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Banana Cream Pie

What to do with those last remaining bananas laying about?  Bread, muffins, pudding……nope, pie!  Anyone who knows me well is aware bananas are not among my favorite fruits. Maybe, it’s because I was forced at a very early age to drink a hideously disgusting banana shake concoction at an old lady friend of my grandmother’s to spare her feelings  –...

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Tex-Mex Salad with Southwest Ranch Dressing

I love summer!  Family, barbecues, camping, outdoor concerts/festivals, pool/beach time, my birthday….what’s not to love?!  Although, this summer we have had some pretty spotty weather, but luckily  it seems in this past week summer has finally arrived.  During summer one of the ways I love to use up our fresh garden veggies and herbs is in salads.  It takes virtually...

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Dutch Butter Cookies

Dutch butter cookies are so delicious, and even though this recipe was a hurried last minute attempt it turned out to be one that I shall never part with.  Recently my middle child had a cultural feast day as part of his project on the Netherlands.  This is the third project one of my children has done on the Netherlands,...

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