• chocolate caramel bars

    Dessert

  • shrimp stir fry 2

    Asian Shrimp with Peppers and Sugar Snap Peas

  • strawberry cream cheese tarts

    Strawberry Cream Cheese Tarts

  • salmon overhead

    Salmon with Crispy Shallots and Dill Cream

  • sweet potato pie 3

    sweet potato pie

Asian Shrimp with Peppers and Sugar Snap Peas

Asian Shrimp with Peppers and Sugar Snap Peas

May 15, 2011

Have you ever made a recipe that sounded like it should be fabulous on paper but it ended up being tasteless? That’s been my experience just about every time I’ve made stir frys. The vegetables turn out limp and lifeless and the meat has little or no taste. This time I tried something different. I’ve […]

Sausage Stuffed Portobellos

Sausage Stuffed Portobellos

May 11, 2011

This recipe has a special place in my heart. Years ago when my husband and I were dating, I decided to make this for a reception at our church. We attend a relatively large church, so I would typically prepare for 500 to 600 people at events. I’m still not sure what made me think stuffed mushrooms for 600 people […]

Spicy Honey Chipotle Chicken Thighs

Spicy Honey Chipotle Chicken Thighs

May 2, 2011

I really love chicken but sometimes it can be incredibly boring. We buy chicken in bulk from Costco and Sam’s so we usually have a ton of it in the freezer. Finding new ways to jazz up bland boring baked chicken can be a challenge to say the least. The paste in this recipe is an easy way to add alot of flavor […]

Strawberry Cream Cheese Tarts

Strawberry Cream Cheese Tarts

Apr 27, 2011

When I was a kid, cool creamy desserts were a staple at our house during the hot summer months. Ice cream was a given but sometime my mom would want something a little more fancy. She would whip up what we called “cheaters cheesecake” on days when baking a cheese cake was just too much trouble. This cream cheese pie recipe […]