Who wouldn’t love a freshly baked Blueberry Pie in the middle of winter? A homemade pie made with fresh summer berries? I’ve got the best tips for how to freeze now, then bake later!
My loyal blog readers know there are some picky palates in my family. So when my youngest mentioned he had been making quinoa while away at college, I jumped at the chance to make this Peach Quinoa Caprese Salad!
Did you know that August is National Sandwich month? Whether for a picnic or a back to school lunch, sandwiches are a staple at our house. I’m sharing some marvelous sandwich recipes from some of my favorite bloggers. I know you’ll find one you can’t resist!
S’mores Cookie Cake: A marvelous cookie cake with all the amazing flavors of your favorite campfire treat! Perfect for picnics and parties any time of year. S’mores Tradition S’mores remind me of our idyllic family vacations to Aspen, Colorado each summer. We’d take killer hikes, window shop all the exclusive boutiques, sit in the grass outside […]
With a caramel filling and a pecan topping, this Turtle Poke Cake is a twist on my family’s favorite Triple Chocolate Poke Cake. Pure decadence!
A twist on the classic Italian appetizer, these Antipasto Skewers are easy and irresistible! Antipasto Skewers Heavy hors d’oeuvres was the request from our hostess. I always show up with a dessert as any gathering is an excuse to bake up something new (stay tuned for my Turtle Poke Cake), and I needed a non-labor […]
Summer is the time for lighter desserts. Grilled fruit is an excellent, healthier option. I tossed some peach halves on the barbecue and made these marvelous Grilled Peach Melbas. Peach Melba Have you heard of a peach melba? It’s an old-fashioned dessert with poached peaches, raspberry sauce, and vanilla ice cream. Named after Nellie Melba, […]
We grill nearly every Sunday night during the summer. I shook up our ordinary hamburgers by making BLT Burgers with a spicy mayo! BLT Burgers Summer is the perfect time for bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches. With juicy garden tomatoes, they can’t be beat. I took a cue from our favorite summer sandwich and created […]
Why did I wait so long to whip up these Oreo Truffle Balls? Such an easy dessert that is a crowd pleaser! I was never a fan of Oreo Truffles till I made them myself. Nick came home from college with a request from one of his roomies…Oreo Balls. Well, sure, I could make those. […]
Vegetable Beef Soup is the perfect way to warm yourself from head to toe, plus it’s just plain delicious! Beef Soup Packed with Vegetables Gosh, after all the decadent desserts, marbled beef, and buttered…well, buttered everything, it was time for a change. Although the blizzard of 2010 missed Indiana, there is still plenty of snow […]
Today’s Tuesdays with Dorie is hosted by Alisa of Easier Than Pie…and our assignment was a simple buttermilk muffin with a dusting of crumbs atop. I was a little wary of using all shortening instead of butter in these muffins, but the cinnamon and nutmeg scents tempting me from the oven convinced me these might just […]
A toast from my mom to you!!!! This Sunday, Mother’s Day, the Sunday Supper team is celebrating moms and reflecting on special memories of the women who raised us. I have many unforgettable memories of my mom in the kitchen, the heart of our home. There was usually a dog or cat underfoot, an art project on […]
If I had to choose a favorite cake, it would be carrot cake, hands down. But not just any ordinary carrot cake; it must be chock full of goodies. And for an extraordinary version, how about a Carrot Cake with Caramel Filling and Cream Cheese Frosting? Carrot Cake with the Works I love any excuse […]
Have you made savory waffles? These Smoked Salmon Waffles are full of salmon, scallions, and chives and make a marvelous brunch dish or appetizer! Savory Smoked Salmon Waffles Since Belgium borders France, it’s no surprise that waffles are also a French specialty. But these smoked salmon waffles are no ordinary fare. They are flavored with […]