Red Potato Salmon Chowder

Hearty and flavorful, this Red Potato Chowder is a must try!!

Red Potato Salmon Chowder-  You will love this hearty creamy chowder! It rivals soup you would get at a fancy restaurant, and is a wonderful treat for cold winter evenings.  A few weeks ago I tackled the task of defrosting our deep freeze. I’d been putting it off because- hello, defrosting the freezer. Not the most […]

Andes Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Andes Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies and more chocolate mint recipes!

Andes Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies- Soft and chewy cookies loaded with bits of chocolate mint, then drizzled with more mint chocolate. Over the top delicious! There are a few flavor combinations that I just can’t get enough of. Chocolate mint is one of them. A few years ago, a friend handed me what I thought was […]

Taco Pizza with Olives from Spain

This Taco Pizza was a huge hit for dinner at my house! It's a fun way to serve two classics.

Taco Pizza- Two favorite classic recipes combined to make a new dinner idea that is sure to be a hit with adults and kids alike! I was asked to come up with two recipes using olives, and I immediately thought of Taco Pizza. I tried a similar recipe a few years ago, but it had refried beans, […]

Flashback Friday ~ Toffee Brownie Trifle

Decadent Toffee Brownie Trifle. Easy to make, sure to impress!

Since tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and eating chocolate on Valentine’s Day is pretty much mandatory, for today’s Flashback Friday I’m sharing a chocolate dessert. This Toffee Brownie Trifle  wins rave reviews no matter where I serve it. Seriously, I’ve never had anyone not gush about it. It is soooo good! The chewiness of the brownies, […]

Strawberry Cookies with White Chocolate

With their pretty pink color, these Strawberry Cookies are just perfect for Valentines Day

Strawberry Cookies with White Chocolate- With their pretty pink color and subtle strawberry flavor, these yummy cookies are perfect for Valentine’s Day! I shared the recipe for these cute cookies over at Made from Pinterest a couple weeks ago. They are seriously soooo good!  We ended up taking them to a church activity, and there were […]

Cream Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

Cream Filled Chocolate Cupcakes- because life is better when it's filled with surprises!

 Cream Filled Chocolate Cupcakes- Tender chocolate cupcakes with a luscious creamy center, topped with heavenly chocolate buttercream. A chocolate lover’s dream! Do you have fond memories of eating Hostess cupcakes as a child? We didn’t have a lot of money, so we rarely had them. They were a special treat, and I remember how much […]

Broccoli Stuffed Twice Baked Potatoes

These Broccoli Stuffed Twice Baked Potatoes make a yummy and hearty meal!

Broccoli Stuffed Twice Baked Potatoes- Colorful and flavorful, these potatoes are loaded with good stuff and hearty enough to be a meal all by themselves! A couple months ago, we bought a 50 pound bag of potatoes from a neighbor that was selling them for a fundraiser. Good thing my family loves potatoes, because fifty […]

Cherry Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Cherry Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Cherry Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies- Tender shortbread cookies with chunks of cherries, filled with homemade chocolate ganache. Pretty and tasty, and perfect for Valentine’s Day!! My mom came down last year for a day of baking. She brought this cookie recipe with her. It actually called for Hershey kisses, but when I opened up my pantry, some […]