Wedding M&M Oat Bars

I haven't been blogging too much lately because my beautiful daughter got married! The wedding day could not have gone better. My daughter was so happy and our new son-in-law is great. After their honeymoon...

Daring Baker Lavash Crackers

This month Daring Bakers' challenge was to make lavash crackers and create a dip/spread/salsa/relish to accompany it. Lavash crackers are Armenian-style crackers, similar to the many other Middle Eastern and Northern African flatbreads. The...

Two Awards

Sara of My Sisters’ Cucina left me an award! Sara’s blog has a great mix of healthy recipes and sinfully delicious dessert recipes! Thanks Sara for the award! I want to share the LOVE and...

Corn and Black Bean Salsa

An easy to throw together salsa made with black beans, frozen corn, fire roasted tomatoes, and creamy avocado. Serve it as a dip with chips or as a side salad to your favorite Mexican...

Beef and Broccoli

This is another family favorite recipe. It was adapted from a recipe on All Recipes. I usually BBQ sirloin steak one night and cook an extra steak or two. Then another night that week...

Apple-Cherry Crumble Bars

This is another recipe from Martha Stewart's Cookies. I absolutely loved the apple filing in this recipe. It uses dried apples, which are simmered in apple cider and intensifies the apple flavor, as well...

Easy Pesto

I went to the farmers market on Saturday and they had the most beautiful basil. I had seen a recipe on Allrecipes for a pesto made with almonds instead of pine nuts. This really...

Brillante Weblog Award

HoneyB at The Life and Loves of Grumpy's Honeybunch has given me the Brillante Weblog Award. Honey and I are on the same wavelength lately. We are both Daring Bakers, Cooking Light fans, and...

A Smile Award

Thanks to Jenny at Picky Palate who gave me a nice award – The Smile Award! If you haven’t visited her blog, you should, because she has great recipes and always makes me smile. Characteristics...

Quick Asian Spinach Salad

I found a great Asian Spinach Salad recipe on This Week for Dinner by Kristy at Table for 7. I rarely make my own salad dressing and Kraft has an Asian Sesame dressing that...