Blackberry Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

   I love, love, love this ice cream and not just because I make it....more

BBQ Ribs with a Sticky Sweet Glaze

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Spicy Peanut Sauce

 This Spicy Peanut Sauce is super easy to make and is Gluten free! We used coconut peanut butter, soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, ginger, lime, chili sauce..http://tastefulventure.com/spicy-peanut-sauce/ ...more

Appetizers, snacks.........um.....finger food, who needs a full meal?

 I would like to say that my kid eats everything that I make but I would be a big fat liar.  He did eat most of these appetizer/snacks but it was the neighbor kids that I dragged over who ate everything in site.  It was kind of nice though until they started licking the counter tops, I knew I hadn't made enough.  I did make more before they turned on me but it was a close thing!...more

Grilled Ham Steak with Spicy Apricot Glaze

  In my never ending quest to find a new dinner 6 nights a week, I decided to fall back on an old favorite. Yes only 6, as one night a week we go out. I use the term "go out" loosely as really it is my son getting Micky D's and I get Thai.  The night out is always on Friday night....more

B & B Sunrise

B & B SunriseA great make ahead breakfast that's a powerhouse of nutrition packed in a bowl. Perfect for those "on the go" mornings when you have to take breakfast on the run!! Nutritious, delicious, quick and easy. Breakfast doesn't have to be complicated.Ingredients:...more

Butter Browned Lamb Chops over rice

 One of the problems trying to come up with new recipes all the time is seemingly running out of ideas.  It's a big giant circle of a conundrum.  Chicken and the egg kind of thing.  I try not to go out and look at other recipes but when you are a Pinterest addict there is no helping it....more

BBQ Chicken with Homemade Sriracha BBQ Sauce

  I know that I've said that I don't like chicken but there are times that it is a simple must have.  It's not that I don't like chicken, it's simply that I would never, ever, ever order it when out at a restaurant or fast food or just about any place outside the house....more

Grilled Beets and Asparagus with Shrimp, a simple lunch

  LUNNNNNCCCHHHHHHH!  I've been trying to be good and eat an early lunch and a healthy one.  It's not always easy especially now that I am home most days thumping away at my keyboard.  How easy is it just to grab snacks or just "stuff" and nosh while banging away at the keys?...more