Garlic-Basil Butter

Who doesn’t love Garlic-Basil Butter?  Follow these instructions to enhance the taste of meat, bread and vegetables.  There is a free printable recipe at the bottom of the page. Ingredients: 4 large garlic cloves ¼ cup packed fresh basil leaves ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ¼ teaspoon coarse salt 1 cup (2 sticks) butter […]

White Chocolate Popcorn

Fall is finally here and Thanksgiving is approaching quickly.  I don’t know about you but this usually means the house is full of people looking for tasty snacks.  One of our favorite is a sweet and salty twist on your regular popcorn.  This quick and easy twist on regular popcorn is sure to please everyone. […]

Panna Cotta

Quick, easy, delicious….the three simple words every hostess wants to hear!  Panna Cotta fits the bill if you want something that hits all three marks.  It’s a no-brainer if you know you’re going to be rushed for time but you need to impress the guests.  Let’s get started! Here’s all you’ll need: 1 envelope of […]

All American Cheesecake Pie

This easy All American Cheesecake Pie is perfect for Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, or July 4th Celebrations…really it’s yummy for any day of the week!  Your friends and family will love it! The ingredients: 1  8oz block of cream cheese, softened 1  can of sweetened condensed milk 1/4-1/2 cup fresh lemon juice* (to taste) 1  xl […]

Easter Story Cookies

Easter Story Cookies are a great way to teach the meaning of Easter.  Our family makes these every year.  To print out the recipe, click the link at the bottom of the post. To be made the evening before Easter: You need: 1 cup whole pecans 1 tsp. Vinegar (white or apple cider) 3 egg […]

Barbecue Baked Beans

1/2 medium chopped onion 1/2 lb. ground beef* (optional) 10 slices cooked crumbled bacon 2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar 3/4 cup barbecue sauce 1 can kidney beans 1 can butter beans 1 can pork n beans 2 tablespoon molasses 2 teaspoon dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper, chili powder   Cook and drain beef […]

Company Casserole

I believe this casserole has been with us at every holiday for as long as I can remember.  A close family friend introduced it to our family 30 years ago and it has been with us since.  I hope you enjoy it as much as we have. Ingredients: 1 6oz box wiled, long-grain rice, prepared […]

Italian Cream Cake

I’ll confess right up front … this cake takes a little bit longer to make than your average box cake but it’s so worth the effort. Here’s what you’ll need for the cake: 2 cups of sifted all-purpose flour 2 cups of sugar 1 stick of unsalted butter 5 eggs, separated 1/2 cup of canola […]

Baked Potato Soup

Nothing is better on a cold day then sitting down to a warm bowl of Baked Potato Soup.  Don’t take my word for it though, make a pot for yourself and you be the judge.  Just don’t be surprised if you find yourself wishing you had doubled the recipe. One of the things that I […]

Easy Dog Treats

If you’re a dog lover like I am you’re probably spending a fortune (like I am) on dog treats. Here’s a simple recipe for dog treats that is affordable and your dogs will love them. All you need is pumpkin, flour, and peanut butter. Combine: 1 can of pure pumpkin 1/2 cup of creamy peanut […]

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