Aromatic and Tangy Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

A restaurant that my friends like to visit, makes the most delicious cilantro lime vinaigrette. It’s rich and silky, and reminds me a little of a pesto sauce. So I thought I’d give it a try and attempt to create a similar yummy dressing.  Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette Recipe I love the beautiful green color of the… [Read More]

Entertaining with Edible flowers

Using edible flowers when entertaining adds color and interest to your presentation, and I think it also adds an extra “something” that you don’t see every day. The taste of most flowers is very mild, but their beauty makes everything extra special. this post contains affiliate links for your convenience.  Click here to read my full disclosure policy Safety… [Read More]

Easy to Make Favorite Cheesy Hashbrown Potato Casserole

This super easy cheesy hashbrown potato casserole was requested by my daughter for Easter dinner. It’s one of those quick ones that you’ve probably seen in a church, school or local town cookbook. You may even have your own recipe for this one. However, if for some reason you haven’t tasted, or made a cheesy potato… [Read More]

How to Make Flour Tortillas from Scratch

It’s Cinco De Mayo, and many are celebrating with delicious flavors from Mexico. My family is a huge fan of this cuisine, and recently while my daughter was visiting, she showed me how to make flour tortillas from scratch. Yes, it is so much more convenient to buy them at the grocery store. However, when you’re… [Read More]

Amazing Berry Cheesecake Surprisingly Made With No Added Sugar

This berry cheesecake recipe was created by my daughter and myself for our Easter dinner dessert. My brother-in-law is a diabetic, and we are always striving, often failing, for healthier options in our diet. Although, there is a fair amount of fat content in this dish, the only sugar, is the natural sugar from the berries,… [Read More]

Comfort Food: Quick One Pan Baked Chicken and Veggies

This one pan baked chicken and veggies recipe comes from an old college friend, thirty years ago. I was living with two other girls in a first floor apartment, and three of our guy friends lived directly above us. One of the guys made dinner for us. It was one of those great comfort food… [Read More]

Happy Hour Sweet and Spicy Blood Orange Margarita Cocktail

Last year while on vacation I had a delicious and unusual cocktail. It was a margarita, but it had a few different juices including hibiscus flower, which made it a pretty pink color. However, the most interesting part was the salt. It was very spicy. I believe it may even have been habanero pepper salt but I’m… [Read More]