Best Cowboy Cookies

Friday, November 9, 2018
These are the most popular cookie on the net called Cowboy cookies.

These cookies are an oatmeal base cookie with 3 different kinds of fat for flavor, crunch and softness. I have adapted these cowboy cookies to be soft inside and crunchy outside. You can add so many variations and make them your own style.

These cowboy cookies are the best combination of flavors and one of our families all time favorites.

Scroll down to make this yummy recipe.


this is a best cowboy cookie loaded with coconut, nuts, chocolate chips, buttery flavored stacked three on top of each other on a white plate. These cookies are famous all over the web sometimes called everything cookies, rock cookies, oatmeal loaded cookies, loaded cookies or cowboy cookies.



Pizza Chicken and Potatoes

Sunday, October 21, 2018

If you love pizza, then this easy pizza chicken will be your new family favorite. This chicken is cooked in a rich tomato sauce layered with cheeses, spices and potatoes. The bonus is added pepperoni to taste like a pepperoni chicken pizza.
The meal is all in one pan and so easy to make.

This is one the kids and the whole family will love and ask for again and again. A family favorite for years that is done in no time. Scroll down to see this easy recipe, and do tell me how you like it after you try this!



this is a pan of chicken and potatoes make like a pizza all in one pan easy meal. It is topped with mozzarella cheese and baked until crispy. Pepperoni is also added.


Fried Cauliflower

Monday, October 15, 2018

This fried cauliflower, and a huge favorite appetizer in our Italian family. The herbs, spices in this batter compliments the cauliflower perfectly.

It has a nice crisp crunch on the outside and soft fried cauliflower inside. These appetizers taste great plain or dipped in your favorite sauces.

Growing up in East Utica, New York, my mom made these often for an appetizer before a big Holiday Italian meal.

Now, I carry on that same tradition with my family.

I think of my mom and dad often in the kitchen and the foods we grew up on and keeps them alive in the kitchen. This is a favorite appetizer of mine now but not so much as a kid.

This little appetizer is just perfect for the Holiday season, I always make them on Thanksgiving and  around Christmas time. That's when most of the family gets together for a big meal.

If you want an appetizer that will fly off the plates, this is it!

Scroll down to see this easy cauliflower recipe, it's perfect with any meal.



This is how to make a crispy coated batter fried cauliflower with herbs and spices as an appetizer. The cauliflower is cut up into small bite size pieces and then coated with a tempura batter and pan fried



Apple Cake Cups

Monday, October 8, 2018
These apple cake cups are a great little dessert made in cupcake tins. The cake batter is all homemade from scratch and the apple topping can be made fresh or using pie filling. The cake is much like a homemade pound cake and delicious in texture and flavor. These little gems are the perfect fall treat when your an apple lover. It was mom's favorite "go to" recipe, in apple season.

This apple cake cup recipe is over 100 years old and been in our family a very long time. We grew up with orchards in Upstate New York and apples were plentiful. I love this recipe and wanted to share mom's recipe with my readers and hope you enjoy it as much as we have through the years.

They are perfect for one person, parties, a family get together or when unexpected arrive and you need a quick delicious and decadent apple dessert. I love these little apple cups because they are individual treats that can be frozen and thawed in no time. With a pretty garnish or whipped cream or ice cream they turn into pretty ending to your fine meal. Check out all my tips before you scroll down to the recipe.


these apple cake cups are made from a homemade from scratch batter . This is how to make the homemade cake batter and the topping is made with apples and there is a buttery cinnamon sugar topping on the cake. This homemade cake cup is made in a cupcake tin and on a plate with a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar with a fork ready to eat





Baked Cod with Roasted Vegetables

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Baked Cod has always been a favorite fish of ours. We prepare it so many ways but this one is the one we make most often. This baked cod fish is topped with a Parmesan crust and a delicious mound of roasted vegetables with toasted bread crumbs on a bed of sauteed spinach. It truly is a delightful recipe, scroll down and see why, it's tops in our home.



This is a baked cod fish on a white plate with a fall orange leaf basket in the background, a blue water glass and fork with napkin. The plate has a bed of spinach topped with baked cod fish with roasted vegetables on top along with bread crumbs toasted with Parmesan cheese and sliced tomatoes.



Best Ever Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Monday, October 1, 2018

Well of course you already know these two are a perfect combination of flavors for these Best Ever Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies. These buttery cookies are so addicting. They have a delicious peanut butter buttery crunch to them and better than any kind of cookie I have ever made. The texture is just perfect. When warm, biting into those gooey melted chocolate chips are fabulous. Come see why these Best Ever Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies are the best! Try this recipe you will love it!



these are a buttery peanut butter homemade from scratch cookie with chocolate chips in them. These are how to make the best ever peanut butter chocolate chips cookies. These cookies are on a cookie sheet with parchment paper on them so they wont stick and are easy to remove after cooling.



Biscuit Mix Cinnamon Rolls

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Cinnamon Rolls are the best smell baking in the morning. I am not one to take all day baking, this is a great alternative for a quick cinnamon roll fix if you
re a fan of them. These are semi home made using a mix and done in around 20 minutes!


I love biscuit cinnamon rolls with or without cream cheese frosting and the smell of them cooking just makes me think of fall and cooler weather. These a a quick alternative to cinnamon rolls in a biscuit. You can make them in a short time with a great old fashioned flavor. We love these rolls with coffee or tea.



these are biscuit cinnamon rolls made in a cupcake tin. These biscuit cinnamon rolls are a semi homemade roll using a mix. The muffins are topped with cinnamon sugar, a glaze and pecans



Potato and Ham Soup

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
If you love potato soup, you will love this easy, quick potato and ham soup! Using leftover ham or even a ham bone, is a great flavor enhancer.

I love repurposing leftovers and this ham made the tastiest potato soup I ever had. The creaminess and rich thick broth is super easy to accomplish without all the added calories.

Scroll down to see this fabulous recipe you can eat guilt free all year long. A simple soup anyone can make.


This is the easiest way to make potato soup. This soup is a potato soup with ham, it's a no fuss soup with vegetables ham and very low in calories. This potato soup has carrots, celery, ham all in a rich creamy broth made all in one pan. This is in a soup cup with vegetable design on it.