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Patriotic Pizza

Sure hope everyone had a great weekend! The weather here was amazing…more like May than July and we enjoyed a lot of time outside! We especially enjoyed having friends over and spending the evening out on our deck. Of course, we had dessert. In the background is Mama Hen’s “secret recipe” strawberry cake – very… Read More Patriotic Pizza

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Just One Muffin, Please

This morning was such a pretty one – nice enough for Hubbie and I to enjoy our morning coffee on the deck…usually our deck is best enjoyed in the afternoon. And what would have been perfect with that morning drink?? A fresh homemade muffin straight out of the oven…with just a bit of butter melting… Read More Just One Muffin, Please

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Its Father’s Day week…and I have been thinking (much) about the different men in my life who are dads….my own dad, my sweet husband, my brother, my son-in-law….and I love each of them in a special way. I hope to recognize each of them this week while I blog and hope they each have a… Read More

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Orange Jello Salad

While I was looking through Mom’s cookbook yesterday, I noticed her little notes that were tagged along with most of the recipes….”serve this with such-n-such for a light summer meal”…or “this makes alot and is easy for company”….or “this is great to take along as a side dish for a crowd.” Trust me, she knew… Read More Orange Jello Salad

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Chicken Anyone??

And now for that promised recipe from earlier this week..that even qualified as leftovers. And one additional one just because I thought it was so yummy. Both of these are from Southern Livings from earlier this year…..Southern Living magazines are some of my favorite sources for new recipes! I hope you enjoy these as much… Read More Chicken Anyone??

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

Yesterday, I mentioned my “Chit Chat Chocolate” event..and all the wonderful goodies we had. My sweet friend brought this wonderful cake to share!! So yummy – I just had to share the recipe. One warning…its not exactly for the faint of heart (otherwise known as dieters!) – just for serious chocolate lovers!! CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER… Read More Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

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White Chili

Well, not only have the last couple days been busy but the weather has been so pleasant. Wouldn’t you know it…the forecast for the weekend is cold and maybe even some yucky precipitation – sleet!?!? I guess there is still time for yummy comfort foods. I have been trying some new things out lately and… Read More White Chili