Disneyland’s White Chocolate Raspberry Cookies

    Do you have a recipe that you are constantly working on, perfecting, and adding and subtracting to? For me, this is that recipe.  I have made it maybe a dozen times and I think I finally have it perfect. I wanted to duplicate this recipe, because this is a much loved cookie, but… Continue reading Disneyland’s White Chocolate Raspberry Cookies


Vanilla Bean Rice Pudding with Cinnamon

Vanilla bean rice pudding with cinnamon This is a delicious, homemade dessert that will remind you of childhood.  The vanilla bean adds an extra boost of flavor, but if you don’t have one on hand, a teaspoon of vanilla extract will work just fine.  Rice pudding is usually topped with cinnamon, but in this case,… Continue reading Vanilla Bean Rice Pudding with Cinnamon


Tea Party Raspberry Pinwheel Cookies

Tea party raspberry pinwheel cookies I came across this recipe in my Taste of Home Holiday book, but have just now got around to trying it.  Pretty sure this will be a staple for tea parties and showers from now on.  This cookie is super easy, has very few ingredients, and tastes like a warm… Continue reading Tea Party Raspberry Pinwheel Cookies

chicken · Dinners · Healthy and Delicious

Summer Cucumber Chicken Wraps with Homemade "Tzatziki-ish" sauce

Summer Cucumber Chicken Wrap  I actually got the idea for this dinner going through a Better Homes & Gardens issue from 1997.  They had a fresh, delicious looking wrap with cream cheese that I modified and made my own.  Pretty. Damn. Delicious.  I served it with a delicious “tzatziki-ish” sour cream sauce that I… Continue reading Summer Cucumber Chicken Wraps with Homemade "Tzatziki-ish" sauce

Cakes and Cupcakes · Desserts

Buttermilk Pound Cake with Fresh Lemon Glaze

Buttermilk Pound Cake with Fresh Lemon Glaze I needed a poundcake to make for my Nanny’s birthday tomorrow.  She is from England and poundcake is her favorite with a cup of tea.  I found this poundcake recipe on and altered it just a smidge.  This is hands down the best pound cake I have… Continue reading Buttermilk Pound Cake with Fresh Lemon Glaze


BBQ Chicken Pizza Bake

 BBQ Chicken Pizza Bake I still had a Pillsbury dough sheet in the fridge, and some leftover homemade BBQ sauce, so I threw this together for dinner last night.  If you like BBQ chicken pizza, you will love this meal. INGREDIENTS: One serving of BBQ Chicken Pizza Bake One Pillsbury dough sheet 2 boneless… Continue reading BBQ Chicken Pizza Bake

chicken · Dinners · Healthy and Delicious

Skewers with Chicken & Pineapple

Skewers with chicken and pineapple Every time I make this dinner, I think of the scene in Love Actually, where Liam Neeson is trying to talk his step-son into eating dinner and he says “Saaammm… I’ve done chicken kabobs!”  These are so easy and delicious, and the chicken, pineapple, onion, and red pepper are the… Continue reading Skewers with Chicken & Pineapple