Apple Fritter Bread

Oh how I like apples 🍏 I love to bake things that are quick, easy, and have a wow factor. This is a great recipe for brunch or a get together, when you want to wow your family and friends but not spend your day in the kitchen. I hope you will give it a…

Taco Pasta

I enjoy pasta salad anytime of the year so when I saw this recipe for a quick easy taco pasta salad I couldn’t resist. It’s so yummy, I like to make a grilled cheese quesadilla to serve with it for a great meal. I sometimes substitute the black beans and use corn and even put…

Snowball Cake

This snowball cake just looks and taste fabulous! A great Easter dessert to wow your loved ones and is pretty simple to make. I hope you will give it a try. Ingredients Cake and Filling: Nonstick cooking spray One 15.25-ounce box devil’s food cake mix (plus required ingredients) 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature…

Yummy Chicken

This is a simple but very flavorful chicken recipe. I love easy dinners and this couldn’t be any easier, unless someone else cooked it 😉 I like to serve with a side of asparagus. I have to say my favorite thing is to have leftovers and eat it for lunch the next day cold! Yummy…

Pepperoni Chicken

Pepperoni Chicken, yes please! I’m always looking for something to do with chicken and this is fantastic, no boring chicken night with this recipe. It’s a lighter version of pizza. You can use skim milk and low fat mozzarella to cut back on calories and fat even more. I hope you will give it a…

Chocolate Croissants

Who doesn’t love a good croissant now stuff it with chocolate and you are winning. I make these about twice a year, my family and neighbors enjoy receiving a warm chocolate croissant. When I make them I freeze some so I can have them anytime without the work. I place the frozen croissants on a…

Pickled Pineapple

I got this recipe of the internet a year ago and feel in love. Pickled pineapples, yes please! I love pineapple and here recently, I like things a little spicy, trust me that is new, spicy was something I avoided but I am now dipping my toe in this warm and tasty world. I am…

Bacon Cookies

On my cookie quest a few years back I came across this yummy cookie, what makes it so great is bacon 🥓 yes, I said bacon! It has a sweet, smoky, salty taste that rocks your taste buds. This makes a great twist on a truly classic cookie. One that I know your friends and…

A Southern and an Italian

Vinegar I must say you bring me great enjoyment…but have I really known true balsamic vinegar?  The answer is no. One evening my neighbors, Roberto and Flo, invited us into their home. Well let me lay some ground work first. We just moved a couple of months ago and we have been so blessed with…

Heavenly Chocolate Ice Cream

In keeping with my easy ice cream blogs from the last few weeks, today I’m going to share an easy chocolate malt ice cream recipe. I love malt, when I was a kid I would dip my ice cream cone in malt, yummy 👅. So I have taken this easy, full proof, ice cream recipe…

Homemade Peppermint Ice Cream

As I have mentioned in previous posts I love to experiment and make homemade ice cream, sherbets, and sorbets. Today I’m going to share my favorite peppermint ice cream recipe. It starts with King Leo peppermint sticks, which are my favorites. I love the flavor and texture, the way they melt in my mouth, to…

Homemade Orange Pineapple Sherbet

I grew up with the great privilege of having a grandmother who taught me to make so many things and one of my favorites is, homemade ice cream. Thanks to her I have experimented with so many types, peach, peppermint, banana, chocolate, cherry, strawberry, butter pecan, cookies and cream, salted caramel, and so many more….