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Monthly Archives: October 2014

This recipe is so insanely good, and better yet could not be any easier.  You only need three ingredients! Pecans, butter and maple syrup, and you are ready to get started.  I love the flavors of Autumn, and this recipe is perfect to top regular buttermilk pancakes or mind-blowingly fantastic on my Perfect Pumpkin Pancakes.  If you are a butter…

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If you love Autumn and pumpkin as much as I do – this is the recipe for you!  These pancakes taste like  pumpkin pie, but without the guilt of actually eating pie for breakfast.  These fluffy, warm, spicy, delicious beauties are perfection. They are beyond delicious topped with my butter pecan syrup.  So get out that mixing bowl, and whip…

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Zucchini fries, zucchini fries….hmmm…that’s not the first thing I think of when I hear the word fry.  Also, couple that with the fact that there is no actual frying involved in this recipe at all, I guess I am just referring to the shape.  The zucchini is first peeled, cut, then dipped in egg, coated in a breadcrumb mixture and…

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Well, I am going to make a huge confession here, and let you in on how exactly I learned to cook.  The answer: SURVIVAL!!!  Yeah, you read that right.  Both my parents worked, and in my earliest years we were dumped off at my little grandma’s, where we watched, enjoyed and learned from her cooking.  Then as we grew older…

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Apple season means lots of delicious food experiences are on the way (for me anyways).  Halloween and my favorite holiday of all Thanksgiving are fast approaching, which gives me many opportunities to delight in some of the things I really love.  It’s the time of year I most enjoy being in my kitchen cooking and baking.  Creating with my family…

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Well, that’s a mouthful of a name!  Since my brain is not wanting to cooperate this morning to come up with a snazzier name, the generic one above will have to do for now. I’d like to think my lack of brain function at the moment is due to the fact that we had 8 additional boys spend the night…

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This recipe pairs perfectly with my herb de provence vinaigrette.  It’s simple clean flavors makes for a delicious lunch, dinner or starter course.  I made this tonight, because my husband and I had a rather large lunch of Chinese food and wanted something light and simple.  This recipe fit the bill marvelously.  Something about herb de provence is very comforting…

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I have stated this before, but I will state it again, in case you missed it the first time – I LOVE HOMEMADE SALAD DRESSINGS!!!!  They are so simple to prepare, and you have the added benefit of being able to pronounce everything that has gone into it.  Bottled pre made  salad dressings just taste so processed and chemically to…

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