Crispy Italian Pizzelle Cookies

Crispy Italian Pizzelle Cookies

The first time I tasted a Pizzelle, I fell in love with the light, crispy cookie. They have a lovely design, practically melt in your mouth, and are perfect with a cup of tea or coffee. What are Pizzelles? Pizzelle comes from the Italian word …

Old-Fashioned Custard Pie

Old-Fashioned Custard Pie

This Old-Fashioned Custard Pie is an old recipe my mom used to make when I was a girl. It’s easy to put together and perfect for a summer day. Our daughters and I always enjoy a good custard dessert, whether in a dish or in …

Spaghetti Sauce and Mighty Meatballs

Spaghetti Sauce and Mighty Meatballs

Our family loves Italian food, especially when I make my homemade Spaghetti Sauce and Mighty Meatballs. The sauce cooks long and slow and fills the kitchen with such a delightful aroma it makes everyone hungry. Plus, it’s a wonderful recipe to make with kids, who …

Patriotic Popcorn Snack

Patriotic Popcorn Snack

I love to make snacks for our grandchildren, as I did for our girls when they were young. This Patriotic Popcorn Snack is not only tasty, but it’s colored with Red, White, and Blue, making it the perfect way to celebrate the 4th of July. …

Easy Homemade Playdough

Easy Homemade Playdough

My grandma always made playdough when I visited her house. Here is a recipe I enjoyed making for my daughters–and now my grandchildren! The recipe my grandma used relied heavily on salt. This one actually came from a babysitter I hired many moons ago. We’ve …

Patriotic Berry Dessert

Patriotic Berry Dessert

When our daughters were young, I liked to make a Patriotic Berry Dessert for the 4th of July. Filled with strawberry and blueberry Jello, whipped cream, berries, and angel food cake, it was the highlight of the evening, usually enjoyed following the fireworks display. As …

Country Rice Cereal with Blueberries

Country Rice Cereal with Blueberries

I like to make this Country Rice Cereal with Blueberries when I have some leftover rice. It’s so creamy and delicious, lightly scented with cinnamon and loaded with fresh blueberries. Drizzle with a little honey and this could serve as breakfast and dessert!   Ingredients …

Peanut Butter Treats

Peanut Butter Treats

Peanut Butter Treats are perfect for summertime snacks, and especially good to make with kids. Crunchy, chewy, and sweetly flavored with peanut butter. Yum! This is a fun and easy recipe that everyone loves. I love having easy recipes that I can make with my …

Baked Homemade Granola

Baked Homemade Granola

Baked Homemade Granola makes a delicious breakfast cereal served with milk, or use it to top your favorite yogurt with fruit. Made from old-fashioned oats, wheat germ, coconut, sunflower seeds, almonds, and honey it’s sure to please even the pickiest eater. Our family has been …

Cinnamon Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars

Cinnamon Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars

These Cinnamon Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars are simply wonderful. A little bit of chewiness in the crust with a cheesecake center and buttery sweet cinnamon on the top. So yummy! Some evenings I crave a little dessert. Which is what happened to me earlier this week. …