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Soft, Frosted Lemon Sugar Cookies

I love lemons. I love limes. I love oranges. I suppose you could say, I am a girl with a need for a little bit of citrus in her life. Especially when Spring shines her pretty (and sometimes RAINY) face around town, I get to craving everything lemon. These Lemon Cream Cheese Tarts, and these […]

Asparagus, Tomato and Artichoke Pasta Salad

Oh, I love a good Italian style pasta salad. Fresh tomatoes, asparagus, olives, red onion, marinated artichoke hearts and parmesan cheese…all tossed together with pasta and a flavorful dressing. You could even add some shredded chicken and turn this lovely salad into a meal! Then please invite me over, won’t you? I could eat this […]

Coconut Syrup

I’ve been on somewhat of a Homemade Syrup kick lately. Anyone remember the Cinnamon Syrup I posted a few months ago? The stuff is like sweet dream pie, I tell you. I feel like kissing it when I make it, truly. Excepting that kissing syrup would be pretty weird and would end up giving my children […]

Easy Beef Stroganoff (Crock Pot)

Several weeks ago I noticed a recipe my friend Tina (from Mommys Kitchen) posted some time ago on her blog. She called the recipe “No Peek Beef Tips” and said the beef was cooked for three hours in the oven in a simple, savory sauce. I thought that sounded fabulous, and so I gave her recipe a go. However, I cooked […]

April Menu Plan 2013

Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap and Crispy Parmesan Oven Fries, BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad, Roasted Tomato and Asparagus Tortellini, Meatball Marinara (Crock Pot), Grilled Teriyaki Sandwich  Hey there everyone. I hope you had a wonderful Easter! The weather in my neck of the woods has been beautiful and we have been fortunate to spend the past couple […]

Carrot Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Do you love a good slice of Carrot Cake?  Boy, I sure do. I love a good Carrot Cake, and have been making it for many years. I usually make it in two round 9 inch cake pans, and then stack and frost them as beautifully as my time will allow. You can see that recipe here. […]

Stuffed Pork Loin

I have recipe a little bit out of the ordinary and extra special for you all today. Because Easter is approaching, and because I don’t have a lot of “fancy dinner” recipes in my archives. Which is due to very simple fact that I am the Mom to many children who need more from me than a “fancy […]

Fabulous French Bread (Renewed)

The recipe I have to share with you today, is one of my favorite recipes of all time. In fact if I had to pick a tippy top favorite, this one just might be it. I usually make this bread several times a month, I love it so much. I have shared it here, back […]

Strawberry White Chocolate Pie

I’m not sure how I’ve lived the life of a food blogger for 3 1/2 years now and have failed to share this fabulous recipe with you thus far. The very notion that I would keep it to myself is verging on scandalous and sort of rude. Truly. It’s not that I wanted to hoard it for myself […]

Easter Brunch/Easter Dinner Recipes

Would you agree, that this is a glorious time of year? I love the fresh sunshine, little kids riding their bikes and frolicking about in the front yard, tulips poking their  stems out of the cold ground, blue sky (something of a novelty after a smoggy winter here in SLC), birds chirping outside my window […]