Slow-Cooker Turkey BBQ

3 lb. boneless, skinless turkey breast fillets 2 green bell peppers 1 teaspoon celery salt 1 tsp pepper 1/4 cup chopped onion 18 oz of your favorite thick barbecue sauce Continue>>

Strawberries N Cream Cake

Oh man!  It’s spring and it’s strawberry pickin’ time!  What a perfect dessert for these warm spring days!  Strawberries n Cream Cake is super simple and super quick to make Continue>>

Super Fluffy Pancakes

Who doesn’t love super fluffy pancakes? I know that come Sunday morning, in addition to some yummy biscuits and sausage gravy, there better be some pancakes with REAL maple syrup Continue>>

Taco Cheesecake?? Really?

Yes!  Taco Cheesecake!  It’s a real thing and it is so yummy!  I made this back in 2004 or so for a political fundraising event.  The Taco Cheesecake was placed Continue>>

Super Simple Fudge

Who says fudge can only be made between Thanksgiving and Christmas?  Why can’t we have it anytime we want?  I say phooey! to that!  Let’s make some today! I have Continue>>

12 Super-Easy Kitchen Tips

Biscuits Tips Biscuits will be crisp on the outside and flaky in the center if you roll the dough thin and fold it over once before cutting out biscuits. They’ll Continue>>

Chicken Tomatillo Soup

Baby, it’s cold outside!! This chicken tomatillo soup is sure to warm you up! Many recipes of this nature call for blending the vegetables before adding the stock into the Continue>>

Avocado Chicken Soup

YUM!  Chicken Avocado Soup! Everyone knows that you need chicken soup when you aren’t feeling your best. Everyone also knows chicken soup is good for the soul, and those chilly, Continue>>

Strawberry BBQ Sauce

Yep, you read that right! Strawberry BBQ sauce is a thing. It is wonderfully tasty on your favorite prepared chicken! I personally love it drizzled over a grilled chicken salad! Continue>>

Pesto Hassleback Chicken

We have hassle back potatoes, hassle back apples, hassle back sweet potatoes, and now we can add chicken breast to our collection! Start with large, boneless, skinless chicken breasts, yummy Continue>>

Greek Grilled Chicken Tacos

Marinade: 1 lemon, juiced 1 tsp oregano ½ tsp salt 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine or pressed ¼ cup plain Greek Yogurt ½ tsp pepper Prepare the marinade by whisking Continue>>

Oriental Chicken Wontons

Ingredients: 8 oz. ground raw chicken 1/2 c. shredded carrots 1/4 c. finely chopped celery or water chestnuts 1 tbsp. soy sauce 1 tbsp. dry sherry 2 tsp. cornstarch 2 Continue>>

Sesame Dressing

A versatile and easy dressing that can be used as a marinade overnight or drizzled on your favorite chicken and greens salad! 2 tsp. sesame oil 2 tbsp. sesame seeds, Continue>>

Honey-Roasted Pineapple Cheesecake

Talk about sophisticated!  This Honey Roasted Pineapple Creme Fraiche Cheesecake is sure to wow your family and guests! Crust 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 Continue>>

Creme Fraiche

What is creme fraiche? In the simplest terms, it is sour cream.  Made fresh.  In your kitchen and not some huge factory somewhere and is probably one of the easiest things you Continue>>

What is Cheesecake?

What is a Cheesecake?  In the most simple terms, it is a custard comprised of one, two or three components: a crust (optional), a filling (custard) , and possibly a topping. Continue>>

Ginger Cheesecake

A deliciously creamy cheesecake infused with fresh ginger that is just refreshing at the end of a lovely warm spring evening, sitting on the porch listening to the evening birdsong! Continue>>

Cheesecake Q & A

How do I stop my cheesecake from cracking? A cheesecake top without a crack seems to be the ultimate measure of success.   It shouldn’t be. A crack doesn’t affect the Continue>>

Baking the Perfect Cheesecake

Cheesecakes have been around for centuries (as in since ancient times!). From the days of the Olympics as a simple honey-sweetened treat for the athletes to today’s decadent desserts and Continue>>