Tag: fromscratch

Pear and Banana Muffin Recipe

Banana, Pear, and Pecan Muffins

The other day my sister-in-law delivered some pears to me from her pear tree.  They are canning pears and I really didn’t want to take the time to can them, so I decided to make some muffins out of them.  I came up with this Banana Pear and Pecan Muffin […]

Chicken Florentine Recipe

1954 Chicken Florentine

I love taking old recipes and revising them for today.  For instance, this 1954 Chicken Florentine recipe had a jigger as a measurement.  I had to educate myself to edit this one, and I was extremely pleased with the results.  The chicken turned out moist, and the sauce was perfect.  […]

Oatmeal Cream Bar Recipe

Oatmeal Cream Bars

These Oatmeal Cream Bars are so addictive!   My daughter and her best friend came to the house for the weekend, and with them came the request for Oatmeal Cream Bars.  I took my recipe for oatmeal cookies and modified it to make a softer flat bar and then added a […]

Veal Parmesan Recipe

Veal Parmigiana Recipe: A Childhood Memory

This Veal Parmigiana Recipe will bring all the flavor of a little Italian cafe to your kitchen table!   For me, this recipe also brings back so many memories of summers gone bye.  You see, I have an uncle that is Italian.  My Uncle and Aunt lived in Louisiana when I […]

Peach Cobbler Recipe

Magical Fredericksburg Peach Cobbler

Growing up in Fred, Texas (at least from birth to fourteen) was quite the experience.  An experience that peaches never really played a role in.  Don’t get me wrong, Fred (what with all the rain it gets in South East Texas) is full of some wonderful homegrown food.  My childhood […]

German Chocolate Cake Recipe

Scratch German Chocolate Cake

When you see the words scratch and German Chocolate Cake in a title, do I really need to say anything else?  🙂  Well, the story behind this recipe showing up on my blog at this time is simple.  Ya see, the other day my son asked me to bake a […]

Banana Nut Cobbler Recipe

Banana Nut Cobbler

I love banana nut bread, but I always view it as breakfast food instead of a dessert.  Well, that has changed with this banana nut cobbler.  I created this recipe after a little mental push from an Instagram friend and boy I don’t regret it.  It is sweet, moist, and […]

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, […]