Garlic Balsamic Reduction Sauce

I have been attempting to perfect balsamic reduction sauce. I finally made one yesterday that I am quite pleased with. My first attempt at making a balsamic reduction sauce resulted in a caramelized lump of goo. My second attempt was better, but not quite right. I decided that I needed a double boiler. So I […]

Super Bowl Salsa

My daughter loves salsa and thinks that she has mastered the perfect salsa. She got the recipe from her Mexican friend, Monica and has been fine tuning it to her taste. Make it to go with those chips on Super Bowl Sunday. I know you will love it. Ingredients 20 or so tomatillos (the smaller […]

Spiced Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Citrus Glaze

Here is a great dessert recipe for your Thanksgiving Day meal. It is easy and sure to please those in the family that don’t like the traditional pumpkin pie. Ingredients 2/3 C Oil 1 C Canned Pumpkin 2/3 C Water 1 T Pumpkin Pie Spice 1 Box Moist Spice Cake Mix 1 Box Moist Yellow […]

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 […]