Asian Inspired Fried Rice

By: | 2 Comments | On: October 28, 2014 | Category : Chicken

Fried Rice

Asian Inspired Fried Rice My brother stopped by last week.  He’s got the coolest grill.  Well actually it’s a smoker, the brand name is Traeger.  Super cool grill. He’s had fun making tri-tip, chicken, burgers, ribs – you name it! He’s gotten good at it and when we are really... more

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Pumpkin Pancakes with Strawberry Syrup

By: | 12 Comments | On: October 23, 2014 | Category : Breakfast

Pumpkin Pancakes with Strawberry Jam

Pumpkin Pancakes with Strawberry Syrup I’ve found a new love in life….of course I love all things strawberry, but I’ve put two loves together….strawberries and pumpkin! Pumpkin pancakes!  These little cake-like beauties are flavorful and fluffy and everything I want in a pancake!  To make them extra special, they are... more

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White Bean Turkey Chili

By: | 16 Comments | On: October 16, 2014 | Category : Soups & Stews

Hearty White Bean Turkey Chili

White Bean Turkey Chili By now you know I like chili.  I like all kinds of chili and there are a couple recipes on my website. One of the reason I really like chili is because you never have to eat the same meal twice. I mean the first night,... more

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Bracioli – Stuffed Beef

By: | 10 Comments | On: October 11, 2014 | Category : Beef, friends & fun!

Bracioli

I have part two of a previous post Mom’s Homemade Gravy.  My friend Michelle continues her story about cooking and shares her recipe for Bracioli.  Check this post out – lots of pics and love went into this post.  I’ve made it several times now.  Most recently when my folks... more

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Homemade Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

By: | 14 Comments | On: October 7, 2014 | Category : Dessert

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Homemade Strawberry Frozen Yogurt My folks were visiting last week and we had a great week filled with lots of family fun!  If you follow my Facebook page, you caught a glimpse of our adventures to Courtright Reservoir, the McKinley Grove of Giant Sequoias and of course a visit to... more

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Raisins!

By: | 4 Comments | On: September 30, 2014 | Category : friends & fun!, Vegtables

Raisins!

Raisins! When I was a little girl, my Mom was a cook at the Junior High School.  Each day when she went to work, we would go with her and walk to  the grade school from there.  One day the Head Cook Bessie, gave my brother and I a snack... more

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Mom’s Sunday Gravy

By: | 4 Comments | On: September 23, 2014 | Category : Pasta, Uncategorized, Vegan, Vegetarian and Vegan, Vegtables

Mom's Sunday Gravy

Mom’s Sunday Gravy I really have two Mom’s.  My fabulous Mom who lives in Oregon (the best Mom in the world!) and my friend Michelle whom I just love to pieces!  I know I’m a really lucky girl!  Well today, I’m talking about my friend Michelle and she shared with... more

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Exploring the Eastern Sierras

By: | 12 Comments | On: September 12, 2014 | Category : friends & fun!

Exploring the Eastern Sierras

Exploring the Eastern Sierras Blogging today about a fabulous family adventure!  And if you make it to the very bottom of the page …. a great new recipe!   Last weekend, my hubby and I decided it was time for a get-away. We needed to find a spot where there was no... more

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Zucchini Parmesan Soup with Tomato Tart

By: | 2 Comments | On: September 9, 2014 | Category : Soups & Stews, Uncategorized, Vegetarian and Vegan

Zucchini Parmesan Soup with Tomato Tart

Zucchini Parmesan Soup with Tomato Tart   Recently I was offered the opportunity to guest post on the Healing Tomatoes blog.  If you haven’t had a chance, please go by and check out her website! I started to think about what to make…and just couldn’t decide….I wanted to make something... more

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New Mexico Green Chilies

By: | 10 Comments | On: September 2, 2014 | Category : Vegan, Vegetarian and Vegan, Vegtables

Roasting New Mexico Green Chilies

New Mexico Green Chilies When you go to the market or grocery store do you see piles of green chilies?  Or maybe they are there, but you walk by because you’re not sure what to do.  They are sometimes hot, sometimes mild – regardless they pack a huge punch of flavor!... more

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