Good Eats

Time for breakfast!

Bacon and Apple Pancakes We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day — and even though the best dishes are so comforting and delicious that “breakfast for dinner” has become a...

Life’s a bowl of cherries

Cherry Oat Breakfast Smoothies Yes, February is a time to celebrate love, but in culinary terms, it’s all about cherries. There’s no better way to mark both Presidents Day and National Cherry Month...

Soup’s on!

White chicken chili (Photos by Cheryl Bach) There’s nothing like a bowl of hot soup to chase away wintertime chills. Made in a slow cooker or a Dutch oven, a fragrant concoction of meat, vegetables, and...

The star of the holiday season: cookies galore

Try your hand at some of these delicious holiday cookie recipes. Cookies are the star of the show when Shirley Francis and her daughters make Christmas goodies for family and friends. If you want to...

Spreading cheer

From left, Valerie Francis, Shirley Francis, Stephanie Goubeaux, Corynn Goubeaux, and Rachel Puthoff. (photo by Margie Wuebker) It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Darke County home of...

No turkey for Thanksgiving? No problem!

Ham loaf with mustard sauce In some households, turkey does not reign supreme on Thanksgiving. Steve Stover of Columbus has adopted the philosophy of author Calvin Trillin, who believes spaghetti...

An apple a day seven different ways

Credit: Getty Images From preventing heart disease and metabolic syndrome to reducing appetite, it’s no wonder the old adage “an apple a day…” still makes sense today. Here are a few ways to get in...

Delicious apple recipes: Part 2

Credit: Getty Images Apples star in a plethora of desserts, salads, and main dishes, as evidenced by recipes Country Living readers submitted in this month’s competition. Kristen Haas of Troy, a...

The perfect combination

Fall Apple and Sweet Potato Casserole Nancy Kasicki’s award-winning Fall Apple and Sweet Potato Casserole, submitted for Country Living’s October apple-recipe contest, sprang from a kitchen experiment...

Potlucks, reunions, and carry-in dinners

North Central Electric Cooperative member Michelle Horst's raspberry trifle Country Living readers certainly know what to bring to potlucks, reunions, and carry-in dinners. Here is the second installment...