How To Make Butter

Making butter is easy and a great family activity!

Seasoned Sweet Potato Fries

This weekend was a fun-filled with friends as we watched the team which I have been a life-long fan win the Big Game on Sunday. It was a great day to get together and share good food, good conversation, and a great football game. (Even the kids had a great time!) Part of my preparation…

Baby Back Ribs!

This weekend, I was poking around in the chest freezer and found a treasure trove of goodness in the form of two racks of baby back ribs! (When ribs go on sale, you can bet we stock the freezer!) Sunday was the day for a big football game in this house, so I pulled one…

Cajun Crab Alfredo

Yesterday was the day that I chose to conquer the mess that was my refrigerator. While cleaning out that mess, I found a couple items that needed to be used before expiration dates thwarted my best intentions. The first item was a cup of heavy cream, and the second item was a tub of crab…

Perfect Eggs Benedict

This week, I had the rare occasion to be home all morning during the middle of the week. It does not happen often, but when it does I treat myself with a nice breakfast. (Besides, the puppy’s internal alarm clock goes off at the same time every day, and after that, I am up for…

5 Ways To Make Your New Year Sing!

As we begin a new year, many of us find ourselves looking forward to a new year of possibilities and evaluating how we can start our new year off to lead to success in all our endeavors. For me, one of the ways I prepare myself for a great year to come is to simplify…

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Party food season is upon us! Now through the ‘Big Game’ is the time to break out all those yummy appetizer recipes and enjoy time with family and friends. Traditionally, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve are appetizer nights in my household typically spend with friends, and this Christmas Eve was no exception. This year,…

Decadent Hot Chocolate

Winter and the Christmas season have always included hot chocolate for me. Whether it is a cup to warm up with on a cold night, or a slow cooker full for a crowd of friends, co-workers or family, hot chocolate is one of those foods that always invokes warm and happy memories. As a result,…

The Best Cranberry Sauce!

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and that means it is time for all-things feasting! One of the standard dishes I’ve seen across the years and various states I have lived in is Cranberry sauce. Cranberry sauce comes in many forms and people who like cranberry sauce usually have their favorite kind. As a kid,…