Category Archives: Company

Strawberry Banana Streusel Muffins That Just Happen to be Gluten-Free

 Lest you think I’ve gone over to the dark healthy side and am no longer eating anything loaded with carbs and sugar, let me explain the reference to gluten-free in the title of this post.  Recently my sister and brother-in-law … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Recently my brother-in-law and his wife visited us from Hawaii.  They graciously gifted us with 2 bags of macadamia nuts fresh from the islands.  They are so delicious, I cannot stop eating them.  But with 2 bags, I immediately thought … Continue reading

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Pollo Fundido with Jalapeno Cream Sauce

Cinco de Mayo is less than 2 weeks away so I have Mexican food on my mind.  Of course, this is nothing new!  I always have Mexican food on my mind. When I was in high school, there was a Mexican … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken Recipes, Cinco de Mayo, Company, Main Dish, Mexican, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , | 40 Comments

Roasted Bell Pepper and Egg Breakfast Pastries

I think this might be the best breakfast I have ever eaten, and it didn’t even involve cookies or pie.  I just don’t know what is happening to me.  I never used to eat breakfast let alone like breakfast.  My … Continue reading

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Delicious 5 Ingredient Pesto Chicken Soup

I love to cook and don’t mind spending some time preparing a recipe if it is going to taste great in the end.  But there are days when I am short on time, and I just need something quick to … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken Recipes, Company, Main Dish, Recipes, Soups, Weeknight Meals, winter recipes | Tagged , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Cappuccino Muffins With Chocolate Chip Espresso Cream Cheese

What is it about heart-shaped things?  I just love them.  I guess I’m just a mushy girl.  But even if you took away the heart shape of these muffins and made them in normal cupcake papers, these are wonderful.  They … Continue reading

Posted in Breads and Rolls, Breakfast, Company, Father's Day Recipes, Food Gifts, Party Recipes, Recipes, Valentine's Day | Tagged , , , , , | 34 Comments

Thick and Creamy Fettuccine Alfredo

I have been making Fettuccine Alfredo ever since we were married, but have always been frustrated with how thin my sauce was.  It tasted great, but just wasn’t the right consistency for me.  The last few years I have tried … Continue reading

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My Most Favorite Recipes I Made This Year – 2014

This last year was a great year for finding the most delicious recipes!  I have so many new favorites that I have already made over and over.  It was really hard to just pick a few, but I narrowed it … Continue reading

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Christmas Reflections of the Disorganized Kind and Caramelized Bacon Tater Tots for New Year’s Eve

I hope you had a wonderful holiday!  It is hard to believe it has come and gone already.  I always have mixed feelings about our Christmas celebration.  I love the time spent with family and friends, all of the wonderful … Continue reading

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Vanilla Chai Tea Latte Mix – A Quick and Delicious Food Gift For Friends and Neighbors

Each Christmas I like to do a homemade food gift for friends and neighbors.  Every year I pick something different to make. Last year I made Hot Chocolate on a Stick.  This year I wanted to try making the Chai Tea … Continue reading

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