Tuscan Soup

Tuscan Soup

I was craving a big bowl of soup and found a tasty looking recipe on the blog, Home of the Lazy Dog. It’s a Tuscan soup filled with Italian sausage, kale and bacon and it was delicious! I adapted...

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Korean Style Flank Steak

I loved the Korean style marinade I used for a pork tenderloin I made recently and I wanted to try a similar marinade with flank steak. The flavors were amazing! The garlic and the ginger really gave the marinade...

Chocolate Chip Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Chocolate Chip Cake with Chocolate Frosting

My daughter turned six recently and I must say, it’s harder than I thought it would be. I can’t believe she’s not my baby anymore. I am very proud of what a kind, funny, silly and empathetic person she...

Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Shells

Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Shells

My friend Kyle was telling me that her Mom used to make a really good stuffed shells recipe. I saw some shells at the store and decided to try to make my own stuffed shells. They were messy to...

Clam Chowder

Clam Chowder

I have been making a lot of soups lately and was craving a seafood stew or chowder. I don’t normally buy canned clams but I had them for a dip that I didn’t end up making. I was thinking...

Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict

This is one of my very favorite breakfasts. I actually prefer bacon instead of ham on my eggs benedict, so I made it that way. There is something so amazing about lemony hollandaise sauce with the creamy yolk and...

Rice Krispie Treats

Rice Krispie Treats

We had friends over so the kids could watch a Christmas movie on TV. I made a small batch of rice crispy treats for them to nibble on during the show. I haven’t made these for years so I...

Open Faced Turkey Sandwich

Open Faced Turkey Sandwich

This is my new favorite sandwich! We had friends over for leftovers after Thanksgiving and I made these sandwiches for dinner. They were unbelievably tasty. I layered my mom’s rolls with cranberry jelly, stuffing, turkey and gravy. I didn’t...

Mom's Dinner Rolls

Mom’s Dinner Rolls

My mother makes the most amazing dinner rolls. I finally got the recipe from her and made my first attempt at baking these delicious rolls. They are extremely easy to make using a bread machine. My mom is at...

Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce

Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce

This recipe for hollandaise sauce was my Grandmother Pidgeon’s original recipe (my father’s mother). It’s rich, lemony and so good. I always make this hollandaise sauce for special occasions because it’s so decadent and delicious. This is very special...