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Pumpkin Bread

Fall is here! It was a cloudy day and we were bored so my son and I decided to bake something. My kids baked a pumpkin pie last weekend with their Grandma Fran – it was so good it...

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Chicken, Mushrooms and Artichoke Hearts with Cheese Tortellini in a Light Lemon Butter Sauce

I am tired and I didn’t feel like making a big dinner. I had some cheese tortellini I needed to use so I decided chicken would be great with it. I marinated some chicken breasts and looked for other...

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Peach Crisp

We went to Idaho last weekend for a family gathering at my mother in law’s house to celebrate an early Thanksgiving. We had a wonderful time catching up with each other, riding four wheeler’s, eating great meals, watching the...

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Daring Baker’s September Challenge – Lavish Crackers and a Vegan Dip

For my third Daring Baker’s Challenge we were to make Lavish crackers and a vegan dip. I was excited to try making the crackers but nervous too. I rarely make recipes that include kneading dough because, it intimidates me....

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Carne Asada Tacos

Mouth watering good! This has to be my husband’s all time favorite dish. I found a recipe years ago on the Internet for these tacos, it was good but still needed some work. It took a while and many attempts, but...

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Corn, Tomato, Feta and Basil Salad

My wonderful neighbor Jack gave me a huge load of fresh corn on the cob from his garden. I was craving a salad and wanted to incorporate the fresh corn. I sauteed the corn, cherry tomatoes, sweet onion and...

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Chicken Pot Stickers

This is a fun and tasty recipe to make. I used leftover roasted chicken breast tonight but you can also use ground pork or ground chicken. I have always been intimidated by cooking Asian food but I have finally...

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Italian Salad

I love salads and make them several times a week. I was craving something different from our usual house salad. I looked through the refrigerator and found some kalamata olives and salami along with pine nuts and fresh Parmesan...

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Huevos Rancheros

I was always afraid to order huevos rancheros at Mexican restaurants because I wasn’t sure I would like eggs with my Mexican food – boy was I wrong. Once I was brave enough to order it, I was hooked....

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Coconut Lemon Bars

I am in love. No, really, truly in love. I love coconut and lemon so combining the two was bound to make me a happy woman. My daughter’s school had a parent night to meet the teachers and principal...