Sweet Cherry Pie

A couple summers ago, Hatti was flipping through the latest Bon Appetit magazine (a girl after my own heart, huh?!), when she suddenly became...

Grilled Mexican Chicken Salad with Cumin Lime Vinaigrette

I love to eat summer salads.  Lettuce salads, pasta salads, potato salads – you name it, I’m there.  And this Grilled Mexican Chicken Salad...

Angel Food Cake with Summer Berry Sauce

While I was baking this angel food cake, memories steadily flowed in and out of my head. They were almost surreal, playing with my...

Caveman T-Bones with Hellfire Hot Sauce

Whew!  Now that’s a recipe title that makes ya look twice! To tell you the truth, this recipe for Caveman T-Bones with Hellfire Hot...

Raspberry Blackberry Freezer Jam

I’m a huge fan of freezer jam.  It’s quick and easy to make (no boiling of jars!), and the taste beats the pants off...

Grilled Shrimp and Sausage Skewers with Smoky Paprika Glaze

We don’t tend to prepare alot of fish and seafood at home.  But whenever we do, the same statement is voiced half-way through the...

Strawberries – All Dressed Up In Red, White, and Blue

As the July 4th holiday was quickly approaching, I was all set to make Ina Garten’s yummy flag cake again this year.  But when I...

Barbeque Sauce

I know, I know, I know…there are tons of great choices in bottled barbeque sauce out there.  So why would I waste my time...

Strawberry Lemonade

This refreshing drink is my family’s latest favorite summertime sipper.  Actually, the flavor is so incredible, I find it hard to sip.  I end...

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

I called on Mom’s help in choosing a sweet treat to honor my dad for Father’s Day.  I made her play the “What Would...

Jessica’s “Not-So-Monster” Monster Cookies

My husband, Blake, is a huge fan of the chocolate & peanut butter combo.  So that was my focus when I started planning his...

New Potatoes with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

These roasted potatoes pack a flavorful punch, with the roasted garlic and mustard battling (a friendly battle) it out on your tastebuds.  I have...