European Chocolates

Have you ever been walking through your local mall when you pass by the Godiva store and they are handing out free chocolate samples? That’s a good day in my opinion! Now if you take that rich, velvety chocolate taste and compare it to let’s say a Hershey’s milk chocolate bar. What’s your thoughts on…

Cheddar Melts

Have you ever walked by the clearance rack in your local bakery and thought, “I’m going to take that bargain. Surely I can find something to make with this type of bread.”? That is exactly how this recipe came about. I found some yummy looking onion rolls, bought them and literally did a search on…

Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Lime Slaw

Shrimp tacos. Fish tacos. Crab tacos. Any taco with a seafood filling is on the top of my list. I order them in restaurants often but have never actually made any at home. This was my first attempt and I was pleased with the results. This is a perfect summer meal. There are several steps…

Cheeseburger Ring

Refrigerated crescent rolls are like duct tape. They can hold together a tasty dish just as duct tape holds together anything that is in need of repair. Recipes using crescent rolls have increased exponentially over the last 5-10 years and I dare say the recipes have become more tasty along the way. Piggies in a…

Corner Cafe

I’ve been thinking about the best way to explain Corner Cafe. Any of the normal superlatives used for explaining food just won’t do. For those in the Midwest, it’s a combination of Lambert’s Cafe plus your favorite bakery. For those outside the area, it’s down-home, country cooking at it’s finest. And the bakery offerings have…

Trail Mix Granola Bars

Did you see the title of this recipe? Trail Mix…yes, please. Granola Bars…definitely (my favorite snack). What more could you want? This is a super, easy recipe to make and on the healthier side of snacks so it’s a win-win for your family. I recommend making more than you think you’ll need. They go fast!…

All-American Apple Pie

“Bye, bye Miss American Pie, drove my Chevy to the levee but the levee was dry.” Now you’re singing the song aren’t you? I do love this song and the significance of the lyrics is an interesting story you should research some time. But today, it came to mind when I was thinking of a…