Food

Yummy & Easy No Bake Lemon Pie

My family loves citrus desserts–especially citrus desserts that can be whipped up without a substantial amount of effort. This easy, no-bake lemon pie is the perfect addition to our recipe arsenal: easy to put together, fantastic served cold, and a great combination of creamy flavors. While this recipe will need to be created well before Click here to continue reading…

Heavenly Blueberry Cheesecake Cookies

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There’s nothing quite like a fresh batch of cookies that’s just come out of the oven. If I’m going to share a special treat with the kids after school or put together something for a group of friends, I love being able to set out a plate of fresh cookies–ideally still just a little bit Click here to continue reading…

Old Fashioned Banana Cream Pie

Old Fashioned Banana Cream Pie

Banana cream pie: it’s a cool, refreshing treat that’s appropriate at any time of the year. I’m not fantastic at putting the pie together, but even I can manage this cream-based filling stuffed with bananas at the perfect stage of ripeness. Biting into this pie is much like eating the family-favorite banana pudding, only in Click here to continue reading…

Amazing Homemade Vanilla Custard

Homemade Vanilla Custard Recipe

Vanilla custard is a holiday tradition in our family: the perfect addition to the dessert table. In fact, many holidays, a few cookies and a mug of custard are the primary dessert for most of the family! That doesn’t mean, however, that this delicious vanilla custard recipe can only be enjoyed during the holidays. In Click here to continue reading…

The Comforting Beef Bourguignon

Beef bourguignon recipe

Do you ever just really, really want comfort food for dinner? Regardless of the time of year, there are times when my family just wants to sit down to a comforting, rich dish, filled with many of our favorite flavors and this amazing beef bourguignon is one of my favorite ways to accomplish that at Click here to continue reading…

Strawberry Shortcake: Bisquick Biscuits Style

I’m a home cook who loves cooking from scratch, choosing the perfect, quality ingredients for my family. I love the expressions on the faces of friends and family members when a recipe goes great, and I don’t mind experimenting with different combinations and ingredients to find the best way to put something new together. I Click here to continue reading…

Emily’s Simple Rolls (Thanksgiving)

Rolls for Dinner

When Thanksgiving rolls around, I usually have more than enough cooking on my plate. With a huge family and multiple meals to attend, not to mention a quiet weekend-after-Thanksgiving celebration with our closest friends and family, the kitchen is usually filled to capacity. That means that what I desperately need when the time comes to Click here to continue reading…