Cherry Pistachio Biscotti Cookies

Cherry Pistachio Biscotti Cookies

These Cherry Pistachio Biscotti Cookies are absolutely wonderful. Crunchy butter cookies flavored with dried cherries and chopped pistachio nuts. So delicious, and perfect with a cup of tea or coffee. They make delightful Christmas food gifts. Just wrap some up in a clear plastic sack …

Spiced Speculaas Cookies

Spiced Speculaas Cookies

These Spiced Speculaas Cookies are delicious and nearly identical to those windmill cookies you can buy in the store. Only better. Try them. One of my favorite cookies and perfect to serve with hot tea I’ve made these cookies with a windmill cookie cutter, and …

Homemade Pecan Sandies

Homemade Pecan Sandies

My mom loves Keebler Pecan Sandies. I wanted to test some recipes to find one that was similar and surprise her with it. This Homemade Pecan Sandies recipe is very, very close. In fact, I’m not sure that I could get much closer. However, the …

Macadamia Nut Cookies

Macadamia Nut Cookies

ith There is just something very special about Macadamia Nut Cookies, especially when they include delicious white chocolate nibs in them! Melt-in-your-mouth, buttery cookies with chopped macadamia nuts and white chocolate. So yummy! My husband gets grumpy when I constantly make things with chocolate in …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

My daughters and I absolutely love these Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars. They are so easy to make and wonderful to snack on when you need a boost of energy in the afternoon or evening.  They’re filled with all kinds of natural goodness. Old-fashioned rolled oats. …

Sourdough Whole-Wheat Bagels

Sourdough Whole-Wheat Bagels

If you’ve followed this recipe blog for very long, you know how much we enjoy sourdough bread. Here’s an easy recipe to make your own Sourdough Whole-Wheat Bagels. Warm, chewy, tangy sourdough bagels slathered with cream cheese. Oh My!  The first time I ate a …

Black Bean Salsa

Black Bean Salsa

Black Bean Salsa is an easy and tasty appetizer to make for your family or gathering. It’s so easy, and the ingredients are common enough to be in everyone’s pantry. I have to add here, that I just LOVE black beans. It was only a …

Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies remind me of the oatmeal cookies my grandma used to make as a school cook. She made the most wonderful cookies. When I was a girl, my grandma worked as a school cook at Hutton Elementary in Chanute, Kansas. Before I was …

Spinach Hummus

Spinach Hummus

This past year, I have become a big fan of hummus. This homemade Spinach Hummus is delicious. I just love the texture and taste of this lovely dip.  There are many varieties of hummus that you can purchase in the store. Usually they will have …

Neapolitan Tea Cookies

Neapolitan Tea Cookies

These little Neapolitan Tea Cookies are full of flavor–strawberry, coconut, and chocolate–perfect for your next tea party! Just looking at them reminds me of family birthday celebrations with Angel Food Cake and mounds of Neapolitan Ice-Cream.  And they are not that difficult to make. Simply …