Recently, my husband (Jim) and I celebrated 33 years of marriage. Our children treated us to a home-cooked steak dinner, and we ended up with leftover steak, which was more amazing than the 33 years of marriage! So, I made a cream sauce and some potatoes to go with the […]
This is a beautiful Italian Cream Cake with Cream Cheese Icing, Coconut, and Pecans. Pair it with a delicious cup of coffee for the perfect dessert.
This creamy baked potato soup was on the top ten list at my restaurant. It is so delicious served with bacon, cheese, scallions, and hearty bread. It may just be the best comfort food around.
I have three children, and they each have their own distinct personalities as well as their own favorite cookie. Raychel’s favorite is a chocolate chip oatmeal cookie. We have played with several different recipes over the years and have created our favorite rendition. Our cookie recipe is so versatile, […]
I was sixteen when I made my first sour cream chicken enchiladas. I found it in an old recipe book of my mom’s and made them for my boyfriend. I could not find all the ingredients at the only grocery store in my small Texas town so, I left those […]
Last night my kids wanted something I use to make them way back when. When I was so busy with a restaurant and a photography studio that I didn’t have the time to make complicated meals for the family. I wasn’t going to share this one, but my daughter reminded […]
Recently, I came across an email I had printed out. It was one my mother sent me in 2000 when I was living in Melbourne, Florida, and about to experience my first Thanksgiving away from family. The email was the recipe for my great grandmothers’ cornbread dressing. The recipe was […]
These are the easiest cinnamon rolls ever – Thanks Pillsbury! Perfect for busy people, they are amazing as a breakfast treat!
When I start feeling a winter cold coming on the first thing that pops into my mind is some chicken soup! Around my household, we break the norm on occasion and go with this delicious Chicken Tortilla Soup instead of the traditional chicken and noodle (even though I have a […]
Making Shrimp Bisque and other soups was part of the daily routine at my restaurant. I have to say that the early mornings at my restaurant could be quite an “adventure”. I chopped onions, peeled a hell of a lot of potatoes, created the specials, and made a soup every […]