Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Cake

There’s only one way to describe this cake, CRAZY GOOD! The cake baked for 35 minutes, it was gone in less time than it took to bake it. When the baking time was up and I got my first peekRead more…

Kielbasa and Peppers with Pasta Alfredo

Have you ever wondered how the food you grew up loving in a particular region or state becomes a signature food for that particular region or state? When you think about Texas, you think Tex Mex or Mexican. Cheese steaksRead more…

Blueberry Muffins with Lemon Glaze

I think the weather is finally getting to me. More cold and flurries today UGH! I needed something to cheer me up, I needed a taste of lemon and blueberry, a little taste of sunshine. The muffins have a wonderfulRead more…

Vegetable Medley Italian Style

Every year we grow zucchini and summer squash and every year I ignore them when I’m rummaging through the freezer in the winter time. We even cut back the amount we grew last year because I just didn’t know whatRead more…

Lemon Cream Pie

If you were born in the 50’s as I was, your Easter Sunday outfit was probably pretty similar to mine. I have pictures of me and my sisters when we were very young wearing our Easter Sunday best. Easter bonnets,Read more…

Mustard Steak Marinade

We had a day today where the temperature went up into the 50’s. Ok, yeah it rained and we’re expecting a ton of snow this week again but this one day was a reminder that more nice days are toRead more…

Sweet and Salty Butter Pecan Cookies

Sweet and Salty Butter Pecan Cookies are rolled in a combination of sugar with a little bit of table salt thrown in right before baking When the cookie hits your taste buds, you get a very slight taste of saltRead more…

Italian Baked Chicken and Potatoes

This is a chicken dinner I make for Paul and I a lot. It’s ridiculously easy and full of flavor. When I make it, I usually bake more chicken than we’ll eat that evening so we have leftovers for lunchRead more…

Garden Primavera with Ham

Every year in the Spring Paul and I get excited about planting our garden. Paul does most of the planting himself. It’s so rewarding to look out at the garden during the Summer and see plants bursting with fruits fromRead more…

Smoked Sausage Corn Chowder

Smoked Sausage Corn Chowder is a fantastic hearty soup that’s bursting with flavor. It’s basically a corn chowder recipe kicked up. Adding smoked sausage with green and red peppers to the chowder adds lots of wonderful flavor! It also makesRead more…

Almond Joy Chocolate Torte

  Almond Joy Chocolate Torte…chocolate cake with a whipping cream filling topped with a chocolate glaze and garnished with coconut and almonds.  This torte is not only delicious but so very EASY to make! I love recipes that can beRead more…

Pecan Cream Cheese Pie

  I have to apologize for my lack of posting a new recipe for the last 2 weeks.  Paul and I have been working on the inside of the house.  My husband built our home himself, adding room by roomRead more…