Frozen Chocolate Covered Banana Slices Topped with Coconut

Frozen Chocolate Covered Banana Slices Topped with Coconut

Need I say more? The title alone makes me drool. These fun and tasty treats were fun to make this afternoon with my kids. It was 100 degrees outside so we stayed inside and made these delicious bite sized...

Linguine with Clams, Chicken Basil Sausage, Tomatoes, and Kale

Linguine with Clams, Chicken Basil Sausage, Tomatoes, and Kale

My daughter requested clams for dinner but when I went to the store, they only had 1 1/2 lbs left. I decided to grab the remaining clams and use them in one of my favorite pasta dishes. This recipe...

Coconut Peach Muffins

Coconut Peach Muffins

I had fresh peaches in the fruit bowl and I was in the mood to bake some muffins. I was going to make simple peach muffins but then decided to give them a coconut twist by using coconut Greek...

Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice

I made a vegetarian version of my favorite Fried Rice recipe to pair with the Asian Glazed Baby Back Ribs and the Spicy Zucchini and Squash Spears I served for dinner. The whole meal was a hit but my husband, son, and...

Asian Glazed Baby Back Ribs

Asian Glazed Baby Back Ribs

My kids asked for ribs for dinner and I was craving Asian food so we came up with Asian glazed ribs that I baked in the oven for a couple of hours. The ribs turned out tender and really...

Spicy Zucchini and Squash

Spicy Zucchini and Squash Spears

We haven’t had zucchini or squash much lately so I decided to do a quick and easy sauté of zucchini and squash spears with crushed red pepper flakes. They took minutes to cook, tasted delicious, and paired nicely with...

Quick Refrigerator Spicy Dill Green Beans

Quick Refrigerator Spicy Dill Green Beans

We all loved the Quick Refrigerator Dill Pickles so much I decided to make a batch of refrigerator spicy dill green beans. I used the same brine as I did for the pickles but added more fresh dill to give...

Nectarine and Rainier Cherry Galette

Nectarine and Rainier Cherry Galette

I surprised my kids and husband with this homemade galette for dessert this week. I had just a few Rainier cherries left and a couple ripe nectarines that needed to be used up along with one leftover pie crust....

Heirloom Tomato Greek Salad

Heirloom Tomato Greek Salad

I had quite a few smaller heirloom tomatoes so I decided to make a salad by adding some cucumber, onion, feta, and kalamata olives to the tomatoes then tossed them with some of my leftover Fran’s Vinaigrette. I let...

Brie and Mango Pepper Jelly Crostini

Brie and Mango Pepper Jelly Crostini

Since it has been so hot here recently we have been having a lot of smorgasbords for dinner. Usually a rotisserie chicken or deli meats with veggies, fruits, cheese, olives, pickles, etc. Last night I decided to switch it...