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Onion Cheese Dip

Do you have trouble getting your family to eat their vegetables? Do you need a quick appetizer for your guests or to take to a party? Then try this 5 ingredient Onion Cheese Dip that takes only minutes to make. A few years back my husband sold small dry packets of dips that we created. They were a huge hit […]

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Italian Ham-Spaghetti

I was intrigued by one of the ingredients in this recipe so I had to make it. I used fresh parsley from my garden but dried parsley will work just as well. Full of Parmesan cheese, ham, garlic and olives with this one other ingredient made the best tasting Italian Ham-Spaghetti! Source: Adapted from My Great Recipes   Ingredients   […]

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Grilled Vegetables & Bacon Packet

Now that our garden is full of produce I thought I would repost this easy and delicious Grilled Vegetables & Bacon Packet recipe that my husband makes. All that flavor is sealed inside the foil packet with a mixture of tender potatoes and vegetables to complete any meal. To view my original post with the step by step directions, pictures […]

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Microwave Cheesy Nacho Sliced Potatoes

My husband told me four times how delicious this was and believe me it really was! Potatoes smothered in cheese with jalapeño peppers (optional), tomato, green onion and topped with sour cream wasn’t good enough for me, I decided to microwave this potato dish in 15 minutes to make it simply perfect.   Ingredients   Slice the potatoes, jalapeño peppers […]

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It’s a Surprise Party!

How can I be so blessed to have the best family and friends in the world? They took time out of their busy schedule to celebrate this special time in my new life. Yes they pulled it off (barely) and surprised me at a local restaurant with a party.   My beautiful daughter put this party together in just about […]

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Blueberry Sauce

These pancakes tasted like dessert when I topped them with this delicious Blueberry Sauce and whipped cream! My homegrown Blueberries were used in this recipe but you can use fresh store bought or even frozen. This sauce isn’t just for pancakes. Put it on waffles, ice cream or what ever you desire.   Ingredients   In a small saucepan, over […]

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Classic Balsamic Vinaigrette

Balsamic Vinegar is one of my favorite flavors. Using this delicious Classic Balsamic Vinaigrette on a salad is better than any store bought salad dressing, it costs just pennies and only takes a couple minutes to prepare. It can also be used as a marinade. Source: Olivina Taproom   Ingredients – Also add lettuce and any other vegetables you love.   […]

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Retirement

This is it…..my last day of work today and then I will be retired!!!!! I have spent a lot of time taking my clients to see this view of our bay and now I can enjoy it with my husband! My husband doesn’t retire for 5 more years (I am retiring early) but now we will have time to have […]

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Baked Whole Chicken With Herbs

Fresh Herbs (from my garden) stuffed into the cavity of the Chicken, butter & season the skin then bake in the oven for a delicious taste. Fixing a whole Chicken is so easy to prepare and yes that skin was crispy delicious! When I bake a Whole Chicken, I bake it breast side down. That way all the juices run […]

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Baked Smoky Mountain Chicken

Baked in the oven, sprinkled with herbs and covered in cheese and bacon! Can Chicken taste any better? If you are not crazy about the white meat on a chicken, like me, then you really need to try this one! Source: Adapted from Heather Holley’s recipe   Ingredients   Spray an 8” or 9” baking dish with cooking oil.   […]

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