Monte Cristo Casserole & Raspberry Sauce

Years ago we use to have a restaurant in Texas that had the best Monte Cristo sandwiches. It is no surprise that this breakfast casserole caught my eye in the December Taste of Home. After reading the recipe and realizing that I could make it the night before, it became the breakfast of choice for … Continue reading

Vanilla Cream Fruit Tart

Wow, this is delicious. Because I had ladies over this morning for Bible Study, it is so exciting to me to look for new things to make for them. When I ran across this Taste of Home, 2017 magazine the other day, the picture of the fruit grabbed my attention. I did vary it just … Continue reading

Mexican Wedding Soup

Randy and I love Italian Wedding soup, so when I saw this in the new Taste of Home Magazine, I got excited to see that I could have a recipe that would make it with a whole new taste. Am looking forward to having this soup over the weekend. Thanks Taste of Home! 1 tables … Continue reading

Veggie Lovers Combo Salad

Summer time, summer time, sum sum summertime! Salads are made for the summer! This is taken from Taste of Home and is a great way to use the summer bounty of fresh veggies. 2 cups cut fresh green beans 2 cups fresh or frozen peas, thawed 2 medium sweet red or yellow peppers, chopped 2 … Continue reading

Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

The pumpkins are out and am excited to find new delish ways to make use of them. I do remember the first year that Peter Pumpkin and I were married, I ask him to take me to the pumpkin patch down at Farmer’s market to pick out the perfect pumpkin that would adorn our porch. When … Continue reading

Cilantro Sauce & Grilled Steaks

Why do I do this?  Why do I seem to think that just because it is August I have to grill out every night to make up for all the times during the summer I didn’t grill out? It’s like it finally dawns on me that summer will be over in a couple of weeks (even though … Continue reading

Sesame Chicken Noodle Salad

This is the second one I couldn’t wait to post. 8 oz uncooked angel hair pasta 2 cups cubed chicken breast 1 1/2 cups coleslaw mix 1 can (11 oz) mandarin oranges, drained 1 medium sweet red bell pepper, julienned or finely chopped 1 cup fresh sugar snap peas, trimmed and halved 2/3 cup reduced-fat … Continue reading

Italian Brunch Torte

I had a hard time deciding which if the two new recipes that I found over the weekend, taken once again from Taste of Home. If you even just want a magazine that gives you pretty much nothing but good, down home, (boy do I sound like a real “hick” or what) food, Taste of … Continue reading

Chocolate Cherry Cola Cake

Taken from the summer issue of Taste of Home, this cake got great reviews last night when I took it to a dinner party. Before leaving home, I ate 4 cupcakes I had made with some of the batter, just to try it out, of course. Because of the marshmallows and cherry coke, the cake … Continue reading