I love to cook for family and friends – and over the years I’ve collected MANY cook books in my quest to find recipes that are not only delicious – but quick and easy too!

Some of the recipes I post about have been handed down from generation to generation-while others are being tested by yours truly, for the very first time.


Soups, Salads and Sandwiches

Mom’s Creamy Potato Soup

Broccoli Salad

Mozzarella and Tomato Salad with Balsamic Glaze

Creamy Potato Salad 

Macaroni Salad 

Creamy Cucumber Salad

 Slow Cooked Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwich

Cranberry-Chicken Salad


Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

Easy Sausage Quiche

Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Pumpkin-Apple Streusel Muffins

Orange Cinnamon Rolls

Quick and Easy Ham and Egg Breakfast Wrap 

Biscuits with Sausage-Sage Gravy 

Lemon Scones

Oatmeal-Raisin Scones



Ground Turkey and Feta

Pineapple and Pepperoni

Veggie Pizza

Fabulous Fruit Pizza 

Quick and Easy Breakfast Pizza 

Beef and Pork Entrees


Sloppy Joes


Beef Stew


Oven Roasted Sausage, Peppers, and Potatoes

Crock pot Chili

Pork Chops with Portobello Mushroom Gravy

Best Ever Brats

Chicken/Turkey Entrees

Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu

Southern Fried Chicken

Chicken Pot Pie

Easy Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Lasagna

Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

Chicken Quesadillas

Turkey Lasagna

Side Dishes

Grilled Asparagus with Balsamic Glaze

Crock Pot Calico Beans  

Garlic Mashed Potato Bake

Scalloped Potatoes 


Peach Pie

Apple-Raisin Kuchen

Patriotic Trifle Dessert

Rhubarb Cobbler

Apple Crisp

French Apple Pie

Homemade Brownies 

Fruit Pizza 

Cherry Crumble 

Chocolate-Cherry Bundt Cake



Sinfully Delicious Carrot Cake

Lemon Pound Cake

Banana Cake

Strawberry-Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Bars and Cookies

Lemon Bars

Mom’s Caramel Bars 

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Peanut Butter Chip Blondies

Chocolate Chip-Peanut Butter Bars 


Banana Bread

Homemade White Bread

Pumpkin-Raisin Bread 


Dill Dip

Shrimp Dip

Pork Egg Rolls

Sauerkraut-Cranberry Meatballs




Cinnamon Honey Butter 

Salted Caramel Sauce

Strawberry-Rhubarb Freezer Jam