Laura Powell is where Laura is able to share her passion for cooking and food that was fostered by her mother from the time she was a young girl.  She shares her experiences in the kitchen, delicious family friendly recipes that any busy mom or dad can make, and photographs of each recipe that will make you want to come back for more.

My Blogs

Stitch Fix #12

Ok, I am now finally caught up on my Stitch fix shipments. This is the one I received in June! This one was pretty successful ....more

Celebrate Christmas In July

It’s Christmas in July! I just found out that my newest cookbook, Christmas Desserts: Sweets of the Season, is now available for Pre-Order on Amazon! It is filled with tasty desserts for Christmas, but they will really work from October -February! ...more

Flashback Friday – Fiesta Chicken Pasta Salad

Today’s flashback is a salad perfect to take along to a summer potluck. The recipe includes chicken so it makes a great main dish salad but can be turned into more of a side dish but using more pasta in place of the chicken which is usually what I do. Fiesta Chicken Pasta Salad ...more

Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps

I love the light and tasty meals that come with summer. I was on the look out for a new lettuce wrap recipe to enjoy this summer. I have one recipe that I make, but wanted to try something new ....more

Ham and Havarti Sub Sandwiches

Today I am sharing a way to use the delicious roasted red pepper sandwich spread I shared with you yesterday. It is a fabulous sandwich using one of my favorite cheeses, havarti! All the elements of this sandwich work so well together and that sandwich spread really makes it divine! ....more

Roasted Red Pepper Sandwich Spread

Summer is sandwich season! I love to whip together a good sandwich for dinner in the summer. It is so quick and easy to do, especially after a long hot day of fun in the sun! ...more

Stitch Fix # 11

Today’s Stitch Fix is the shipment I received at the end of May. This fix was probably one of the best I have received so far. I loved all of the items, but wasn’t thrilled getting some of the items right before summer ....more

Flashback Friday – Laura’s Potato Salad

Happy Fourth of July! It wouldn’t be summer without good old classic potato salad! This is my own recipe ....more

Ice Box Salad

Cans get you cooking or not cooking when it comes to Summer. Today, I have a tasty vegetable salad that utilizes canned veggies. It have been one of my summer favorites for years ....more

Vermicelli Pasta Salad

Today, I have an easy pasta salad. Bottled salad dressing help this come together in a jiffy! Add some cooked vermicelli along with some peppers, onions, and spices and you are done ....more