recipe exchange borscht

Borscht is an old traditional Eastern European soup provided by @xtrisarahtops . This wonderful recipe was created by her grandmother in law.    Recipe Note: I used enough ingredients to fill a LARGE soup pot, so I recommend eyeballing and adjusting the amount of produce to fill 1/3 of the pot. Ingredients 1 lb beef (I used cubed sirloin tips) 5-8 raw beets (peeled and cubed) About 4 cups of little purple potatoes, cubed 1 onion chopped 1 bag of chopped/shredded purple cabbage (for color) 1 can crushed tomatoes White vinegar Purple carrots, chopped 12 oz vegetable stock Instructions In a large soup pot brownRead More →

This recipe was submitted by @altwestwife. This will be a great addition to anyone’s recipe drawer, especially with the colder months coming. This Recipe perfectly fills my 2 1/2 quart corningware dish Crust Ingredients 3/4 cup very cold butter 1/2 tsp salt 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cups very cold water Directions Using a Pastry Blender, combine butter, flour, salt in a mixing bowl. Finished product will consist of small pea sized chunks Using a wooden spoon, slowly begin adding cold water to the mixture. Eventually it will become easier to use your hands to finish mixing When the dough is mixed thuroughly-removeRead More →


Hit the Mark Meatloaf is usually a dish every meat eating man loves. Many women have a particular recipe that is “theirs” when it comes to meatloaf. Last week, my husband was very busy all day and he mentioned he would be hungry when he came home. I decided to make meatloaf and crushed red potatoes.  I am still perfecting the crushed red potatoes recipe, but once I do–I will post it. This recipe can be made in the oven or on a smoker. If you dont have ground pork, you can use 2 pounds of ground beef,  but the flavor won’t be the same.Read More →