Jalapeno Pepper Jelly

This morning it was such fun to go to a friends house with 3 other friends to make jelly. It reminded me of stories from women who use to meet with ladies to sew or make jelly or batches of cookies. We had a blast. Some chopped while others measured sugar or vinegar to pour … Continue reading

Spinach Salad & Prosciutto Dressing

A precious friend sent me a wonderful cookbook from the Richardson Womens Club called Texas Blossoms…Food, Flowers & Friendship! It has been such a delight to not only see new recipes but read about different parts of Texas and the flowers which grow and stories of recipes origins! This salad sounded so good, it will … Continue reading

Cornbread-Stuffed Zucchini

It feels so wonderful to sit in the sun room and look through recipe magazines. This morning i found a picture of gardenias that i am dying to attempt to paint.  Hopefully they will end up looking like gardenias and not weeds, but that is another story! Flipping through pages of a Southern Living, this … Continue reading

Wild Rice Chicken Mushroom Soup

Yesterday i served this incredible soup to some friends who came over for lunch and cards!  It was a hit!   It is easy and so flavorful!  Great soup especially for this time of year!  This recipe served 8 1 store bought rottisery chicken, deboned and chopped 2 1/2 boxes (the 32 oz box) low … Continue reading

Browned Butter Banana Bread

Is there anything that doesn’t taste better than browned butter? I remember the first time I tasted it. So much added nutty flavor and such an addition to already wonderful butter flavor. The praline frosting that is on the blog, which is made with browned butter is still one of my favorites. So when I … Continue reading

Apple Fritters

On the back of some of my cooking magazines, come these lovely little recipes from Sevierville, TX, advertising Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant This little gem is perfect for those mornings or late evenings when you don’t want to get back out of the house, but a donut sounds really good with a cup of tea or … Continue reading

Fall Prediction

Some of you out there in Blogville who are wishing that Fall gets here quickly will SO love this prediction. I really think it is only days away. (I won’t say how many days because I don’t want to look foolish). But when you hear my reasons of why I KNOW it must be close … Continue reading

Caesar Mushroom Caps

Isn’t it great to receive those cooking magazines that all us to have wonderful evenings when we get to just sit and look through them for new ideas? Because Fall is (hopefully for those of us who live in the Sun Belt, known as Arizona) right around the corner, it seems like those kind of … Continue reading