Crock Pot Salisbury Steak

My husband and I have been craving Crock Pot Salisbury Steak. My Uncle used to make a skillet version of this for us when I was a kid but he always called them simply “Smothered hamburgers.” I suspect that hadRead more…

Potstickers

By far, one of my favorite Asian foods is potstickers. I would love to eat them more often but always hate the exorbitant price they carry in our local restaurants. At about $7 or more for 6 as an appetizer,Read more…

Classic Mojito

The classic mojito is a traditional Cuban libation and it has all but swept the nation here in the USA. Along with this classic version, many equally delicious fruity variations have now also become quite popular. Mojitos are very refreshingRead more…

Chick-Fil-A Polynesian Sauce

Polynesian Sauce from Chick-fil-A is one of my favorite sauces that they carry. I’ve loved it from the first time I ever tried it when I was in college and I’ve often told my husband how much is tastes likeRead more…

Frozen Banana Bites

Frozen Banana Bites My family loves bananas. We eat most of them fresh. My daughter and I like them more on the firm side yellow with just a slight hint of green (just barely ripe) to just fully yellow andRead more…

Homemade Spaghettios

Homemade Spaghettios My kids like Spaghetti-os and I will admit that back in the day I liked them too. I’m not too fond of them myself these days but my daughter continually asks from them at the store. Since weRead more…

Chicken Noodle Salad

Chicken Noodle Salad Pasta salad is an incredibly versatile summer dish. Creamy and delicious, it’s portable for picnics and pot lucks and easy to prepare. We actually prepare pasta salads all year long. You can start this dish with aRead more…

American Goulash

American Goulash Growing up in New England, this was served once-a-week at school for lunch. I never realized this was a regional dish but when I met my husband, he had never heard of it. American Goulash is sometimes alsoRead more…

Masala Chai Spiced Pudding

Masala Chai Spiced Pudding The summer heat has been unrelenting heat here in South Carolina and we are more than ready for Summer to soon give way to Fall! I mean I am really looking forward to it this year.Read more…

Pineapple Jam

Small-Batch Pineapple Jam Homemade fresh fruit, small-batch, Pineapple Jam is a favorite of mine. With small batch jam, however, there’s no need for pressure canning or even pectin in the recipe. This yields a delicious fresh pineapple jam in whichRead more…

Cannoli Parfaits

Cannoli Parfaits My daughter is 5-years-old and loves to help in the kitchen. She’s good at following instructions and this is a recipe that small children can easily help with. First we got right to work straining the homemade ricottaRead more…

Sunflower Bread

Sunflower Bread My daughter and I have a guilty pleasure — it’s fresh baked bread. We use our bread machine but you can totally do this by hand and bake it in the traditional oven, if you prefer. Bread bakingRead more…