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Blueberry Topped Cheesecake Cupcakes

When we were at Disney World this year my granddaughter became very about adventurous about which foods she would try. We had coupon vouchers for our meals, each voucher entitled you to a full meal from drink to dessert.The kids loved that they could have

Cheesy Summer Vegetable Bake

It’s that time of year where we are getting home grown vegetables. I published this post a couple years ago. I think it’s worth a second time around. I brought home a variety of different vegetables from the farmer’s marketĀ a few days ago and I

Simple Roasted Corn Salsa

This recipe is so simple to make and full of fresh summer vegetables. Roasted corn salsa is extra sweet because the corn is roasted which makes the corn taste sweeter. You’ll need: 3 ears roasted corn on the cob or 2 1/2 cups corn (cut

Pig in a Blanket… My Mom’s Version

Have you ever heard of Pig in a Blanket? While growing up, this dish topped my list of favorite foods. I love the combination of the flavors all wrapped and cooked together. My mom called them Pigs in a Blanket. I know many of you

Cherry Tomatoes, Vinegar & Basil Salad

Pretty soon I will have cherry tomatoes coming out of my ears. Not literally of course. šŸ™‚ One plant produces so many of these delicious little juicy nuggets. I can’t wait to make this Cherry tomato, vinegar and basil salad. This is a super simple

Simple Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob

Simple Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob tastes amazing! You have to try it to believe how sweet it makes the corn taste. I am always looking for new ways to cook foods and oven roasting is my new favorite way to cook vegetables. It

Simple Oven Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower

Making this roasted broccoli and cauliflower is so simple and such a time saver. The oven roasting deepens and sweetens the flavors, caramelizing the vegetables into a tantalizing dish even the kids will eat. They’ll be asking for more. Sometimes theĀ simple way is best. You’ll

Strawberry Ice Cream Cake

My family loves ice cream cakes. They can be pretty expensive so I thought I would try to make my own. First, let me warn you mine will not be as pretty as the store bought kind. I don’t have the time or the patience

Crunchy Noodle Coleslaw

Today I am reviving an old post of a favorite recipe of mine. Crunchy Noodle Cole Slaw. I am going through all of the older ones to see if I want to update them in any way. This one looked pretty good and since it’s

Baked Ziti with Seasonal Inspired Vegetables

Viva BertolliĀ®! Finally, a marinara sauce that offers an authentic Tuscan taste. Spring is in the air which means more fresh seasonal vegetables to incorporate in my sauces. Some evenings I work late and don’t want to fix a sauce. I found a solution, BertolliĀ®

Strawberry Butter

To celebrate the beginning of spring I made Creamy Strawberry Butter. I love the pink color of the butter and the chunks of strawberries, it looks delicious. I served it on mini bagels. It’s going to look very pretty on my spring table. It’s so

Salmon Patties

When I was growing up, on Friday we had fish. I can remember the aroma of my mom frying salmon patties. They were so good, moist on the inside and crispy on the outside. For some reason, I have never made them. I looked through

Creamy Potato Salad

Spring is in the air here in Ohio, yay! Spring makes me think of picnics, and picnics make me think of potato salad. I usually make my first batch of the season for Easter dinner. We have a buffet style dinner with ham, deviled eggs

Cheesy Meatball Sliders

It’s March madness at my house. I think it’s my husband’s favorite time of year, college basketball. I like to make dinners that he can eat while he watches the games. Sliders are a great choice for game watching. Add lots of cheese and they

Creamy Broccoli Salad

We love eating raw vegetables, especially broccoli. I found this recipeĀ for a creamy broccoli salad and adapted it to my liking. The broccoli absorbs the dressing, it’s a delicious combination of sweet and sour flavors. The bacon adds a nice flavor and crunch. This will

Portobello Mushroom Burger

We love mushrooms at my house. When they are on sale I buy a bunch. Mushrooms are nutritious and low in calories. Did you know that portobello mushrooms are a full grown crimini mushroom? I have never eaten a portobello mushroom burger. I was told

The Best Carrot Cake Cookie Recipe

The Best Carrot Cake Cookie Recipe If I haven’t said that I love my job lately then let me say I love my job. It’s not just the fascinating people I get to interact with every day and a doctor who is like family.Another perk

Cabbage Roll Soup

If you are a fan of cabbage rolls you will love this Cabbage Roll Soup recipe. This soup combines every delicious ingredient that are used to make cabbage rolls only this soup recipe is easier! Cabbage Roll Soup In my family, I’m famous for my

Bacon Wrapped Sausage Appetizers

Looking for a last minute appetizer for your Super Bowl party? These are so easy and sooooo darn good. The best part of the Super Bowl for me is making and eating all the delicious foods. I love trying new recipes. I made these over