Chili Corn Dog Casserole

Chili Corn Dog Casserole

Chili Corn Dog Casserole

When I saw the post for a corn dog casserole on June Cleaver’s blog I was interested. I’m a huge fan of corn dogs. I’ve had no luck in making them and resigned myself to buying them already made or frozen to reheat later. A whole casserole of corn dog magnificence sounded delish! Alas it wasn’t an easy recipe. It relied on a self-rising cornmeal that I didn’t have.  I hadn’t known it even existed. Continue reading

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Wiener Water Soup

Wiener Water Soup

Wiener Water Soup

I usually don’t remember where my more unusual recipe ideas come from.  I do know this recipe came from a family time.  We were having our annual lefse-making spree and it had been a long day.  The rowdy group was myself, son Justin, daughter Emily, and cousin Shirley.  We are usually a crazy bunch.  I’m not sure how the subject came up but suddenly I knew I needed to make wiener water soup. Continue reading

Cocktail Weenies {with cranberry chili sauce}

Cranberry Cocktail Weenies

Cranberry Cocktail Weenies

My current obsession is with cranberries. I’ve long been addicted to cranberry juice, and when Ocean Spray came out with a 50 calorie per 8 ounce glass version awhile ago, I was thrilled. More juice, less calories! Then I learned how to make my own canned cranberries and I started looking for more ways to use them. How about with cocktail weenies? Continue reading