Butt Kicking Chicken

🐔Butt Kicking Chicken Casserole, this recipe got it’s name back in the 90’s when I served it for the first time and my brother-in-law said, “ this chicken kicks the butt of every chicken dish ever made”. So from that day forward I have kept the name. The great thing about this recipe is it…

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…

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…

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…

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….

Merry Christmas

The following story came to me in a Christmas Card from Joe & Pat Flores and it so moved me. It is the epitome of Christmas, giving, giving our best to one another. I so often hear people complain that Christmas is so commercialized and I can’t afford, etc. but we forget we each have…

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…

Halloween Bark Candy

Halloween for me may hold a different meaning than most others. My memories are a pot of soup on the stove a warm cozy feeling in the air, no fright or monsters, but a charged atmosphere of excitement with family and friends. Making popcorn balls with my mom and visiting neighbors who were excited to…

My Oh My Cake

A friend of mine shared this recipe with me several years back and I have to say, I’m sure glad she did! This cake is so delicious and wonderful, it reminds me of a cake your grandma would have made. I tend to make this in the fall and at Holidays, and I’m not sure…

Grilled Margarita Steak

This recipe takes a tougher cut of steak and tenderizes it so it melts in your mouth. So full of flavor, juicy, and tender, you will make it a go to recipe. You can use on any steak cut. Enjoy your summer and grill on! INGREDIENTS: 2 lbs skirt steak, or sirloin the juice of…