Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies

With school just around the corner, I’ve been baking some cookies to stow away in the freezer for after school snacks.  These Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies are one of my favorites.  They are slightly crispy on the outside and chewy in the middle – what every cookie should be in my opinion.  On the first day … [Read more…]

Weekly Menu Plan 7

I have gotten together with some of my favorite food bloggers to begin an amazing weekly menu plan. We will all be sharing some of our favorite recipe ideas for you to use as you are planning out your meals for the week. Just click any of the recipe titles or images to get the … [Read more…]

Orange Creamsicle Pancakes

These Orange Creamsicle Pancakes are everything you love about creamsicles, in breakfast form.  The pancakes are orange infused, sandwiched with a rich, sweet, creamy filling.  But the best part of all is our Aunt Lana’s famous tangy orange syrup, it was always a special treat when we would get this syrup growing up, it is … [Read more…]

Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Chicken Salad Sandwiches are a go-to recipe for me when I’m hosting a luncheon or a shower.  They are easy to make and the chicken salad filling can be made a day or two ahead.  There are a couple of easy methods for preparing shredded chicken.  The one I like the best is using a slow cooker. … [Read more…]

Weekly Menu Plan 6

We have gotten together with some of our favorite food bloggers to begin an amazing weekly menu plan. We will all be sharing some of our favorite recipe ideas for you to use as you are planning out your meals for the week. Just click any of the recipe titles or pictures to get the … [Read more…]

Cinnamon Pork Chops with Spiced Pears

These Cinnamon Pork Chops with Spiced Pears are going to definitely be a recurring dish around here.  It is the perfect combination of savory, sweet, and spice. If you are not a fan of pears, you can easily substitute them for the same amount of apples. PrintCinnamon Pork Chops with Spiced Pears IngredientsFor the Pork … [Read more…]

Weekly Menu Plan 5

We have gotten together with some of our favorite food bloggers to begin an amazing weekly menu plan. We will all be sharing some of our favorite recipe ideas for you to use as you are planning out your meals for the week. Just click any of the recipe titles or pictures to get the … [Read more…]

Waldorf Salad

Waldorf Salad was a favorite side dish in my husband’s family when he was growing up.  It is a fresh, crisp salad with a lot of crunch.  Because my husband’s family is German, I thought the recipe originated in Germany, but after doing a little research I discovered that the Waldorf Salad was created in … [Read more…]

Authentic Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad is one of my biggest guilty pleasures. I lived in Hawaii a little over 10 years ago and became very familiar with true, authentic Hawaiian “Mac Salad”. I literally lived across the street from an L&L Hawaiian BBQ restaurant and found myself wandering over there way more often than I should have … [Read more…]

Weekly Menu Plan 4

We have gotten together with some of our favorite food bloggers to begin an amazing weekly menu plan. We will all be sharing some of our favorite recipe ideas for you to use as you are planning out your meals for the week. Just click any of the recipe titles or pictures to get the … [Read more…]

Chicken Fried Chicken with Homemade Country Gravy

Oh how I love a good chicken fried chicken. I know someone out there is reading this and thinking, “how is chicken fried chicken different than just fried chicken”? Really, there is not a big difference. Some may argue that they are fried differently but probably the biggest difference is that chicken fried chicken is … [Read more…]

Crab Cakes

These crab cakes are my personal favorite recipe for this tasty seafood appetizer.  We are pretty picky about our seafood, it can’t be too fishy tasting and it definitely needs to have good flavors to compliment the natural flavor of the crab.  Please do not use imitation crab or crab from a can!  It will … [Read more…]