Ranch Pretzels

Ranch Pretzels

My friend Amber introduced me to this seasoning technique for crackers and pretzels and it’s so easy that I don’t think I’ll eat a plain bag of pretzels ever again! My measurements were to...

Weekend BBQ

Weekend BBQ

This past weekend my family came to visit so we grilled hamburgers and hot dogs and I put together a number of salads to go with the meal. Because of the hustle and bustle...

Italian Stuffed Peppers

Italian Stuffed Peppers

Tonight was a stop in Italy. Although stuffed peppers are not an inherently Italian dish (sshhh, don’t tell my Grandma!), this version certainly tasted like it was straight from the old country! The addition...

Hershey’s Perfectly Chocolate Cake

Hershey’s Perfectly Chocolate Cake

I had been hearing numerous raves about Hershey’s “Perfectly Chocolate” Chocolate Cake and was waiting for an excuse to make it. I finally broke down yesterday and, with no good reason, made the cake...

Breakfast in a Scone

Breakfast in a Scone

I saved this recipe from Confections of a Foodie Bride’s blog awhile ago and have been dying to try it! My mom came to visit a couple of days ago and she doesn’t really...

Blueberry Crisp

Blueberry Crisp

I had a pint of blueberries in the fridge that were going nowhere fast. I didn’t want to waste them so I figured I’d whip up some type of blueberry crisp or cobbler for...

Taco Rice Salad

Taco Rice Salad

I saved a Cooking Light recipe ages ago and finally got around to trying it tonight. I really enjoy Mexican food and I usually make fajitas, but this recipe for taco salad sounded insanely...

Super Sugar Cookies

Super Sugar Cookies

Okay I’m a total junkie when it comes to sugar cookies – I LOVE these! I had always had problems with cookies not being flavorful enough or not really being chewy. These definitely came...