Sushi gets really expensive, especially for my family. My daughter is a total nut job when it comes to the stuff and a quick sushi restaurant meal easily turns into a $50+ hit to my wallet. ...more

Chocolate Raspberry Heartcakes

Valentine’s Day is tommorow but the lovey-dovey recipes have been popping up in the blog world for weeks now. Well I am jumping on the bandwagon and posting one of my own today. I revived a heart-shaped pancakes mold for Christmas and well, I thought it would be the perfect inspiration for a Valentine’s Day recipe. I made these pancakes “heartcakes” the first time in December and then had to hold myself back from posting them so I could use it as my V-Day surprise for you!...more

Strawberry Napoleons

The finale of any good dinner is a great dessert. I know that chocolate is the natural choice, but as some of you know I’m not the biggest chocolate fan. After a plethora of chocolate desserts on Cooking in Red Socks over the last few years, I wanted make something for those of us who prefer vanilla and fruit to chocolate. A napoleon is a classic French dessert--layers of puff pastry that are filled with a cream filling and a glaze drizzled over top. I wanted to change up the basic ingredients to “lighten” up the recipe. When I say this, I mean lighten it up in mouthfeel, not calories....more
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Lemon Zest Melt Aways. Be Still My Heart!

I like candy.  There, I said it.  And I love fresh lemons.  So why not combine these two tempting tastes into one simple, easy to make little sweet?   From start to finish, these lovely little rounds should only take you about 20 minutes to make, possibly less.  There's no cooking involved, so you can be indulging your sweet tooth in a matter of mere minutes.  Divine....more

Golden Roasted Turkey Breast perfect for our traditional family Sunday dinner!

Luscious family dinners are a Sunday stable at my house.  The tradition dates back to my grandparents who gathered the whole clan for a big feast on Sunday.  I have so many fond memories of Sundays when we would all sit around the large dinning room table for a meal that my grandmother started to prepare before she left for church on Sunday morning.  My Mother continued the tradition having a beautifully prepared dinner on Sunday that we could all relaxingly enjoy together....more

Mini Cauliflower Crust Pizzas

Pinterest is always a good source of recipes (assuming you can get the links to work...), and sometimes when I see something circulating for awhile, I have to breakdown and try it. These cauliflower pizzas are one of those things. If you want a great way to sneak in some veggies, this is definitely the recipe for that. If you're looking for a traditional doughy or crispy pizza crust, these mini pizzas probably aren't going to satisfy you....more

Sandra's Kitchen

 In my kitchen everything is Homemade, Organic and Tasty. In my kitchen we celebrate the love of family togetherness and food.In my kitchen we create, share and explore new and exciting things to tease and tantalize  our taste buds.Welcome to My Kitchen!Pull up and stool and dig in!COME AND GET IT Y'ALL!!    ...more

Crab Stuffed Fish

  Ingredients for fish:4-6 white fish fillet. (I used dover sole)1-2 shallots minced2 garlic cloves minced2 green onions finely sliced1 tablespoon butter1/4 cup white wine2 1/2 cups  real crab meat1/4 cup lemon juicesalt and pepper...more

Grape and Pecan Chicken Salad