Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole

Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole

This Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole is a simple recipe to make for your family when you’re craving some comfort food. Our youngest grandson really likes this dish, as I’m sure our other grandchildren would, too. It’s very kid-friendly to make as well. Allow children …

Cranberry Muffins with Black Walnuts

Cranberry Muffins with Black Walnuts

I like to make Cranberry Muffins with Black Walnuts during the holidays. They make great gifts for your loved ones, especially those on your list who enjoy eating black walnuts. Living in SE Kansas, I’m very familiar with black walnut trees, which are native to …

Cajun Shrimp over Cheesy Grits

Cajun Shrimp over Cheesy Grits

This recipe for Cajun Shrimp over Cheesy Grits can be made on weeknights in any season of the year, but it’s especially nice in the winter months when you need a little comfort food. Quick and Easy. Spicy and Cheesy. And yummy!  I worked on …

Smoky Pimento Cheese Balls

Smoky Pimento Cheese Balls

Here’s an easy recipe to make Smoky Pimento Cheese Balls when you need finger foods for a party. The holidays will often call for a night of finger foods, especially when it comes to celebrating New Year’s Eve. I’ve made these cheese balls for a …

Molasses-Brined Roasted Chicken with Vegetables

Molasses-Brined Roasted Chicken with Vegetables

Molasses-Brined Roasted Chicken with Vegetables is a delicious recipe to make for your family for Sunday dinner or special occasion. Prepare the chicken the night before, then bake for a juicy, rich, and oh so yummy dinner! The seasoned root vegetables are roasted to tenderness …

Linzer Cookies with Strawberry Preserves

Linzer Cookies with Strawberry Preserves

These Linzer Cookies with Strawberry Preserves are sweet and festive, perfect for holiday baking. They make a great tea party food, too! The history for these cookies again comes from Austrian and German immigrants who brought the tradition and recipe to America. The cookies are …

Cherry Almond Cake Bars

Cherry Almond Cake Bars

This recipe for Cherry Almond Cake Bars is so easy to make and quite delicious. I like making it for family gatherings or potluck dinners at church. My husband loves the moist cake, and the dots of cherries with glaze and almonds makes it pretty …

DIY Advent Tea Calendars

DIY Advent Tea Calendars

Well, it’s the Holiday Season, and I’ve been crafting again. This year I decided on DIY Advent Tea Calendars for our daughters. It all began when I read a post from another tea-lover who had purchased an advent tea calendar for the Christmas season. I …

Onion Bread with Sesame Seeds

Onion Bread with Sesame Seeds

I enjoy making this recipe for Onion Bread with Sesame Seeds when I bake a roast or serve beef. It smells delicious, and everyone loves the flavor, tender crumb, and the rustic appearance. Serve with butter, or even for sandwiches.  For this recipe you’ll need …

Butternut Squash Bisque with Bacon

Butternut Squash Bisque with Bacon

The last few years I’ve been experimenting with butternut squash in a few recipes. This Butternut Squash Bisque with Bacon is a delicious dish to serve your guests as an appetizer or soup course. It’s easy enough to make and if desired, you can prepare …