pie

View the original “Mock Apple (Cracker) Pie” by Mary Stein as well as The Bungalow Chef’s Cracker Pie Recipes! Click Here to View Recipes Print PDF

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Unbaked Chocolate Drop Cookies

Truly one of my holiday favorites, and I guess it passed down to the next generation! Can you believe this, the holidays are right around the corner, you can feel it in the air. The stores are filled with new holiday treasures, gifts, and toys that I never heard of! I remember brands like Lionel, […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Great Grandma Schades’s Pecan Cresents

Holiday baking is here, I’ll share my favorite cookie recipe, if you share yours? Mine is Great Grandma Rose Shade’s Pecan. Pecan Cookies           1/2 cup butter 2 cups flour ½ tsp. salt 6 tablespoons powdered sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup chopped nuts, medium diced Mix well. This recipe date’s form […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Food Wine Pairing Chart

Worried about Food and Wine parings, “The Bungalow Chef” did the work for you, just sit back, uncork, and enjoy! Print PDF

Leave a comment Continue Reading →