Beef Dishes

On the most special occasions, my mom and dad would make reservations for us at Lawry’s Prime Rib in Beverly Hills, California. I have only been a few times, but it is quite the experience! You feel like royalty when the valet parks your car, they check your coat at the front, and you sip

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Desserts

Have you ever had a Cranberry Bliss Bar from Starbucks? I used to work for Starbucks, back in the day, and I always looked forward to Christmas time when they would bring out their best selling dessert. I used to see customers come in and buy up all the bars we had left so they

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Breakfast Foods

I was recently away for a few days and my family was left to fend for themselves in the food department. I came back from my mini vacation and the first thing I heard was, “I’m so glad you’re back because I’m tired of eating out of a box!” As good as it made me

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Special Occasion Recipes

My favorite holiday (next in line to Christmas, of course) is the 4th of July! I love Independence Day for a multitude of reasons, but most of all I love celebrating our great country and the freedom and liberty we enjoy. I love the patriotism of the day, hearing the Star Spangled Banner, saluting the

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Desserts

I can rarely walk past a plate of cookies without snagging one. I am a certified cookie monster! One of my favorite recipes is this one for White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies. I think I like them because they have a little bit of everything: white chocolate, oatmeal, and even little bits of dried cranberries for

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Side Dishes

I started out making this Red Cabbage Creamy Coleslaw to go on top of a new crab cake recipe I found from Valerie Bertinelli. I found myself eating spoonfuls of this creamy coleslaw before I could even finish the crabcakes. It is so addicting! Not only did it add a crunchy texture to the slider,

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Salad

When I first started cooking, or should I say when I first started TRYING to cook, I searched for a place to get easy, yummy recipes. My mom always had Taste of Home magazines laying on her coffee table and when I felt emboldened with courage, I would skim through looking for something simple. I

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Crockpot Meals

This Mongolian Beef just came out of my slow cooker, and boy let me tell you, I’m in love! I’ve made many a Mongolian beef recipe in the past and the steak is often tough, chewy, and flavorless. Y’all KNOW how I love my Crockpot, so I decided to try flank steak in the slow

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