Crock Pot Creamy Chicken Spaghetti

Upon arriving home from a lengthy vacation this summer this casserole and fresh homemade bread awaited us! Our friends John and Maribeth came to the airport to collect my sous chef dish-washing mother, my Chief Traveling Buddy and I. That in itself was a lovely gesture on their part because we live about 1 1/2 … Read more

Aunt Jamie’s Cookies from the Home of P. Allen Smith

Recently my friend Charlene was traveling through Arkansas with girlfriends. I didn’t realize this, but the home of P. Allen Smith is located just 30 minutes outside of Little Rock.  The Garden Home at Moss Mountain Farm sits on top of a ridge overlooking the Arkansas River Valley.    Paul Allen Smith is a television … Read more

Fantastic Pumpkin Bread with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Spread

My good friend Sue recently moved from Nebraska to Washington State.  I was wondering how her move was going when I got this email and picture: “You’ve got to make this pumpkin bread.  I always use Libbey’s pumpkin. You gunna love it cuz it tastes great and makes such nice gifts too.” She had me … Read more