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Oven Baked Beans

Oven Baked Beans

  Oven Baked Beans will rock your next Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day or any day barbeque! They are a fabulous side to add to any summer get-together. Controlling what goes into your food should be of great importance. Challenging oneself to create memorable food […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pancakes

  It was the Friday before Labor Day and my oldest grandson, Vanze, chose the breakfast menu. “Pancakes, Gigi!”, he said. When asked what type of pancakes, he said peanut butter. Hmmmm…. Well, that’s one type I’ve never made so I improvised a bit using my […]

Sweet Pickled Watermelon Rind

Sweet Pickled Watermelon Rind

What is Sweet Pickled Watermelon Rind, you ask? Well, it’s an amazing compliment to any special family meal. My grandmother, who was an awesome cook, served these on the table with a royal spread of food, whether it be turkey or a leg of lamb. […]

Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

Is there anything better than pancakes with freshly picked blueberries? I think not! These Lemon Blueberry Pancakes will really start you day off right! Each summer I look forward to blueberry season and quality time with the grandbabies picking and tasting as we attempt to […]

Herbed Roast Leg of Lamb

Herbed Roast Leg of Lamb

  Herb Roast Leg of Lamb is one of my many attempts to create a meal which evokes a memory filled with comfort food., specifically the gravy. Oh, the gravy. How many times have I attempted to recreate her perfect masterpiece, only to be disappointed […]

Grilled Lamb Chops with Herbed Marinade

Grilled Lamb Chops with Herbed Marinade

Grilled Lamb Chops with Herbed Marinade makes for a light summer meal when served with your seasonal favorites. The local farmer’s market often provides inspiration for each week’s meal prep. So, every Tuesday at 2:00p.m., my phone alarm reminds me to prepare to leave on my […]

Shrimp Paprika

Shrimp Paprika

Shrimp Paprika is a light meal perfect for a summer evening. Perfect for a quiet dinner for two, it’s reminiscent of fajitas, but better! Your time commitment is minimal and clean up will be a breeze! How I wish summer could last year round, without […]

Creamy Avocado Ranch Tomatilla Dressing

Creamy Avocado Ranch Tomatilla Dressing

This Avocado Ranch Tomatillo Dressing can be whipped up in about 5 minutes time. Just toss the ingredients into your blender or food processor and boom, it’s done! My Homemade Ranch Seasoning  is a perfect use of this versatile mix. Link to that recipe to […]