Category: Recipes

Crock Pot Asian Beef Broccoli

In honor of having heard Temple Grandin speak again yesterday, I’m sharing a Crock Pot beef dish with you today.  Over a year ago, Dominic and I had the pleasure of having lunch with Temple at a friend’s house and then attended her speaking e…

BOTW: Mississippi Mud Pie

I’m not sure if I chose this week’s “Best of the Web” recipe because it uses two of my favorite things; ice cream and chocolate OR because I just love spelling out {out loud} M i s s i s s i p p i!  Do you remember doing that as a kid?  So mu…

WW: Perfectly Portable Parfaits

What a fantastically busy weekend this last weekend of August was for us.  But not too busy to fit in the first episode of The Pioneer Woman’s new Food Network show on Saturday morning.  I love that all episondes have been filmed on…

BOTW: Easy Strawberry Bruschetta for Brunch

Are you looking for an EASY brunch recipe?  I was, and look what I found for my Best of the Web this week on Eating Well….
Strawberry Bruschetta
Sweet and gooey strawberries topped on mascarpone cheese, all upon whole grain, toasted bread.&…

BOTW: Chocolate-Cherry Snack Bars

Back-to-school is upon us.  My kids begin next week, so my hiatus from preparing boxed lunches is over.  I like to keep things tasty, healthy and new for their lunchbox so they don’t become bored, so I’m constantly looking for new recipe…

BOTW: No Bake Cherry Ice Cream Pie

Every once in a while I find the need for that go-to, easy, no bake dessert I can just whip up on a moment’s notice.  One that looks as though has taken a good amount of time to prepare, one that I would be proud to bring …

BOTW: Plum & Necterine Sangria

With summer time coming to a close in August and back to school right around the corner, fitting in that one last summer party can be tricky.  Why not serve a summer time sangria to your guests.  It’s easy, refreshing and you can make a huge …

Baked Brie with Chokecherry Jelly from North Dakota

A while back, my blogging friend, Katie who is from North Dakota, was out in California on business and we had a chance to visit ‘in person’.  She came bearing gifts.  One of them being this Chokecherry Jelly from her home state.  I want…

Baked Brie ~ Happy Birthday to Me!

Because it’s my birthday today and calories do not count for me today, I’m having one of my favorite appetizers, ever.  Baked Brie with raspberry jam.  Yum! 
Thank you for ALL the Birthday wishes on Facebook and Twitter!  You …

Fried Pickles

Homemade fried pickles!Yesterday I posted on Facebook that I was making fried pickles. It didn’t take long to fill the page with comments and requests for the recipe. And since I aim to please, I figured, what the fey! It won’t take any time at all to type it out, because, it’s THAT easy! What you’ll need: […]