Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

It used to be we talked about whether it was correct to wear white after Labor Day. Never mind that the store shelves are filled with Halloween (or scarier yet, Christmas) displays. Now, my world seems to buzz about whether it is right to post apple … [Keep reading...]

Slow Cooker Desserts Published!

Praline Pumpkin Cheesecake with Caramel Sauce

It’s official! We are excited to announce that our newest book, Slow Cooker Desserts, Oh So Easy, Oh So Delicious!, is published and ready for you to enjoy. September 1st is finally here and so is our new book! Yipeeeeeeeee!!! This has been so … [Keep reading...]

Slow Cooker Desserts, Oh So Easy, Oh So Delicious!

It is slow cooker time, so it is time to make Praline Pecan Bread Pudding or Warm Brownie Pudding. You might serve a scrumptious Old Fashioned Gingerbread, S’More Cheesecake, Farmhouse Peach Crisp, Apple Butter or a luscious lemon cake and let … [Keep reading...]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Those of you that have young children, be careful, be very, very careful. It happens when you aren’t looking. You know what I am talking about--you’ve heard it hundreds of times, when you aren’t looking those precious toddlers, elementary … [Keep reading...]

Peach and Mango Salsa

Peach Mango Salsa on Salmon

Back to school time is so ingrained in our lives, that even if you aren’t in school, or have a school age child in your home, the cry, “Back To School” is loud and clear. It is everywhere and I know many families are facing the fact that soon, … [Keep reading...]

Mojito Slushies


Summertime and the living is easy, right?! The dog days of August call for a refreshing, mint drink that will equip you to enjoy these last days and hours before the hustle and bustle of school and activities begin again. Take time right now to make … [Keep reading...]

Blackberry Galette

Blackberry Galette

Summer cooking should be fun and relaxed. It has been so hot and humid here that no one wants to spend hours in the kitchen—but the summer produce is at its height. Mouthwatering, sweet, and juicy.  The Saturday farmers' market is bursting with … [Keep reading...]

Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler

It seems like clockwork each summer--fresh peaches equals pie or cobbler. After visiting the farmers market and selecting the best peaches we could find it was definitely cobbler time. Lots of wonderful childhood memories pop into mind when the … [Keep reading...]

Fresh Corn and Basil Salad

Corn salad photo

Each Saturday morning I am at the local farmers market. I have to be there. I love the fresh produce. I love every part of it—the flavor, the sights, sounds, people, everything. It is amazing how the fresh offerings change week by week. One week … [Keep reading...]