Sarah’s Salad


This is a wonderful salad that is very easy to prepare. I do not know who Sarah is!  She’s most likely some lovely pioneer lady, since the recipe comes from The Lion House. I spent many an evening mixing this salad up when I worked there. The ingredients are very basic, but have a fabulous taste […]


Raspberry Honey Butter


This wonderful Raspberry Honey Butter is a twist on a Lion House Classic. Those of you who have read this blog for a while now know that I worked at the good old Lion House for many years while I was going to college.  I learned a lot about food preparation, hosting large events, and how to gain […]


Lime Slush


Hello to you all! Welcome to Spring Shower Post #1. This week I am posting a recipe each day, that would be fabulous for any kind of wedding shower, baby shower, or spring holiday get together. This slush recipe has been part of our family for years. Years and years. I really can’t remember a time in my […]


Spring Shower Posts


Planning a get together this spring? Here is a list complete with links to some of my great Spring Shower recipes. You won’t be disappointed!   Lime Slush Raspberry Honey Butter Holiday Crescent Rolls Cracked Wheat Feather Rolls Sarah’s Salad Pasta Salad with Artichokes and Feta Pink Dressing Salad Caramel Layer Brownies York Peppermint Paddy […]


Apple Wheat Pancakes and Buttercream Syrup


Oh my blog reading, recipe seeking, food gawking friends. When you taste this Buttercream Syrup, you will think you have died and gone to heaven. Heaven, I say. Will heaven be a place where we can all eat buttery delights to our hearts content? I’m crossing my fingers. Heaven would be eating this creamy syrup […]


Lasagna Casserole


This a wonderful recipe I recently found at  Mommy’s Kitchen. Tina is the writer of that fine blog and has a whole slew of  family friendly recipes to share. She is a gal with a lot of southern hospitality and has helped me on many occasions with a number of blogging questions.  My family loved this casserole. […]


Slim Down Saturday and Lentil and Bacon Soup


For those of you who are new to this blog, Saturday is the day I set aside to post recipes and food ideas that are healthy, healthy, healthy. You might be wondering how “bacon” got put into a post with the word “slim”. The bacon in this soup is is minimal, but adds a fabulous smokey […]


Sugar Cookie Bars


When you hear the words “Sugar Cookies” do you get a little overwhelmed? Do you feel a little whoozie thinking of an all day project in the kitchen? You know how a sugar cookie project goes. You can see it in your minds eye…. flour and dough flying everywhere with candy sprinkles and frosting stuck from here to Timbuktu. If […]


Cilantro Dressing


This is  the fabulous dressing that goes hand in hand with my Cilantro Lime Rice and Sweet Cafe Rio Pork. This recipe comes from my dear friend Julie. She is one amazing chic! I have only changed the recipe one tiny bit by adding 1 T of sugar. I can’t get enough of the stuff. […]


Cilantro Lime Rice


Doesn’t that just look like a pretty little touch of spring? Maybe even a little glimmer of St. Patty’s day with the little cilantro like clover!? Spring is in the air my friends. That is something to be thankful for. This rice is a wonderful addition to any Mexican style meal. We eat it mostly with […]