Texas Roadhouse Rolls Recipe

Everybody can make these Texas Roadhouse Rolls! They're easy to prepare, soft to the touch, and oh-so-fluffy. A delicious homemade side dish for any meal! These warm, fluffy, and soft…

Pineapple Sweet Bread

A soft and sweet Pineapple Bread topped with a lovely pineapple flavored glaze is loved by everyone! This Pineapple Bread is a delicious breakfast treat to go with your cup…

Bacon Chicken Ranch Casserole

Bacon and chicken with ranch are a classic combination, and when it is baked into a casserole with cheese, the dish is heavenly. The smokiness of the bacon and the…

COOKIE BUTTER STUFFED SNICKERDOODLES

Hello friends! I’m back with more cookie-butter treats! I truly cannot imagine life before I tasted this divine spread dreamed up obviously by cookie angels, and I decided to go all “cookie-ception”…

Chicken Broccoli Casserole

I think I got this recipe from one of my roommates in college, but my husband was never a fan of it because it had mayonnaise in it. He refuses…

Banana Cream Puffs

Cream Puffs have always been a super special treat for me. That started when I was a little girl and my Mom and I would go shopping and stop at…

OVERNIGHT CINNAMON FRENCH TOAST BAKE

Entertaining around the holidays can mean your meals for two suddenly turn into meals for 20. But now you can take the stress out of breakfast with a morning meal…

CINNAMON APPLE CAKE

Christmas season means finding fruit cake for sale in all the stores. Lots of fruit cake. Actually, any more than zero is too much for me. I don’t like fruit…

5-MINUTE WHOLE-GRAIN NO RISE PIZZA DOUGH

I’ve been searching for a quick yet tasty pizza crust recipe for quite some time and tried several of them. Most were fairly simple and tasted good even if made…

Molasses Cookies

I’m about to let you in on a family secret and give you this cookie recipe. I shared these cookies with my sister and my dad. They both had the…

Lemon Brownies

Mine would have to be anything citrus.  Growing up in Arizona you know it’s springtime when you can smell sweet orange blossoms in the air.  It’s a scent than can’t…

SPICY SOUTHERN CHEESY CHICKEN SPAGHETTI CASSEROLE

I consider chicken spaghetti casserole a comfort food! Bigmama, my grandmother, used to make this for us when I was growing up. Later, when I had a family of my…

LIGHTENED UP ROASTED RED PEPPER GOAT CHEESE CHICKEN ALFREDO PASTA

Nothing makes me happier than one-pan dinners. Oh well, except for, maybe cookie dough. Or long runs. Or Bruce Springsteen gigs. And let’s not forget naps – those make me…

OLD FASHIONED COCONUT CAKE

It’s the 20th and that means it’s Cake Slice Baker’s time again. If you don’t know us, we are a group of bakers who made a cake each month from…

ROSEMARY ROASTED MUSHROOMS WITH SPINACH

After a hectic work day, and an afternoon and evening packed with the boys’ activities, often the quickest route to a healthy dinner is a salad. This one was inspired…

M&M Chocolate Fudge Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

We are three weeks into our school year here in Arizona.  And well, I have to say the first 2 weeks, were pretty rough for my little Kindergartener.  Full Day…

The Best Homemade White Bread

There is something about dark grey skies that make me crave baking in my kitchen.  Lucky for me, yesterday just happened to be one of those days.  I couldn’t wait…

Banana Split Cake

Today I made this fun looking Banana Split Cake to share with you guys. I love banana bread! Recently I made this Banana Split Brioche French Toast Stack so it…

Vanilla Dipped Gingersnap Cookies

I hope I am not overloading you with tons of cookie recipes lately, tis’ the season! Truth is I just love cookies. I enjoy baking, decorating and eating all kinds…

Cranberry Walnut Holiday Bread

This Cranberry Walnut Holiday Bread is full of cranberries, a hint of zesty orange and a crunch of walnuts. The countdown begins until the biggest food day of the year! It is…

White Chocolate Raspberry Cookies

I am completely in love with these cookies, I usually send everything I make with my husband to work but not these cookies I kept all of them for myself!…

Bacon Cheddar Corn Spoon Bread

Question:  What’s not to love about this dish?  Answer:  Absolutely nothing!  I mean come one.  Bacon Cheddar Corn Spoon Bread.  Really?  Yes.  It was wonderful and made an absolutely perfect…

FRENCH TOAST BITES

I am obsessed with the idea of brunch. My husband always makes fun of me for it because he doesn't really understand why it wouldn't just be called lunch. Every…

BLUEBERRY ZUCCHINI BREAKFAST COOKIES

Cookies for breakfast? Well, these blueberry zucchini cookies you can eat for breakfast without any guilty feelings. They are also a great healthy snack or dessert for the whole family…

Christmas Rice Krispie Trees

Guys, Christmas is coming up SO soon!! I’m listening to my Mariah Carey Christmas album as I speak (or..type..but you get the picture.) These Rice Krispie TREES (nice play on…

Easy Cinnamon Bread

Sometimes I can be such an idiot. It’s like I finally find my voice, and I verbally throw up on whomever is around me. For me to actually speak to another…

CHRISTMAS MAGIC COOKIE BARS

I’ve got spring fever and I’ve got it bad.  I’ve had enough snow, enough cold, enough frosty car windows when I leave for work in the morning – enough already!…

THE CHEESECAKE PROJECT – A LIGHT, CREAMY CHEESECAKE RECIPE

Warning: this is not your typical New York style, dense cheesecake. Despite its appearance of looking overbaked when it comes out of the oven, this is a light and creamy cheesecake recipe that’s a cross between…

Christmas Sugar Cookies

I have six vacation days to use up by the end of the year.  Vacation Day 1:  5 hours spent scrubbing the house and 5 hours spent piddling with cookies…

Sugar Cookie Recipe

These cookies are light and layered and flaky and they stay soft! This recipe was handed down from my aunt. She would bake me frosted decorated sugar cookies for my…

Double Chocolate Cherry Chip Cookies

What’s not to like about big chocolate cherry cookies? Did I mention that they’re double chocolate? That they’re big? That they’re crunchy and full of dried tart chewy cherries and…

CHRISTMAS CHOCOLATE FUDGE

Christmas carols and decorations everywhere…no wonder I’m starting to feel a little bit christmassy already! Last week we posted our first Christmas recipe – rosemary cranberry cookies. If you’re up for…

VEGAN LEMON BERRY ICEBOX TART

Every year we celebrate the fourth of July at a large farm party near Stephen’s hometown. The family who hosts it also does so in celebration of the father’s birthday.…

Hibachi Steak Recipe with Fried Rice

I love Japanese food, and my husband is very fond of Hibachi in particular. But, it’s so expensive! So, we don’t indulge very often. But, last week we decided to…

Hibachi Style Chicken Fried Rice

I have a weakness for Hibachi restaurants.  I don’t think that I ever tire of them.  When the Monkey was a month old, we took the entire family to hibachi to celebrate…

CHEWY SUGAR COOKIE RECIPE

Sugar cookies are so delicious and simple to make. Not to mention all the creative ways to decorate and serve them. My chewy sugar cookie recipe is flavored with vanilla…

Chicken spaghetti with bell peppers + maltodextrin?

Need a quick weeknight dinner idea that combines protein, veggies, and full flavor?  This might be your answer.  I’ve been making this dish for a few years now, but this…

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

I already have a delicious enchilada recipe on here, but I am not against trying out new things. Think of it as being similar to buying a new pair of…

Cheesy Broccoli Soup

This Cheesy Broccoli Soup was always a favorite with my kids when they were growing up. It is quick and easy and tastes like you’ve been cooking for hours.  You…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

This is my favorite fudge. It's my own recipe that I have perfected over the 35 years that I have been making it.And now I want to share it with…

Mexican Chicken Casserole

When I was growing up, we had a family friend named Henry Espinoza who frequently stopped by our house unannounced.  The best part was that he would often be carrying…

Perfect Chocolate Fudge

What is your favorite Christmas Goodies. Is it fudge? This Perfect Chocolate Fudge is exactly that PERFECT! My daughter-in-law made this fudge and I can’t tell you how good it…

SNOWBALL COOKIES

I think it’s about time we all started Christmas cookie baking, because you know, it’s never too early for cookies, is it? It totally feels like Christmas here, I mean,…

Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies

This has been the longest week. I have had to stare at images of this recipe without constantly gorging myself for days. I cannot express how relieved I am to finally have…

CHRISTMAS EGGNOG BREAD

 I love eggnog, but I can’t drink too much of it. It’s just not the holidays until I’ve had a glass of eggnog! This was taken from the internet last…

Smoked Paprika Chicken Cobb Salad

This salad is everything I love about Cobb salad, but much lighter. If I’m going to eat salad for dinner it better actually be healthy, right? Instead of adding smoky…

OREO ICE CREAM CAKE

I figured out the solution to my problem–buy the single stuffed oreos rather than the double stuffed ones. They tend to last a bit longer. But I still had to…

ROSEMARY PORK TENDERLOIN

As I’ve previously discussed, my family is not big on chicken. Because of this, I’m constantly on the search for protein for our dinners that is still lean. Pork Tenderloin cooks…

SHRIMP DRAGON NOODLES

Years ago I used to buy Pad Thai dinner kits from Thai Kitchen for an easy two-person meal. These kits started to become more difficult to find and as our girls began eating…

GERMAN PANCAKES

Scott and I cook breakfast every Sunday. Never on Saturday but always on Sunday. It’s one of my favorite meals of the entire week because we’re both in the kitchen…
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