Slow Cooker BBQ Brisket Sliders

Slow Cooker BBQ Brisket Sliders |

One of my favorite thing to get at a bbq restaurant is beef brisket. I think it is one of the best ways to enjoy bbq. So I decided to made some at home using the slow cooker and serve as sliders. They turned out fantastic. You can just top the slider buns with the... Read More

Food Truck Fun and Waffle Love

waffle love truck evening

I have loved the whole concept of food trucks since watching the very first season of The Great Food Truck Race on Food Network. Part of the draw for watching the show was Tyler Florence. I had the opportunity to get to meet him once. HeĀ is an amazing Chef and person. He is genuinely kind... Read More

Stitch Fix #12


Ok, I am now finally caught up on my Stitch fix shipments. This is the one I received in June! This one was pretty successful. I liked 4 of the 5 items, but didn’t keep them all! First is this LYDIA FACETED STONES LONG NECKLACE for $38.00. I found the price a little high, but... Read More

Celebrate Christmas In July


It’s Christmas in July! I just found out that my newest cookbook, Christmas Desserts: Sweets of the Season, is now available for Pre-Order on Amazon! It is filled with tasty desserts for Christmas, but they will really work from October -February!

Flashback Friday – Fiesta Chicken Pasta Salad

Fiesta Pasta Chicken Salad |

Today’s flashback is a salad perfect to take along to a summer potluck. The recipe includes chicken so it makes a great main dish salad but can be turned into more of a side dish but using more pasta in place of the chicken which is usually what I do. Fiesta Chicken Pasta Salad

Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps |

I love the light and tasty meals that come with summer. I was on the look out for a new lettuce wrap recipe to enjoy this summer. I have one recipe that I make, but wanted to try something new. Today’s recipe is what I ended up with. Don’t let the long list of ingredients... Read More

Ham and Havarti Sub Sandwiches

Ham and Havarti Sub Sandwiches |

Today I am sharing a way to use the delicious roasted red pepper sandwich spread I shared with you yesterday. It is a fabulous sandwich using one of my favorite cheeses, havarti! All the elements of this sandwich work so well together and that sandwich spread really makes it divine!. It makes a quick dinner... Read More

Roasted Red Pepper Sandwich Spread

Roasted Red Pepper Sandwich Spread |

Summer is sandwich season! I love to whip together a good sandwich for dinner in the summer. It is so quick and easy to do, especially after a long hot day of fun in the sun! Or sandwiches are the perfect take along meal as you head out to your favorite summer spot. Today, I... Read More

Stitch Fix # 11

Stitch Fix # 11

Today’s Stitch Fix is the shipment I received at the end of May. This fix was probably one of the best I have received so far. I loved all of the items, but wasn’t thrilled getting some of the items right before summer. They are more fall items. RANDY STRIPE POCKET DETAIL KNIT TOP $74... Read More

Flashback Friday – Laura’s Potato Salad

Laura's Potato Salad |

Happy Fourth of July! It wouldn’t be summer without good old classic potato salad! This is my own recipe. I took all the things I love from my mom’s salad, my mother-in-law’s salad, and others that I have tried over the years. This is my perfect potato salad. It’s not too late to add it... Read More