Mexican Chopped Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette

Mexican Chopped Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette | A marvelous entree or side salad!

This refreshing Mexican Chopped Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette is a marvelous summer entree with fresh corn, jicama, avocados, tomatoes and more! Add some chicken or shrimp for a heartier meal!

Peach Blueberry Galette #SummerDessertWeek

Peach Blueberry Galette | A gorgeous summer dessert with all the flavors of pie without all the work!

My husband adores pies, but I have a love-hate relationship with pie crust. This scrumptious Peach Blueberry Galette has all the marvelous flavors of a pie without all the stress!! This post and recipe was created for #SummerDessertWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always opinions are 100% mine.

French Silk Pie Brownies | A spectacular 2 in one dessert that's a cinch to prepare!

French Silk Pie Brownies

When you’re dreaming of a slice of French Silk Pie but don’t have the time, these easy, decadent French Silk Pie Brownies will hit the spot!

American Flag Fruit Tart | Pate sablee crust, light cream cheese filling and berries and cream stars and stripes!

American Flag Fruit Tart #SundaySupper

For the first time in years, I didn’t think we’d be hosting a neighborhood 4th of July party. So I decided to make a festive, patriotic dessert before the holiday. A sweet pate sablee crust was  topped with a luscious cream cheese filling and garnished with beautiful berries and, voila, an American Flag Fruit Tart!!

Easy Dill Pickle Dip | Get prepared for rave reviews! Only 5 ingredients!

Easy Dill Pickle Dip

Who would guess this super Easy Dill Pickle Dip would get so many rave reviews??! It’s perfect for picnics, summer gatherings, tailgating and more!

Patriotic Stars and Stripes Berry Pie | A raspberry and blueberry pie topped with pastry stars and stripes makes one festive, patriotic dessert!

Patriotic Stars and Stripes Berry Pie #Progressive Eats

I had the urge to make a flag pie for Memorial Day. This Patriotic Stars and Stripes Berry Pie is both festive and irresistible!

Triple Cheese Gougeres | A terrific addition to a charcuterie platter or cheese board

Triple Cheese Gougeres #3PigsPate #UnboreYourBoard

I remember stirring pâte à choux dough with my mom’s trusty wooden spoon in my childhood home. Years later, I think of those lessons my mom shared when I make a savory version of cream puffs like these sublime Triple Cheese Gougères. This post is sponsored by Les Trois Petits Cochons in partnership with Honest Cooking. All opinions […]

Grilled Butter Burgers | With 2 hamburger patties topped with compound butter, buttered buns and all the fixings!

Grilled Butter Burgers #SundaySupper

Wisconsin-based Culver’s made the butter burger a household name. I tossed thin hamburger patties on the BBQ, topped them with compound butter, then served these homemade Grilled Butter Burgers on toasted buttered buns.

Slow Cooker Carne Asada | The classic Latin dish made in a slow cooker

Slow Cooker Carne Asada #Giveaway

The picky hubby panics a bit when I spout off our entree for the night and he doesn’t recognize the name.  This Slow Cooker Carne Asada had him puzzled for an instant, but once he took his first bite, this Latin dish was a smash hit!

How to roast a Prime Rib Roast

Christmas Prime Rib

How to Roast a rare Prime Rib Roast for the holidays!  Christmas Prime Rib The hubby LOVES prime rib…he’ll order it when we’re dining out if the chef can guarantee a very rare piece of beef.  Tom and I prefer the leaner beef tenderloin, but for Christmas we give in and let Bill have his […]

Milky Way Brownies #SundaySupper #Mother’s Day

The hubby doesn’t go ape for caramel like I do. I’ll always pick caramel sauce to drizzle on top of my vanilla ice cream over fudge or chocolate. Every single time.  Though using BOTH fudge and caramel toppings is a spectacular idea. So when our Sunday Supper theme this week was Mother’s Day, I figured […]

Chocolate Marshmallow Fudge Only 3 ingredients and a few minutes to have a batch of super rich, delicious fudge!

Chocolate Marshmallow Fudge

If you’re short on time for prep and want an easy, rich chocolate treat, I’ve got you covered with this 3 ingredient Chocolate Marshmallow Fudge! Chocolate Marshmallow Fudge It was two days before we were to leave on our annual family vacation. Our oldest was coming by for dinner and I realized I only had […]

Massaged Kale Salad | With tomatoes and sunflower seeds, this salad is healthy and delish!

Massaged Kale Salad

Massaged Kale Salad is a terrific way to enjoy this healthy, flavorful green! Kale Salad Yup, I’m a wee bit late jumping on the massaged kale salad bandwagon that hit the net over the past year. All it took was a nudge from my brother-in-law (yes, this is the brother of my picky hubby) to […]

How to Freeze Cookie Dough | A trick for streamlining your holiday baking!

How to Freeze Cookie Dough

I start my holiday baking prep early in December to reduce the stress as Christmas draws near. I’m sharing How to Freeze Cookie Dough, one of the tricks for streamlining my holiday baking! How to Ease the Stress of Holiday Baking I make tons of holiday goodies.  I bake the same cookies year after year […]