Summer Berry & Cream Cheese Salad

It is finally warm and  there is  huge variety of fresh seasonal fruits, vegetables and berries  popping up on the shelves of all the grocery stores. Sometimes I go too wild on stocking up my fridge with all these fruits and berries that we cannot finish eating them on time and they go bad. I Click here to continue reading…

Fluffy Pancakes

Do you like pancakes? I just LOVE them! And not only me…..my kids ask me almost every day to make them pancakes. Well, at least something they like eat…and there are only a few dishes they like. But, lets get to the happy part! Pancakes! I like them fluffy! And homemade 🙂  These pancakes are Click here to continue reading…

Zucchini Carrot Fritters

I LOVE fritters! Weather they are made from potatoes, sweet potatoes, zucchini, carrots, filled with ground meat etc ( we will talk about these later on)  – you name it! Today I will talk about zucchini and carrot fritters. My whole family ate them with a speed of a blink ( ok ok, maybe I Click here to continue reading…

Southern Hashbrown Casserole

I know what you are thinking?! Does this chick ever write about a recipe that isn’t “southernt?” I know! I know!! I love spice in my food and lately I’ve been trying to add a little flair to everyday dishes….and to be honest, I have a whole pantry of Rotel that I stocked up on Click here to continue reading…

Oven Roasted Cauliflower

This oven roasted cauliflower recipe is as easy as it gets. The cauliflower is so sweet with a wonderful texture contrasting the crunchy brown exterior with the smooth creamy interior. It is really hard to explain how good that this cauliflower recipe really is for the whole family. I make this easy recipe at least Click here to continue reading…

Easy Roasted Beets

I love cooking seasonally and, at this particular time of the summer, the fresh beets are plentiful. This is the easiest way to roast beets and they have more flavor than any other method because the sugars in the beets are not lost in the cooking water. This roasted beets recipe is a favorite of Click here to continue reading…

Canoe Pan Fried Shrimp

There is a story behind the name of this dish. A few years ago my husband and I stayed in Meredith, NH to celebrate his birthday. We went to a restaurant called Canoe Restaurant and Tavern. We had a delicious calamari appetizer. As I was eating it I was thinking about the flavors and what they Click here to continue reading…

Oven Roasted Broccoli with Lemon

This oven roasted broccoli is a recipe I make at least twice a week. We all love broccoli and it’s easy enough to make on a week night but delicious enough for company. Roasting at a high temperature brings out the intense sweetness of vegetables and also creates a nice crunch on the outside. I Click here to continue reading…

Balsamic and Honey Broiled Salmon

Salmon is a staple in our household and I prepare it in many ways. This recipe for broiled salmon is one of our favorites because the combination of the balsamic vinegar, mustard, and honey give this broiled salmon a wonderful flavor along with a beautiful caramelized crust on top. This broiled salmon recipe is quick Click here to continue reading…

Homemade Apple Sauce

Fall is my favorite time of the year and there is nothing more fun than visiting the local apple farm when the temperatures start to drop. Last Fall I visited my parents up in the mountains of New Hampshire and we went to Windy Ridge Apple Orchard as we do every year. The two variety Click here to continue reading…