Handwritten Family Recipe Tea Towel Gift

My mother was trained as a pediatric nurse, but after she married my father and start having children, she become a stay at home mom. It’s been 20 years since she passed, at the early age of 64, and I still miss her. Recently I pulled out her recipe for Christmas cookies, handwritten on a… [Read More]

Mug Cake Mix – Gift in a Mason Jar

Do you have a sweet tooth? After dinner, do you crave just a little something sweet? I admit to being that person. Yet I try not to have too many temptations calling my name around the house. You know, because once I know they are there, I worry about them. Well, I think I found the… [Read More]

Homemade Cranberry Orange Bread Recipe

My daughter recently came to visit, and brought a delicious chocolate chip banana bread. She told me that she was learning just how easy and fun quick breads were to make. This reminded me of a recipe for cranberry orange bread that I use to make, and since I found some fresh cranberries in the grocery… [Read More]

Easy Breakfast Egg Muffins with Spinach and Parmesan

This recipe for egg muffins came from my desire to eat a little more healthy. As much as I like food, I’ve never been much of a breakfast person. Also, during the last few months, I’ve been trying to eat really healthy, and have been making eggs for breakfast. Easy Breakfast Egg Muffins  However, there… [Read More]

The Best Cheesy Chicken Chili Dip

My sister invited us over to celebrate her son’s twelfth birthday. I knew there were going to be a lot of people because we have a large family and so does her husband. She is perfectly capable of cooking for a large crowd. In fact, she also writes a blog called My Life Cookbook. Many… [Read More]

Hearty Chipotle Pumpkin Soup

Sometimes you just want a hearty soup. The kind that warms you up and sticks to your ribs. I was thinking of making some butternut squash soup, and then I came across these “pie pumpkins” at the grocery store. My family loves pumpkin pie but I’m not a huge fan. Still, these pumpkins sparked my… [Read More]

Smoky Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread

This recipe for smoky jalapeno cheddar cornbread was inspired by a visit to a local restaurant. A while back, my daughter and I went to a local Mexican restaurant and she ordered some grilled jalapeno peppers. They were really good, and not as hot as you would think. Ever since then I’ve been thinking about… [Read More]