Lemon Blueberry Pudding Cake

Lemon Blueberry Pudding Cake…a layer of warm saucy blueberries topped with a lemon flavored cake that is very moist and tender. I wish this would have lasted longer but it didn’t, it was gone in a flash. This was anRead more…

Asian Noodle Salad

The summer heat will be here before we know it. We’ll be looking for ways to minimize our time in the kitchen in front of the stove. The garden Paul plants provides all the veggies we need to make summerRead more…

Glazed Cherry Yeast Coffee Cake

Glazed Cherry Yeast Coffee Cake is a very tender, light cake made with, yes…yeast! This is a wonderful recipe to break the ice if you’re not an experienced yeast baker. The biggest difference you’ll see in the dough is thatRead more…

Buttermilk Coconut Pound Cake

Yesterday turned out to be the best day weather wise we’ve seen in a long time on Gilberts Creek. It was 70 degrees with a slight breeze and sunny. Living next to the Kentucky River has it challenges,the winter broughtRead more…

Homemade Vanilla Pudding

After 30 plus years of baking and making desserts from scratch I have accumulated good basic homemade recipes that I can build on in my recipe box. Take cakes for instance. A good chocolate, white or yellow cake can beRead more…

Corn Snack Nut Mix

There are occasions that present themselves all year round where a snack recipe like this would be perfect. With summer on it’s way, this would be a great snack for BBQ’s, graduation parties, wedding receptions or just plain old summertimeRead more…

Kentucky Butter Cake

The 141st running of the Kentucky Derby will be held on Saturday May 2nd in Louisville Ky at Churchill Downs. High fashion and Derby hats go hand in hand when attending the race. The drink of choice is Mint Juleps,Read more…

Oatmeal Chocolate Caramel Bars

Buttery oats, chocolate chips, caramel and pecans come together perfectly in these delicious bars. Oatmeal Chocolate Caramel Bars would be the perfect treat to make for Graduation parties, Mother’s Day and your summer celebrations. Chewy, chocolaty, caramel treats your familyRead more…

Strawberry Feta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

I decided to step outside my comfort zone and try a new salad. Paul absolutely loves it when I do this. He is a lover of all things fresh and green. Adding strawberries, glazed walnuts and making a homemade BalsamicRead more…

Italian Tortellini Soup

I am extremely proud of this soup. Almost every vegetable in it came from last years garden that I froze for the winter. This is absolutely amazing. The flavor was incredible!! And on top of that, it’s an easy soupRead more…

Blueberry Lovers Walnut Coffee Cake

Blueberry Lovers Walnut Coffee Cake…extremely moist and tender with a blueberry nut filling in the center and a delicious crumb topping to finish it off. Grab yourself a cup of coffee, this cake is a delicious treat for blueberry lovers!Read more…

Black Bean Soup

Black Bean Soup…incredibly delicious, hearty and full of flavor! I had a bag of dried black beans that I cooked in the crock pot. I refrigerated them in the liquid they were cooked in and made this a couple ofRead more…