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Chai Spiced Pecans

We have had some really wacky spring weather here in Virginia. I get most of my planting in before April 15th. Not this year. I still have not planted anything. Did you know pecans...

Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs and Year of Faith

  This months Year of Faith is listed on the USCCB Saints for the Year of Faith. The month of May is dedicated to Saint Josef Damien De Veuster. St Josef Damien De Veuster was born in Belgium on January 3, 1840....

A Mothers Day Brunch

Happy Mothers Day everyone! For todays post I decided to combine a few of my favorite posts and make a Mothers Day brunch everyone would be proud of. I have a wonderful line up...

Recipe for Joy

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Robin Davis about her upcoming book Recipe for Joy. I must say this was a great read and it warmed my heart. Robin Davis, who currently works...

Blueberry Banana Bundt for #Bundtamonth

This months Bundtamonth is all about berries. I decided to make my bundt with blueberries.  We have 14 gorgeous cakes using berries in every size shape and form. This should be inspiration enough for you...

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries #Chocolateparty

What do you think of my Chocolate Dipped Strawberries? They were a hit at my house. Monkey Girl just loved them. They were gone in  a couple of hours. I knew exactly what I...

Roasted Carrots and #Inafriday

I am sure you heard of Ina Garten. You know the Barefoot Contessa? Anyway, I joined this group and the first Friday of every month,  each one of the tasty bloggers in our tribe will...

Fromage Fort

This is a easy recipe to use up the extra cheese you have sitting in your refrigerator. Leave it to the French to take the odds and ends of cheeses and mix them to...

Fig and Pecan Rugelach

So, I have a confession to make. I am really not good at making pie dough. So when I decided to tackle my dough dilemma I decided to make rugelach. I went with my...

Squash Casserole and SRC

Yes, it is that time again for the Secret Recipe Club. This is where I am assigned a secret blog.  I then pick a recipe and make it. I don’t tell the blogger until reveal day. Which happens to...

Peanut Butter Fudge

Who knew  that making Peanut Butter Fudge would be this easy and rewarding. The best part about this recipe is there is no candy thermometer. This fudge is like the inside of those eggs you...

The Perfect Roast Chicken

Did you know that roast chicken is one of my favorites? My mom roasted chicken all the time when I was growing up. With six kids to feed, it was the most economical way....

French Cheese Tray and Year of Faith

This months Year of Faith is all about Saint Theodore Guerin. She is also known as Anne Therese. This is where once a month I highlight a saint that has been listed on the...

Make your own broth guest post

Make your own broth guest post

Today I have Bridget Sandorford from California Culinary Institute here to do a guest post on how to make your own bone broth. How to Make Your Own Bone Broth Bone broth has fallen out...

#Bundtamonth Easy Cherry Cake

This months #bundtamonth is all about cherries. I love this group because I get to use my bundt pans. I love collecting them and have added two more to my collection since joining this...