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…

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 Gooey Bundt Cake

Chocolate Gooey Bundt Cake what else needs to be said! I love caramel, coconut, and chocolate add it to cake and I’m so your friend. So this recipe is a no brainer. It is wonderful and is a hit where ever I take it. Makes a wonderful Holiday or hostess gift. The recipe says to…

Bundt Cake Cheesecake

My husband loves cheesecake truly LOVES it so much. I on the other hand would not miss it if I never had it again. Which works to his benefit because he knows if we order a slice he gets the whole piece minus a tiny bite. So in making him happy I am always looking…

Apple Delight

This recipe is from an older Pillsbury recipe book tried and true. You can’t go wrong with apples and caramel. I made this the other day it popped in my head after a trip to the apple orchard and I thought, why not. So good I served it slightly warm with vanilla bean ice cream…

Hot Chocolate Cookies

This cookie is truly like enjoying a cup of hot cocoa. I enjoy making these all year long but the winter time is my favorite, a cup of hot chocolate and one of these cookies feels like pure pampering add in a good book 📚 and like is good! A book, hot chocolate, and these…

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…

Reindeer Mix

Here is a recipe that I have been making for many many years, it is a great snack and very addictive, thus the reason I only make it once a year! Lol. You can substitute with your favorite nuts or cereal etc, to make it your own, I have found this is a perfect blend…

Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving I have much to be thankful for, and I’m sure you do too. As we gather around our dinner tables with family and loved ones, I hope you join me in reflecting on the many blessings we’ve been given and remember to help those who may be less fortunate. In fact, one of…