Extra Crunchy Buttermilk Fried Chicken Legs Recipe

Send to Kindle Fried chicken! Is there anything more picnic/holiday like than a huge bucket of cold fried chicken? I don’t think so ....more

Homemade Baked French Fries – Diner Style

Send to Kindle Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside french fries – aren’t those the best? Guess what? Now you can make them at home and you don’t even need a fryer ....more

Roasted Eggplant and Tomato Salad

Send to Kindle This colorful, and delicious, roasted eggplant and tomato salad is perfect served as a starter to a wonderful meal or as a light dinner all by itself. It’s so easy to make and takes such little time, I think you’ll be making this one again and again. Somebody, we won’t mention who exactly, has put on more than a few pounds in recent months ....more

The King of Bacon Recipes – Grilled Bacon

Send to Kindle It’s football season so you know what that means – tailgate parties! What’s not to love about a tailgate? Friends, lots of food and (hopefully) an exciting game between rival teams ....more

Homemade Pretzels Made the Right Way

Send to Kindle How many times have you gotten one of those soft pretzels when you were at the ballgame, fair, or waiting for the train in Germany and wish you could have them anytime you wanted? If you’re like me…it’s every time I get one in my grubby little hands! I have a very LARGE weakness for soft pretzels, or brezel as they’re called in Germany ....more

Cajun Potato Salad Dressing For No Mayo Potato Salad

Send to Kindle It’s that time of year again….SUMMER!!!!! F.I.N.A.L.L.Y. This has been an especially long and painful winter, hasn’t it? Well, this weekend kicks off summer and I, for one, couldn’t be happier about it. No, I’m trying not to think about the fact that my summer’s will now contain large amounts of mosquito’s, temps over 100 degrees and humidity that’s nearly as high as the temperature ....more

Vienna Waits For You

Send to Kindle Some of you know that I travel quite a bit but I never really talk about it here. Well, after hearing from several people that I SHOULD talk about it…because they want to know more about the places I go (so they can determine if they want to go) I am NOW...more

Easy Homemade Sugar Cookies

Send to Kindle Ahhhh…the simplicity of a sugar cookie. No caramel, no chocolate, no strange flavors or add-ins, just 7 simple ingredients coming together to make a cookie that tastes great plain (with a cup of tea or coffee) or with a quick slather of frosting for something a bit sweeter. Is there anything in life that’s as simple and pleasing as that? ...more

Fresh Tomato Recipes for Summer: Gazpacho

Send to Kindle Ahhhh…..summer. The long hot days, the warm nights, the piles of vegetables from the garden that are burying you faster than you can give them away. It’s almost perfect, isn’t it? ...more

An Easy Parsley Pesto Sauce Recipe

Send to Kindle You do know that pesto sauce is made from more/different ingredients than just basil and pine nuts, right? I think, at this point, people have made pesto out of just about any leafy plant they could get their hands on and even some vegetables. I’ve seen tomato pesto in the store, have you? ...more