Audrey’s Frozen Chocolate Dessert

I was recently asked to participate in a email recipe “chain letter”. I decided to try it, and it was no surprise when I only received one recipe! These things just never seem to work for me. This is the recipe that I received and although I have not tried it yet, it does indeed […]

Easy Crock Pot Shredded Chicken Tacos

I recently got an email for a recipe exchange. Since I am always looking for new and easy family recipes, I decided to join the exchange and see what happened. Here is a super easy recipe for chicken tacos. Put it in the crockpot and forget about it until dinner time. It doesn’t get any […]

Nutella Swirl Pound Cake

Nutella Pound Cake[/caption]I was walking with a friend one day and she told me that she had made herself a nutella pound cake for her birthday. She was raving about how good it was. I had to have the recipe! I made the cake and it was indeed fabulous! My son-in-law, who loves Nutella, couldn’t […]

Gail’s Favorite Chocolate Crunch Brownies

My friend, Gail, recently shared her family’s favorite brownie recipe with me. She says that she must make them for all family gatherings. You must try them, they are delicious. Ingredients 2 cups sugar 1 cup butter or margarine, softened 4 eggs 1 cup flour 6 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 teaspoon […]

Nani’s Pesto Risotto

I love risotto and have been making it quite often lately. I am no expert at it, but have been pleased with most of my results. I made pesto risotto last night and declare it a winner and it will definitley become a family favorite recipe. Risotto is labor intensive, so plan your meal accordingly. […]

Easy Teriyaki Marinade

This is my favorite family recipe for a quick marinade. It is easy and the ingredients are ones that I always have on hand. I have used it for chicken, beef, pork and shrimp. I think I originally got it from the Betty Crocker Cookbook. It is great as a marinade for grilled meats. Ingredients […]

Nani’s Favorite Banana Bread

It’s not uncommon for my bananas to get ripe before they get eaten. Banana bread is a favorite family treat. This is my favorite recipe for banana bread. Baking at a lower temperature takes longer, but creates a much more evenly baked bread. I love mine with nuts and/or chocolate chips. Ingredients 1 cup granulated […]

Woody’s Snicker Cake

There are no snickers in this cake, but it tastes like one big snicker. It is an old family favorite recipe that is sinful, but oh, so good! Not sure who Woody is or was, so not sure why it is called Woody’s cake. Try it at your next family gathering. Ingredients 1 pkg German […]

Supper on a Bread Slice

Here is another old fashioned recipe from my Mom. She used to make this when I was a young girl. It is really quite simple, but for some reason I thought it was really special. Try it, your family will enjoy this simple supper. Ingredients 2/3 cup undiluted Carnation Evaporated Milk 1 1/2 pound ground […]

Carnation’s Famous Pumpkin Pie

Here is another old recipe that I found in my Mom’s recipe box. She cut it out of a paper and glued it on a recipe card. It is the pumpkin pie recipe that she always made and hers were the best I’ve ever eaten. Your family will love this old fashioned pumpkin pie. Don’t […]

Lentil Soup

Here is a nice lentil soup recipe that was given to me years ago. It is a family favorite and very easy to put together. It is perfect to use up that leftover Easter ham. Ingredients 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 cup onion, chopped 1 cup carrot, chopped 1 cup celery, chopped 1/2 cup red […]