Homemade Granola as easy as 1-2-3

If you make a batch of granola from scratch I can almost guarantee that you will never buy that tasteless store bought stuff again. If you can find good granola expect to pay up to $10 per pound for it. ...more

Quick Cooked Tomatillo Chile Sauce – Salsa Verde

Mexican food is very popular where I live and I’m lucky...more

Old Fashioned Soft Sugar Cookies

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY and welcome to the seventh annual St. Patrick’s Day Blog Crawl hosted by my friend Kathleen at Cuisine Kathleen ....more

Nutella Brioche

I love to bake…it always makes me feel good although it can be...more

Buckwheat Browned Butter Madeleines

In 2008 I had never...more

Bistro Style Gigante Beans with Tomatoes and Bacon

When I visited my Chicago daughter last summer I tried the most delicious deli salad made with giant white beans. ...more

Red Heart Spritz Cookies

There are so many fancy Valentine dessert recipes circulating right now but I was in the mood for something simple…the kind of thing I could grab a handful of and enjoy with a drive through cup of coffee on the way to my next errand. ...more

Steamed Boston Brown Bread

My mother bought very few prepared foods or package mixes when I was growing up. ...more

Shrimp Chicken Corn and Bacon Chowder and a trip to Chicago

If you are thinking “Shrimp and chicken in the same chowder…not sure about that combo” ...more

Blue Ribbon Oatmeal Cookies

My favorite recipes, and always the ones that are the most popular on my blog, are the old ones that date back to my grandmother’s and mother’s time. ...more