Alliums: Have Some Fun in the Garden!

Does your garden take itself too seriously?! Whenever people see these whimsical blooms in our yard, there are curious comments aplenty. Alliums, also known...

Fettuccine with Peas, Asparagus, and Bacon

This pasta dish is the epitome of spring.  It has a fresh combo of colors for the eyes, and it teases the taste buds...

June’s Yum-Yum Bars

Our girls had been eagerly anticipating my upcoming birthday.  They were so excited about their plan to celebrate it, they could hardly contain themselves....

It’s a Contest! Win Tastefully Simple!

Please meet my friend Karen, a Tastefully Simple consultant who lives in Woodbury, Minnesota.  She loves being a wife and mother, and fills her...

Rhubarb-Berry Crumbles

This recipe begs me to tie some gingham ribbon around my braids and spread out a blanket for a country style picnic.  In my...

Phyllis’ Cowboy Salsa

I brought tomato plants home from my all-time-favorite-tomato-buying-place, Black’s Nursery in Lakeland, over a week ago.  They’ve been sitting on my porch ever since....

Lime Baby Cakes

This one’s for Mom. I wanted to post a recipe that I know she loves, but one that she doesn’t make for herself.  I...

Traditional Margaritas

This recipe for Traditional Margaritas offers the perfect thirst-quenching drink for any Mexican meal. I’ll admit that I’m a bit partial to anything “Rick Bayless”....