Tag Archives: Recipes

Lemon Cupcakes

A few weeks ago a blog I follow posted a picture of Lemon cupcakes with lemon filling, with no recipe!  I couldn’t get the picture out of my mind or the idea of me eating one of those cupcakes!  I went on a mission to find a recipe and this is what I came up […]

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Spicy-Sweet Lamb Chops

This recipe got a mixed review in my house.  Jim does not like sweet food, so he was not a fan.  Me and Jacob thought it was mighty fine.  So, you be the judge based on your tastes. Its super quick and simple to pull together! 1/4 cup raisins 2 tablespoons sweet sherry 1/4 cup […]

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Sauteing Mushrooms

 Jim picked up the most beautiful bunch of baby Portabelo Mushrooms on Sunday. I sauted them for dinner the other night and as I was wiping them off with a towel Jim asked me why I didn’t just wash my mushrooms off under the sink.  Of course that gave me an idea to share with […]

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Ooey-Gooey Pecan Bars

With all the Derby Parties coming up this weekend I thought I would share a recipe that everyone will love, that is if they like sweet enough to make your teeth hurt pecan bars!! 3 sticks of butter, room temperature (yea I said 3) 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg, room temperature 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla […]

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Cheesy-Cherry Cookies

I’m issuing a warning with these cookies. Only make these if they are going to leave your house-they are dangerous! You know what will happen if you don’t!! 😉 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 – 8 ounce packages cream cheese, room temperature 2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, […]

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Pistachio Crusted Salmon

For the little bit of time it takes to prep and bake this dish you will be amazed at how delicious it is!  It is loaded with vitamins, minerals and healthy fats. What do you expect when there are three superfoods in there! Omega-3 from the salmon and pistachio, fiber from the pistachio and herbs, […]

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Grilled Eggplant with Mozzarella

 When you serve it to them don’t tell them it was this easy!  It will be our little secret!! 🙂 1 Eggplant, thinly sliced lengthwise 1 Fresh Campana Mozzarella Ball 1 cup of Marinara Sauce Basil Leaves Salt & Pepper Olive oil Preheat Grill to medium-high heat. Place Eggplant slices on plate lined with paper […]

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My Trick to Really Moist BBQ Chicken

I love BBQ Chicken, but the chicken can end up as tough as jerky. My trick to ensure I get really moist BBQ is to pre-cook the chicken breasts on a broiling pan.  I place the chicken on the top rack and fill the bottom pan with water.  I season chicken with salt and pepper. […]

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Blueberry Tart

I have made this for several special occasions, it is so beautiful and decadent.  Like Heaven on a plate! I love that the crust has pecans baked into the bottom, a little nutty surprise with every bite. I’m not going to say much more because the pictures will convince you to give this one a […]

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Grilled Asparagus & Onion with Balsamic & Blue Cheese

This tastes so good you won’t believe it is good for you!  The figs, sweet onion and blue cheese, OH-MY! I always serve this with a steak or a chop, you definitely need something big & bold to accompany something so sweet & savory! 1 pound of asparagus, trimmed 1 medium sweet yellow onion, trimmed […]

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