July 4th Menu Planning

With the 4th of July celebration sneaking up on us this week I have seen all kinds of yummy and sometimes really cute menu items. From the website Real Women of Philadelphia comes these cute little marshmallow pops that feature a Tub of SNACK DELIGHTS Dark Chocolate. ...

read more

Healthified Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole

One of my favorite new websites is www.livebetteramerica.com.  It is dedicated to Health, Food, Fitness, and Relationships.  The term healthified has been coined from the writers and I enjoy learning how to take an original recipe and healthify it by lowering the fat...

read more
BBQ Pulled-Pork 4 Times in 2 Weeks – Priceless!

BBQ Pulled-Pork 4 Times in 2 Weeks – Priceless!

I know, I know!  Food blogging 101 says "do not post the same foodie thing 2 months in a row."  However, I am quite sure whoever wrote that rule never ate Roast Pork With Onions and Apples quickly followed by some finger-lickin' BBQ Pulled Pork with Root Beer! ...

read more

The Brioche That Killed My Kitchen Aid

It's Tuesdays with Dorie where a group of bakers and bloggers bake up the same recipe from Dorie Greenspan's book, Baking With Julia.   Then we brag, I mean, blog about our results. A year ago I made my very first attempt at brioche dough.  To say it was a success is...

read more

Home Again and Panfried Steaks

It has been 17 days since my last blog post and I must confess I have really missed the opportunity to blog, share pictures, thoughts, and recipes!  My mom and I just returned from 16 days on the road.  Our travels took us to Kansas, Nebraska, and Colorado for three...

read more

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

I haven't blogged since Easter except for a tribute to my son's birthday.  LIFE came at us fast the last 3 weeks.  Sweeping across the country is winter bronchitis and flu and we didn't dodge the bullet this year.  Sadness struck our neighborhood as we lost our good...

read more
LongHorn’s Garlic Parmesan Crusted Chicken

LongHorn’s Garlic Parmesan Crusted Chicken

I absolutely adore LongHorn's Garlic Parmesan Crusted Chicken. I am quite certain it is not low-cal but I am just as certain it packed with so much flavor I can eat it often -- in moderation 🙂 It was no surprise to my family when I went searching for a taste-alike...

read more
Saturday’s Soup:  9 Can Vegetable Soup

Saturday’s Soup: 9 Can Vegetable Soup

I am a soup snob. There, I've said it and it is true. I don't like soup out of a can.  I never use to even eat soup, unless I made it myself. (Snob) Not Campbells, Progresso, just-like-home made, none of it. Then one day I received a newsletter from my health...

read more

Thanksgiving Leftovers & a Blog Tour Book Review

Today is the last day to register to win the audio book, Wrecked, When A Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable Life. I wrote a review for the book that you can check out here.  You will also find five different ways you can register to win the audio book.  Jeff...

read more

Beer Can Roasted Chicken

Thanksgiving is next week and I am still wondering were October went?   If you follow my blog by email you received a BSilent Sunday post along with the Our Favorite Peach Cobbler on Tuesday.  In case you are wondering why in the world a BSilent Sunday is posted in...

read more
andy profile

I love to prepare delicious meals for my family!  If you’re looking for recipes that anyone can prepare, this is the place for you! Let’s connect on Pinterest and Facebook.