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Chewy Chocolate Turtle Cookies

Hello friends. I’m super excited about today’s recipe! Not only are these cookies smack down fabulous, but they are the first smack down fabulous recipe to come out of my kitchen in the past week. While I hate to admit it, I’ve been on a bad recipe streak. Last week I tried 5 different new […]

Buttermilk Corn Bread

I went to dinner at my Mom’s house the other day. My brother Mark smoked some ribs that were out of this world fantastic and we had a great time visiting and catching up with each other. My mom made some corn bread that was seriously so wonderful I may or may not have dreamed about it […]

Weekly Menu Plan: Sept 3-10

Happy September, everyone! I’m excited at the prospects of fall, with it’s glorious crisp air and beautiful fall leaves. It’s my favorite season by far. 🙂  I have a great lineup of food this week, including a couple of recipes for your grill, an easy breakfast for dinner option and the best Peach and Cream Cheese […]

Honey Peach Pound Cake

Peach season is in full swing here in Utah, my friends and it’s been delicious to be sure. My kids and I have been putting them on everything. Oatmeal, pancakes, crepes, yogurt…yum. 🙂  I love a good peach! I’ve also been trying my hand at several new peach recipes and this delicious cake I have […]

Homemade Sushi Stacks

Hello, friends. I have a recipe for you all today, that is a bit out of the norm for me and maybe for you…but extremely wonderful, all the same. Have you noticed how popular sushi has become lately? There are sushi shops hopping up all over. The local Smith’s grocery store near my home has […]

Weekly Meal Plan: August 27-Sept 3

Happy Weekend, all! I hope you are soaking up the late summer sunshine and enjoying some time with friends and family! I have a great lineup of food for you this week, including a simple Chicken and Rice Casserole, some easy Chocolate Chip Pancakes and a killer fabulous Vanilla Raspberry Ice Cream Dessert. Enjoy! Orange […]

When my boy Mark served an LDS mission…

Hello there, dear readers. No new recipe today, rather a post of another kind for you all. Many of you are aware that my oldest son Mark left last February to serve an LDS mission in Nashville, Tennessee. This is a picture of my family dropping him off at the Provo MTC. That was a day […]

Spiced Zucchini Sheet Cake

Well, it’s that time of year again when garden zucchini is in great abundance. At least, I’m sure it is for some of you! My vegetable garden has been exceedingly lack luster the past few years and has produced a grand total of zero zucchini. I’m ashamed to even type those words, but it is the […]

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Happy Monday, friends! I have a great, new pasta recipe for you this morning. This yummy Cajun Chicken Pasta is creamy, has a slightly spicy kick to it and is studded with tender chunks of chicken, sauteed peppers and onions. My family loved it. I thought they might be a little bit turned off by […]

Summertime Menu Plan; Aug 20-27, Week #12

Hey there, gang. Hope your weekend is going well and you are getting a little bit of R and R! This will be the last installment of the Summertime Weekly Menu Plans. Starting next Saturday I will return to posting a Weekly Menu Plan that includes 6 meals rather 5, and will add just one […]