Bridget’s Taco Salad

We married her into the family and she makes a great salad!  Bridget’s Taco Salad is an easy recipe for potlucks, family gatherings, to take camping or to the lake.  This has been a family favorite for years.  To keep it fresh, take all the ingredients with you then mix it all together fresh on […]

Spring Vegetable Salad

A great salad for cool season garden vegetables of broccoli and cauliflower.  Another recipe sent to us from Suzanne’s friend Dawn.  Thanks Dawn! Spring Vegetable Salad Head of broccoli Head of cauliflower 1-2 Tomato sliced (or cherry tomatoes work well too) Green Onion, sliced Carrots (sliced) Spring Vegetable Salad Dressing 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup […]

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Whether picking fresh spinach or strawberries out of the garden or picking them up at your local farmers market – this is a great refreshing salad for spring and summer.  This was shared with us by Suzanne’s friend Dawn.  Thanks Dawn! Strawberry Spinach Salad 6 ounce fresh Spinach Strawberries, sliced Red onion, thinly sliced Poppy […]

Beer Cheese Soup

This easy Beer Cheese Soup recipe was submitted by the winner of our Christmas in July giveaway that was sponsored by Tree Classics.  When this beer cheese soup was submitted for our contest it came along with these notes……. Kristina…I make this Beer Cheese Soup recipe every year during the holidays for my family.  This […]

Mom’s Summer Pasta Salad

This easy summer pasta salad sits well alongside a grilled steak or chicken breast for dinner.  It is also great to just have on hand in the fridge.  Then as everyone makes their own sandwiches for lunch they can add a scoop of this pasta salad to the plate. Mom’s Summer Pasta Salad Prepare…..1 (12 […]

Kristina’s Steak Sandwich

Sometimes inspiration comes while at the grocery store.  Maybe you see a bunch of really ripe bananas and think to make banana bread.  Or perhaps they have a container of blueberries marked on special and you decide to buy those to make blueberry muffins.  Might as well take advantage of the specials!  Well while studying […]

Italian Wedding Soup

This is a great soup recipe that makes 4 servings. Or, if you are a table for two, then it will feed you and your hearty eating guest leaving you a bowl leftover to eat for lunch the next day.  To quickly make the meatballs I use my smallest cookie scoop and then break each […]

Crab Chowder

This is a great cold weather chowder that is perfect served with just a side of Saltine crackers. Crab Chowder 2 8 ounce cans crabmeat 1/4 cup Sherry 6 Tablespoons butter 1/4 cup grated onion, grated 6 Tablespoons flour 3 cups milk 2 chicken bouillon cubes 2 cups half and half chopped fresh parsley and […]

Suzanne’s Turkey Tortilla Soup

Turkey Tortilla Soup 3 cups leftover Thanksgiving turkey, shredded 2 (11 ounce) cans southwestern corn 1 (32 ounce) box low sodium chicken broth 2 (10 ½ ounce) cans mild original Rotel 2 (15 ounce) cans Northern beans, drained and rinsed Combine all, even juice and simmer until hot, about 30 minutes.  Serve with tortilla chips […]

Jenny’s White Chicken Chili

I am glad I set this up as a collaborative website!  I have been so busy with business along with some new consulting and other interesting projects that I haven’t had a chance to do much for the website recently.  So I’m thankful my cousin Jenny shared her White Chicken Chili recipe.  It has been […]