Strawberry Freezer Jam

Strawberry Freezer Jam

I am not a fan of store bought jams and never buy them. I have always had a love for strawberry freezer jam (my very favorite flavor). My family is very lucky to have wonderful friends and neighbors who...

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Shish Kebobs – Teriyaki Beef, Vegetable, and Lemon Basil Shrimp

I wanted a simple and healthy meal to serve our friends who came for dinner. Shish kebobs were the perfect choice to satisfy everyone. My husband did a great job grilling the veggies, steak and shrimp. I served the...

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Chicken, Pancetta and Asparagus over Couscous

I wasn’t in the mood to cook a big meal. I had a few ingredients that I had to use up so this meal was created. It was easy to make and full of great flavors…the tomatoes were sweet...

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Ginger Snaps

Let’s face it… I love cookies and you’ll probably see a lot of recipes for them on this blog. My very favorite is a snickerdoodle with extra cinnamon but my second favorite is a ginger snap. They are soft...

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Breakfast Potatoes

There is something so satisfying about red baby potatoes sauteed with onions and peppers for breakfast. I love the simplicity of this dish and the fact that they go well with any main breakfast entree. These are simple to...

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Teriyaki Pork Chops

I bought some thick cut pork chops and decided they would taste great grilled. I’ve never made teriyaki sauce before and was pleasantly surprised at how easy it was. My husband did an excellent job of grilling (like always)...

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Lemon Bars

I love any dessert with lemon… there is something about tangy, tart & sweet that makes me very happy! These turned out so good. Simple to make & fun to eat! Crust: 1 cup of flour 1/2 cup of...

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Ham, Mushroom and Cheddar Frittata

We had company this weekend and this was a perfect Saturday morning breakfast. It’s fairly healthy but doesn’t taste like it. The ham, mushroom and cheddar flavors were great together and it was light but filling. Simple to make...

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Feta, Spinach and Caramelized Onion Stuffed Chicken Breasts

I wanted something fun to cook, good to eat and healthy for my family. This meal turned out exceptional! We all (kids included) loved this chicken. It was tender and full of flavor. I served it with a roasted...

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Roasted Baby Dutch Potatoes

I was craving roasted potatoes and these hit the spot. They had a nice garlic flavor and were tender and moist inside with a touch of crispy on the outside. Simple and delicious. 10-12 baby Dutch potatoes, cleaned and...