Month: April 2014

Curry Beef & Butternut Squash

Curry Beef & Butternut Squash

It’s that time of week where it seems as though there isn’t enough time in the day to check off all of the ‘to-do’s’ on my list. But one thing is for certain: when the clock strikes 6, I will have a herd of people […]

Turkey and Roasted Potato Enchiladas smothered in a Smoky Red Chili Sauce

Turkey and Roasted Potato Enchiladas smothered in a Smoky Red Chili Sauce

This tasty recipe has several steps, all are easy but the art of multi-tasking is put to good use, for sure! I have 3 tips that will help you make this recipe seamlessly & without breaking a sweat:

“Pot Stickers in Transition”

“Pot Stickers in Transition”

Okay, there are a few things that are apparent as you examine this picture: (more…)

Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week

How many rusty pans can you find in your cabinets? Even one is one too many, right?? ((and I have 3!)). About once very 5-7 years I break down and buy a few new pans – but at $20-$30 a pop, I would rather be […]

Best Friend’s Pizza Crust

Best Friend’s Pizza Crust

I am blessed to have a best friend whose friendship has spanned decades ((Laura)). She is a talented, self-taught baker (among many other talents). I am so impressed with her creations and have always been a little intimidated. She often says, as she chuckles “Oh, please! it’s so […]

Birthright Stew

Birthright Stew

For those of you who have been following my recipes for a few years – this one should be familiar. I like to call it “Birthright Stew” – I will tell you why soon… (more…)

Italian-style Green Beans

Italian-style Green Beans

I love fresh green beans – only if they are way over cooked according to the FOOD Network experts… Sure, the bright green color is beautiful. But the waxy, squeaky texture awakens my gag-reflex…and of course, I try my very best to avoid that.

Chicken and Fluffy Herbed Dumplings

Chicken and Fluffy Herbed Dumplings

I have been dreaming about chicken and dumplings for several weeks.

Smokehouse Meatballs

Smokehouse Meatballs

Classic meatball flavors are brought to life with a bountiful variety of garden fresh herbs…but why stop there?? The addition of steakhouse seasonings and (more…)

Tip of the Week!

Tip of the Week!

There must be 1,000,000’s of recipes that put rotisserie chickens to good use, but have you ever used the chicken bones??

The LAST Banana Pudding You’ll EVER make!

The LAST Banana Pudding You’ll EVER make!

Mom and I have been making this recipe for almost 3 decades.

See’s Chocolate Ganache

See’s Chocolate Ganache

The other night we celebrated Kade’s half-birthday. I made a simple recipe ((“Dinette Cake”)) from my vintage Betty Crocker cookbook. For the frosting, I used the ½ batch of leftover Orange Dream Buttercream I had tucked away in my fridge for such a time as this. (more…)


 
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