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Nutella Sugar Cookie Sandwich

Nutella Sugar Cookie Sandwich

  Sugar cookies don’t have to be boring.  Liven them up with Nutella and espresso buttercream frosting.  These stuffed cookies are decadent and delicious. Ingredients for cookies: 1/2 cup butter, softened 3 – cups powdered sugar 1 – large egg 1 1/2 – cups all-purpose […]

Marinated Grilled Chicken

Marinated Grilled Chicken

Marinated Grilled Chicken Grilled chicken is not something that I typically make, but I decided to give it a try. The marinade is a combination of ingredients I just threw together, which made the chicken moist and delicious. You can leave the skin on the […]

Frozen Fruit Salad with Grapes, Pineapple, and Cream Cheese

Frozen Fruit Salad with Grapes, Pineapple, and Cream Cheese

Frozen Fruit Salad Prep Time: 20 minutes Serves: 12-14 Frozen Fruit Salad with Grapes, Pineapple, and Cream Cheese is a cool, refreshing dessert to top off your meal on a hot summer day. Try this frozen fruit salad, it will hit the spot every time. […]

Turkey, Mascarpone, Cranberry, Arugula Wraps

Turkey, Mascarpone, Cranberry, Arugula Wraps

This is a light and delicious appetizer or lunch any time of the year, and it is easy to make. Ingredients: 1/2 – lb. honey turkey 3 – oz. mascarpone 3 – tbls. cranberry sauce with whole cranberries 1 – cucumber Baby Arugula 3 – […]

Italian Potato Salad

Italian Potato Salad

When I was growing up my mother would make Italian Potato Salad during the summer months. This potato salad is lighter and healthier than traditional potato salad with mayonnaise, and you don’t have to worry about the mayo going bad in the heat. This dish […]

Turkey Taco Pizza

Turkey Taco Pizza

Tonight I was trying to decide what to make for dinner with the ground turkey that I bought.  My family likes Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes, so I decided to make my own version of tacos.  The only problem was I did not have corn tortillas, but […]

Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

It must be 20 years since I have made these oatmeal cookies. I came across the recipe recently and decided to give it a go. When I was first married I made this recipe regularly. After all these years, these cookies did not disappoint me, […]

Pan-Seared Pork Chops with Herbs de Provence and Cumin

Pan-Seared Pork Chops with Herbs de Provence and Cumin

Pork has so much flavor whether you cook fresh cuts or cured meats such as bacon or ham. Years ago it was necessary to cook pork very well, which sometimes made it dry. Today, however, it is no longer necessary to overcook the pork. A […]

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes go great with many dishes. The creamy, buttery texture of the potatoes is the perfect comfort food. The little extra effort you need to make homemade mashed potatoes is well worth it. This recipe adds flavorful garlic and olive oil to make the […]

Chili Pie with Potatoes and Cheese

Chili Pie with Potatoes and Cheese

I created this recipe just for the Super Bowl. The combination of the Chili with the potatoes and cheese put together in a pie crust, meets the challenge of Super Bowl food criteria; it is filling, satisfying, and delicious. It is not finger food, but […]