Chicken Salad Sandwich

Chicken Salad Sandwich

I wanted a quick and tasty sandwich for lunch. I had leftover chicken breast in the refrigerator, an apple and some walnuts. I decided to throw them together and make a chicken salad sandwich. I decided to toast the...

Blueberry and Coconut Coffee Cake

Blueberry and Coconut Coffee Cake

We decided to throw a surprise slumber party for my daughter on her seventh birthday. It was a huge hit and my daughter was thrilled! There were 6 girls at the party and we had a fantastic time making...

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Chocolate Cake

For my daughter’s 7th birthday she really wanted a chocolate cake with butter cream frosting and polka dots. We found a chocolate cake recipe on Curious Foodie that sounded perfect. My daughter and I had a fun time baking...

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Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

I wanted to make something simple for dinner that could simmer on the stove while I was out of the house doing errands. I grabbed some turkey Italian sausages and mushrooms from the refrigerator and decided to make a...

Homemade Bread Sticks

Homemade Bread Sticks

I have always been scared to bake bread but it’s a fear I must face. Since I was making a big pot of spaghetti for dinner I decided to try baking homemade bread sticks. I found this recipe on...

Creamy Chicken Corn Chowder

Creamy Chicken Corn Chowder

It was a cold day outside and I was craving a hot bowl of soup. I had some freshly made chicken broth, leftover roasted chicken and frozen corn so I decided to make a creamy chicken corn chowder. I...

Homemade Chicken Broth

Homemade Chicken Broth

Nothing makes a soup taste better than homemade chicken broth. Whenever I roast a chicken, I always put the remaining chicken bones in a big pot of water along with some vegetables and seasonings and let them simmer for...

Cinnamon Snaps

Cinnamon Snaps

We were out of town visiting friends for the Thanksgiving holiday. It was a relaxing and fun time spent with amazing people. During our visit, my friend Madison, my daughter Meg and I decided to bake some cookies. Madison...

One Eyed Jacks aka Eggs in a Basket

One Eyed Jacks aka Eggs in a Basket

The first time I had this for breakfast was Christmas morning in 1996. I was living in Idaho with my two roommates, David W. and Dave M. We woke up in the morning, exchanged gifts then David W. made...

Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup

I had a wonderful time in Boise with my sisters and girlfriends. We ate at all of my favorite restaurants and my sister had her co-worker make her AMAZING chile rellanos for us again. They are pure heaven! We...