Braised Pork with Cabbage, Onions and Apples

Pork with a host of other great ingredients simmers slowly to make the most delicious and comforting family meal. We have another unseasonably cold day today at 48 degrees and it is June 2nd! There’s a fire in the woodRead more…

Baker’s® Raspberry Ganache Pie – Featuring Driscoll’s Berries

I woke up one morning earlier in the week thinking about the lovely chocolate mousse pie I had at the steakhouse a couple of weekends ago. My thoughts were that I have to make it. Then I spotted a recipeRead more…

{Slow Cooker} Coffee Rubbed Chuck Roast

A classic fall and winter dinner gets a bit of a makeover and slow cooks in the crock pot for a delicious family meal everyone will enjoy. I have made so many pot roast dinners in my life it wouldRead more…

Margarita Marinated Shrimp

A light bulb moment that pays off! Margarita Marinated Shrimp and grilled vegetables combine forces to create a stunning and delicious summertime supper. One of the fun things I get to do as a blogger is to imagine recipes inRead more…

Firecracker Chicken Wings

The Firecracker sauce while baking undergoes a transformation into this magnificent glaze. Bath the wings in the glaze for a glorious coating and they are just finger licking good. A couple of weeks ago we dined at one of ourRead more…

Baked Cod with Warm Tomato Salad

A French inspired preparation of a beautiful loin of cod makes you feel like you are dining out in a fine restaurant but without the hefty restaurant price! While I was growing up we did not eat much fish inRead more…

Marinated and Grilled Chicken Thighs

There’s nothing quite like crispy skin on chicken, where the skin is crispy from the top all the way to the bottom of the chicken skin. That is what Graham Elliot was looking for in last nights Master Chef competition.Read more…

Crispy and Sweet Pineapple Rings

Pineapple happens to be a favorite fruit of mine and I jump at the chance when they go on sale in our local store. When you first bring a pineapple home from the market allow it to sit out onRead more…

Summer Celebrations Recipes

Starting off in May we celebrate and honor those who have fought for the freedom we have here in the United States. Then in June we celebrate those who have worked their way through school and graduate from High SchoolRead more…

Blackberry Oatmeal Bars with Streusel Topping

Blackberry Oatmeal Bars with a Streusel Topping and sprinkled with some chopped walnuts is the perfect bar dessert to pack in school lunches, for an after school snack, or to bring to a party or picnic this summer! Planning aRead more…

Green Bean and Bacon Salad with Vinaigrette

Memorial Day is coming soon and it has me thinking of days gone by and the many picnics we attended at family and friends homes. My thoughts turned to the dishes of old and one was the green bean saladRead more…

Lemon and Parsley Orzo Risotto

Have you ever had an item in your pantry for a while, well okay for a very long time and you just knew that it was calling out to you, “Please use me!”? This was the case with my smallRead more…