Apple, Pecan and Blue Cheese Salad with Apple Vinaigrette

On our most recent family vacation, we ate dinner at the Whispering Canyon Cafe at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. This wasn’t our first visit, it wasn’t even our second time there as we really do enjoyRead more…

Turkey and Dumplings

Sometimes for me, the hardest part of any Holiday is after it’s over. What do I do with all these leftovers? I’m not a fan of eating the same thing for days in a row. So coming up with different waysRead more…

Pumpkin Pound Cake

My husband and I have been looking for a lighter pumpkin pound cake to serve around the holidays. So I was elated to run across this recipe for Pumpkin Pound Cake from Cooking Light Magazine. It makes enough for oneRead more…

One Pot Penne

I have to admit, this one pot penne is a go-to dish in my house. My daughter is a pasta lover so I make this weekly. It’s the one meal, I know she will always eat – and ask forRead more…

Crispy Baked Teriyaki Chicken Wings

One of my favorite sauces not only for wings but pork, beef and stir fry is teriyaki. Here, we make a homemade sauce and pair it with our Crispy Baked Teriyaki Chicken Wings. I like to reserve some sauce forRead more…

Spicy Bean Chili

  There are so many recipes for chili from those used on the competition circuit that use no beans to those loaded with beans and even vegetarian and vegan varieties. All of them generally start with the same basic ingredientsRead more…

Crock Pot Turkey Breast

  The hardest part of living in South Carolina is not having my family near. I miss the laughing, loud-talking, reminiscing of Thanksgivings gone by and all the other things that my family brings to the Holiday table. So ThanksgivingRead more…

Baked Curry Chicken Wings

  One of my husband’s favorite things on the local Chinese take-out menu is the fried chicken wings, while it doesn’t mention it in the description, they come with a curry coating which is delicious. You can ask the chefRead more…

3-Bean Beef Chili

  We’ve been doing our best lately to get more beans into our diet. Adding more beans really bulks up our recipes and makes them a little more healthy and filling. According to WebMD,  fact about beans from 1 cup toRead more…

Easy Cheese Danish

  Everyone needs a few quick (and easy)  brunch recipes. When a lot of family is over, I like to pull out a few of these recipes to get us all fed with a minimal amount of work and timeRead more…

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

  I came across this recipe for Crispy Baked Chicken Wings in one of my older issues of Cooks Country Magazine (I keep every issue and re-read them from time to time). We make a lot of chicken in the oven andRead more…

Basic Beef Chili

  Basic Beef Chili is a recipe we use when we just want to make a traditional style chili. This is the recipe, or close to the recipe, that my Mom made and I ate growing up in New England.Read more…