Beef · Dinners

Cheesy Meat Loaf

  This is definitely not a low-calorie dish, but it is soooo tasty. Not so bad if you have a small portion, everything in moderation as they say. The first time I made it for my husband, he made the “Ewww, meatloaf?” face, but after trying it he is a meat loaf loving fool! This… Continue reading Cheesy Meat Loaf


Peanut Butter Squares

Click photo to enlarge Is there a more perfect pairing than chocolate and peanut butter? I think not! These are yummy. 🙂 INGREDIENTS: 3 cups powdered sugar 2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 24 squares) 1 cup of butter 1 cup peanut butter 1 package milk or semi-sweet chocolate chips (or white chocolate chips) 2… Continue reading Peanut Butter Squares


S’mores Bars (Yummy!!)

Click photo to enlarge So, I’ve been trying to find a recipe for a cookie bar that will taste like a s’more for what seems like FOREVER. I’ve even tried to make brownies that taste like s’mores, but never quite perfected it. Well, I was sitting in a hotel room in Moses Lake watching Iron… Continue reading S’mores Bars (Yummy!!)

chocolate · Desserts

Flourless Chocolate Torte with Ganache and Raspberry Sauce

Click photo to enlarge I made this for my sister in law’s birthday. It tasted like a cross between a brownie and fudge. Ingredients 1/2 cup water 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup white sugar 18 (1 ounce) squares bittersweet chocolate 1 cup unsalted butter 6 eggs Directions 1.Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees… Continue reading Flourless Chocolate Torte with Ganache and Raspberry Sauce


Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

  My father in law makes these cookies all the time and they are my favorite! So, I started making them too. Here’s the recipe: INGREDIENTS: 1 cup butter, at room temp 1 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup white sugar 1 cup peanut butter (I use crunchy) 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups of flour 2… Continue reading Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies


My Favorite Snickerdoodles

These are the most delicious snickerdoodles I have ever come across. I love how the dough does not need to be refrigerated, and the recipe doesn’t call for cream of tartar. They are soft and delicious. INGREDIENTS: 1 cup room temperature butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 3/4 cups flour 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla… Continue reading My Favorite Snickerdoodles

chicken · Dinners

Orzo with Chicken & Zucchini

Click photo to enlarge Threw this dinner together on the fly, with fresh zucchini from our garden, chicken from the freezer, and pasta from the pantry. Turned out delicious, I will definitely make it again. INGREDIENTS: 3/4 Cups of orzo pasta 2 1/2 cups of water 6 cubes of chicken bouillon 1 tsp of olive… Continue reading Orzo with Chicken & Zucchini