Category Archives: Good Recipes

From the Kitchen of Kathy Kansier

Cornish Pasty

David and I first had a Cornish Pasty in 1983 at a restaurant in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. When we went to England in 2009, we found a Cornish Pasty shop in Bath, England. Their  pasties came with all sorts of fillings. The pasty crust is flaky and the filling is a bit dry.  They are […]

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Calico Beans

This is another favorite family recipe.  I often make it for picnics but we also eat these during the winter months with corn bread and baked ham. When we have company, I double the recipe. The beans can be baked in a roasting pan in the oven for one hour or simmered on high for […]

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Blue Ribbon Zucchini Bread

(2 loaves) I won a blue ribbon for this zucchini bread at the 1984 County Fair in Viroqua, Wisconsin. I had actually entered 10 different items in the food category that year and had to stay up all night to get everything made and to the fairgrounds by 9 am. Whatever was I thinking when […]

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Microwave Caramel Corn

My husband thinks this is the best caramel corn he has ever had. Even the fresh caramel corn at the county fair doesn’t compare. You will need a large paper bag from a grocery store to make this recipe. Whenever I am in a grocery store that asks, “Do you want paper or plastic?” I […]

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