Pina Colada Baklava

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Cranberry Mashed Potatoes

I am excited!, Norway's biggest food website, featured my Bread Bowl Hamburger Stew in its article on bread bowl recipes this past week. It was a nice surprise when they contacted me to ask for permission to publish the photo ....more

Creamed Corn and Bacon Lasagna

Good November to all of you! It is that time of year ...more

Carrots and Turnips with Honey Pecans

Hope you all had a good weekend! I spent mine being thankful that I don't have what the daycare children have...the run-of-the-mill cold and hand-foot-and-mouth. It's been a rough week in regards to the health aspect ....more

Pork and Shrimp Wonton Soup

Hello dear readers! I am starting today's blog post with a confession. What is that saying...never admit you made a mistake in the kitchen? ...more

Harvest Guacamole

Sometimes when I come up with recipes, I go about it a little backwards. What do I mean? Well, there are occasions where the name of the dish comes to me before the recipe ....more

Chocolate Crepe Cake with Pumpkin Mascarpone Cream Filling

October marks this blog's second birthday! Yeah!!! I made this crepe cake just for the special occasion ....more

Slow Roasted BBQ Pork

Have you ever had bizarre or eerie incidences happen to you? Well, I have had a few. The most recent one occurred last week ....more

Swordfish with Blue Pesto

I wanted to share a fish recipe with you this week, but I was also obsessed with the idea of using blue cheese pesto. Now, there are many people who believe that fish and cheese don't go together, but there are those who think otherwise. I belong in the "otherwise" group ....more

Bread Bowl Hamburger Stew

My mother did all of the cooking in our home when I was growing up. With five children, if she wasn’t cooking, she was cleaning, and if she wasn’t cleaning, she was cooking. In the summer when all of us children were home from school, my mom would cook breakfast, lunch and dinner, every day, seven days a week, week after week ....more