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About Me

I was raised Old Order (horse and buggy) Mennonite with German and Eastern European influences that shaped my palate. My own family enjoys heritage food, as well as vegetarian, plant-based, and global cultural cuisine. 

Contact Me: culturedcountrycook@gmail.com


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March 31, 2018

Long before I learned you could buy pre-made meatballs and use grape jelly and cocktail sauce for the sauce, these meatballs were a family staple. These are, hands down, the best meatballs ever!


2 pounds ground beef

1 cup rolled oats (can use gluten-free)

3 Ta...

February 14, 2018

Recipe from A+ Recipes from Hickory Hollow School, submitted by my life-long friend, Deborah Rohrer Heatwole. 


Please note, read recipe thoroughly for ingredients list and directions. This is not a quick recipe, but ultimately not too difficult. 


1/2 cu...

February 3, 2018

(I try to give proper credit to where my recipes come from as often as possible, but this is handwritten in my old composition book and I do not know where I got it from.)


1 cup plus 2 Tablespoons very warm water

1 1/4 teaspoon active dry yeast (NOT instant)


October 31, 2017



3 cups cooked chicken, shredded or cubed

1 cup carrots, diced small

1 cup peas

1 cup potatoes, diced small (yellow waxy kind works best) 

3 cups chicken broth or water

1 cup milk

2/3 cup flour

1 teaspoon salt

Additional Seasonings, optional, but definitely...

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Mennonite/Brethren heritage food with a flare for vegetarian cuisine and a global palate 
Contact Me: culturedcountrycook@gmail.com