Welsh Cakes

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These little sugar dusted cakes are a traditional Welsh snack that I discovered while visiting Wales last summer.  I brought the recipe home with me as a souvenier on a piece of Welsh slate and have been wanting to make them ever since. I...

My Favorite Recipes for Spring

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Lemon Drop Cookies Strawberry Shortcake Lemon Yogurt Cake with Strawberry Coulis Spinach Orzo Salad Simple Asparagus Herbed Yogurt Spread Lemon Orzo Salad Blueberry Buttermilk Cake Mini Colorful Chocolate Cupcakes Asparagus with Goat Cheese Dressing Strawberry Cake Tortellini Vegetable Soup Baked Pineapple Carrot Cake It...

Quick and Easy Homemade Pizza Sauce

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This recipe has revolutionized my homemade pizzas. I realize that’s a bold statement, but that’s how strongly I feel about this pizza sauce. In the past, when making homemade pizza, I would automatically default to margarita pizza (our favorite), or some sort of pesto...

Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake

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I think I mentioned in the past that in our Sunday School class we take turns bringing breakfast treats in each week. It turns out that Sunday School is just a little bit better with something good to eat at the same time. I...

Confessions

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1. The same week I wrote a post about freezing buttermilk so it doesn’t go to waste I let a whole container go bad in my refrigerator. 2. Last week I told Mike that I was making bisquick biscuits for dinner instead of homemade...

Tuna Noodle Casserole

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Since I spent the weekend with my best friend, Katie and her new baby, I thought that this was the perfect time to share one of the best and easiest recipes I’ve ever gotten from her.  I mentioned to Katie awhile ago that Mike...

Baby Cookies for a Friend

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My best friend had her first baby a few weeks ago! As you read this I’m on my way to visit her and meet the new addition to her family. I was so sad to not be there to help her out right after she...

Make Your Own Taco Seasoning

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Tacos are one of my favorite quick and easy weeknight meals. It’s so easy to brown some ground meat, throw in some seasonings and serve  – with lots of cheese and salsa of course!  It’s also a great way to sneak in some extra...

Fudge Mint Brownie Cupcakes

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I’ve got a great St. Patrick’s Day treat for you! These little brownie bites are one of the best things I’ve ever made. Mike actually liked them so much he requested I make them again a few days later for him to take into work. These...

Hospitality – Casual Friday Night Dinner

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As I mentioned in my New Year’s Resolutions post, one of my resolutions was to have company for dinner once a month. I’m really working on getting better at hospitality and a few of you mentioned you would be interested in hearing about my...