Cheesy Broccoli Balls

Ingredients: 1 (16 ounce) package chopped frozen broccoli, thawed and drained 5 cups vegetable oil for frying salt and pepper to taste 3 ½ cups dry bread crumbs 4 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese Directions: Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F. Place broccoli in a medium saucepan with 1 cup boiling water. Return Click here to continue reading…

Buffalo Chicken Soup

If you find yourself wishing you could just drink buffalo sauce but don’t want the world to judge you… I’ve got a solution for you. I have already altered this recipe from it’s original on Bake Your Day, instead of listing off my changes afterwards. So yay for the ease of reading the recipe this Click here to continue reading…

Homemade Peppermint Patties

When Christmas starts rolling in, my little foodie self always thinks of being drunk on cookies, gingerbread men/women and of course anything and everything peppermint. So in true Christmasy fashion I present… Homemade Peppermint Patties. Oooo baby! I don’t know what it is about peppermint patties, but that chilly arctic blast that comes from biting Click here to continue reading…

Easiest Pineapple Cake

Ingredients: 2 c all-purpose flour 2 c sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp vanilla pinch salt 1 – 20 oz can of crushed pineapple ( undrained ) in it’s own juice – not syrup 1 c chopped nuts, optional Crean Cheese Frosting: 1/2 c butter or 1 stick 1 – 8 oz Click here to continue reading…

Fresh Tomato Salsa

I know I share with you many salsa recipes, but this is by far the EASIEST one I have ever made and only takes a few ingredients! If you have a garden this summer, I would suggest making a bunch of this up to freeze for freshness all winter long…. Ingredients: 1 pound ripe tomatoes, Click here to continue reading…

Buttermilk Skillet Cornbread

I made corn bread for the first time. I found an amazing vegetarian cookbook at the thrift store for $2 which is where this delicious corn bread recipe is from. The Savory Way by Deborah Madison, has no pictures but this 420 page volume is filled with uncomplicated recipes. I’m encouraged to cook more with Click here to continue reading…

Perfect Guacamole Recipe

What makes this recipe the perfect guacamole recipe? A bowl of perfectly ripe avocados with fresh ingredients and just the right combination of seasonings is what makes this recipe the perfect guac. The one thing you must have for any fajita or taco night is Guacamole! Who doesn’t love yummy Guacamole to throw on top Click here to continue reading…

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream (No Cook)

This post kicks off a week of ice cream recipes. Yes, you read that correctly – for the rest of the week I will be posting a new ice cream recipe every day. It’s in honor of July being NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH! And also in honor of my great love of ice cream 🙂 Click here to continue reading…

Chopped Apple Bread

Apples. I can’t get enough of them lately. Everything we have been eating has had apples in it. Salad, bread, desserts, you name it! I love summer, and I am not ready for it to be completely gone yet, but am loooving apple season right now. We have a kind church member who has given Click here to continue reading…

Blueberry Scones with Lemon Glaze

I’ve gotten in the habit of making breakfast most Saturday mornings.  I like to keep it fairly simple but still love to try new recipes.  Unfortunately though, I have a really bad habit of not planning this breakfast out in advance.  Plus, I have a tendency to sleep to late/waste time on the internet on Click here to continue reading…