Category Archives: Recipes

Earl Grey and Lavendar Tea Cookies

A little spring time beauty for your day: lush lavendar fields Light, delicate, delicious. These cookies will delight your day. Grind tea leaves in a small food processor or a spice grinder before making. Makes about 8 dozen INGREDIENTS: 2 … Continue reading

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Brickle Drop cookies- the best cookies I’ve ever made…but I bet they’d be better with a kitchen aid mixer

A few weeks ago my husband was craving Wendy’s on our drive to Wilmington Beach. Never mind that I packed us a healthy picnic. I was feeling indulgent so I tried their toffee coffee treat. I’m not sure that I have ever … Continue reading

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Wild About Mushrooms

  Last night I used mushrooms for two different purposes that I loved, so I thought I would share them here along with a few brief tidbits on the wide array of benefits mushrooms may provide in your life.   … Continue reading

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My top 10 favorite healthy snacks

Apples and almond butter- I prefer Gala apples chips and salsa- my favs are no fat blue corn chips and pineapple or mango salsa cheese and grapes- I love gouda a bowl of oatmeal and a glass of skim milk-  … Continue reading

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Meatball Sub Casserole

I made this today for a fellow Army wife who had a baby two days ago. I made two actually. I found the recipe in a subscription that my grandmother sent me for my birthday this year. It was suggested … Continue reading

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Chicken Scallopine with Saffron Cream Sauce- Giada recipe

A decadent dish for a special meal. Tried and true at our house. Delicious every time. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound chicken cutlets (scallopine) 2 shallots, sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup white wine 1 1/2 cups … Continue reading

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Spicy Beef Chili

I make this every week or two during the cold months. I skip the beans and double the tomoatoes. Excellent with warm cornbread, saltines, or corn chips. Ingredients 1 pound coarsely ground beef chuck 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1/2 … Continue reading

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Chicken Fried Pork Chops with milk gravy over buttermilk mashed potatoes- Emeril recipe

This is the most southern dish I know how to make. Super yum! I suggest getting thin sliced pork chops to cook faster and more evenly in the skillet. Ingredients 22 saltine crackers, finely crushed 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour … Continue reading

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The best homemade chicken nuggets and honey mustard recipe

Sure to please anyone. Toddlers and Infantry soldier approved. Make extra and freeze the leftovers. Ingredients 2 cups crushed sour-cream-and-onion-flavored potato chips 1 egg 2 tablespoons milk 6 chicken breast fillets, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes 1/3 cup butter, melted … Continue reading

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