Author Archives for Laura

Maple Meatballs

September 29, 2009 5:54 am Published by 34 Comments

Here is a great recipe that could be used as a main dish or appetizer. It’s also a great dish for football season. This recipe for Maple Meatballs comes from Stephanie Ashcrafts cookbook 101 Things to Do with Meatballs. Stephanie is the one who also did the books 101 Things to Do With a Cake... Read More

Roasted Chicken with Peach Glaze

September 28, 2009 5:48 am Published by 8 Comments

Here is a simple and yummy roasted chicken recipe. I found it on This chicken turns out with a sweet and crispy skin thanks to the peach preserves. Very easy and delicious. Roasted Chicken with Peach Glaze 5 pounds whole roasting chicken1 teaspoon garlic pepper blend1/2 cup peach preserves Heat oven to 375ºF. Spray... Read More

Creamy Peach Pie

September 26, 2009 7:03 am Published by 2 Comments

This is the last of the peach recipes I tried. This one comes from Cheryl at What’s Cookin’? This pie was easy and a great way to use fresh peaches. The downside to this pie is you really have to eat it right away. Once it sits for the 30 or so minutes you really... Read More

Tangy Sliced Pork Sandwiches

September 25, 2009 6:35 am Published by 3 Comments

I had part of a pork loin that was leftover from another meal hanging out in my freezer. I was looking for something to make with it and came upon this recipe at It was quick an easy and gave my pork loin some new flavor. It’s not a real heavy flavor, just a... Read More

Caramel Peaches

September 24, 2009 6:44 am Published by 6 Comments

Here is another recipe I made to use up my big box of peaches. I got it from a slow cooker cookbook, but I am not sure which one. It was one a check out of the library a while ago. You can used canned peaches if you don’t have fresh. You can also substitute... Read More

Apple Topping and Must Have Apple Recipes for Fall

September 22, 2009 5:52 am Published by 8 Comments

Fall is my most favorite season of the year. I enjoy the colors of the leaves, the cool chill in the air, the fun fall clothing. My most favorite part is the holiday’s and the food. Since today is the first day of Fall, I wanted to celebrate by sharing my must have Fall recipes.... Read More

Freezer Tomato Sauce and Peach Muffins

September 21, 2009 5:52 am Published by 5 Comments

Today I am sharing two recipes. The one is for freezer tomato sauce, I have made it and frozen it, but have not tasted it. However, I want to share this while some of you may still have the last of your tomatoes to do something with. This recipe was simple and easy. Roasting the... Read More

All-American Burgers

September 19, 2009 7:10 am Published by 6 Comments

I found this recipe for All-American Burgers in an issue of Family Circle that my mom had. It’s another great way to make a burger. The family loved it and it’s made with ingredients you probably already have in your home. Here in Utah we are enjoying the little time we have left for grilling... Read More

Peaches and Cream Puffs

September 18, 2009 7:13 am Published by 11 Comments

Here is another recipe I made to use up those fresh peaches. I adapted this recipe from one that I saw Alyse Christensen share on Studio 5 (a local television show). Alyse is the author of the book “The Gathering of Friends”. I pretty much love anything that involves puff pastry and this was no... Read More