#NaBloPoMo – Lemonade

“If life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” We’ve all heard this, but it only works if you have enough sugar in your life. So in honor or that, here’s my favorite homemade lemonade recipe. Ingredients: 3 1/2 cup water; divided … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – Never make that again.


Today’s prompt for #NaBloPoMo was to talk about a dish I’ve attempted to make that ended in disaster. As soon as I saw this, I knew it needed to be about the time I attempted a seafood casserole. It was … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – Cheesy Chicken Croissant Pockets

Cheesy Chicken Croissant Pockets

One of my least favorite things to do is to make dinner. It’s not that I don’t enjoy cooking. It’s that my husband can’t ever give me a straight answer about what he wants for dinner. I get a lot … Continue reading

Steakhouse Mushrooms for Two

steakhouse mushrooms

One of my husband’s favorite things to have for dinner is a good steak. Unfortunately, I’m not as big of a meat eater as he is. But that’s ok. I’ve found a great solution to make those meals more my … Continue reading

Spiced Honey Bars

spiced honey bars

A year or so ago, I discovered a fabulous recipe for molasses bars from Jen’s Favorite Cookies. I absolutely love anything with molasses in it, and the addition of chocolate and cinnamon chips made it even better. Of course, not … Continue reading

Grandma’s Christmas Divinity

divinity candy

Christmas is a special time of year, full of memories of family and friends. This time of year, smells and flavors take on new meanings, and I’m always ready to get into my kitchen to cook up a few of … Continue reading

Basilmomma’s Creamy Chicken Bacon Pasta

creamy chicken bacon pasta

I recently got to see a great food demonstration by Basilmomma at the Indiana Farm Bureau Conference in French Lick. One of the recipes she made was a Creamy Chicken Bacon Pasta. I recently tried the recipe at home and … Continue reading

Christmas Pickles

Christmas pickles

I feel like I’m running low on pickles. I’d blame the mice for getting into the canned goods, but I know it’s really because it’s close to Christmas and at Christmastime all of my canned goods begin to disappear, finding … Continue reading

Pecan Bars

I made some fabulous pecan bars for a party on the 4th. One of the things I love about this recipe is it’s like having pecan pie, but doesn’t require as much effort to make or eat. I found this … Continue reading