Tag: family

Steak Dinner with Cream Suace

Beef and Cream Sauce

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 […]

Italian Cream Cake with Coconut and Pecans

Italian Cream Cake

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.

Creamy Baked Potato Soup

Creamy Baked Potato Soup

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.

Homemade from scratch chocolate chip oatmeal cookie

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie

  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, […]

Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas Family Favorite Easy Recipe

Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

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 […]

Easy Pizza Low Carb Simple Recipe

Easy Pizza Four Ways

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 […]

Easy Southern Cornbread Dressing

Cornbread Dressing

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 […]

Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Chicken Tortilla Soup

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 […]

Shrimp Bisque

Shrimp Bisque

Early mornings at my restaurant was quite an adventure.  I chopped onions, peeled a hell of a lot of potatoes, created the specials, and made a soup every morning before opening.  The customers loved the soups and requested the shrimp bisque on a regular basis. The recipe is full of […]