Hot Chocolate Brownies

I love hot chocolate and keep a huge canister of hot chocolate mix in my pantry.   When I buy in bulk, I think of creative ways to use all of what I buy.  These brownies are chewy and have an…

Oven Fried Chicken

Preheat the oven to 425 F Combine the flour and seasonings in a paper bag or plastic food storage bag. Add chicken pieces a few at a time; shake gently to coat. Put butter in a shallow baking pan; place…

Doughnut Pancakes

  Ingredients: 1 Cup Pancake Mix 1 Cup White Cake Mix 1 1/2 Cup Milk A Large Ziplock Bag or Piping bag with a large tip The Glaze: 1 Cup Powdered Sugar A few drizzles of Milk..until it’s thick and…

Creamy Chicken & Rice Bake

Quick, easy and oh so delish!  When my girls were younger and I needed to put a hot and hearty meal on the table fast, this dish always delivered.  It’s still one of their favorites today!   Ingredients: 1 can…

Habanero Honey Sauce

I keep plenty of this yummy, spicy sauce on hand after I harvest my habanero peppers for the year!  This sauce is one of my go to sauces when I want something sweet and spicy.  It can be used as…

Baked Parmesan Kale Chips

Oh kale yeah!   I love kale and munching on these healthy and delicious chips satisfies.  Quick and easy to make, there’s no excuse to reach for those other things!   Ingredients: 1 bunch kale, cleaned, torn into small pieces 2…

Lemon Drop Martini

Remember the Lemonhead hard lemon candy? This cocktail is the adult equivalent of that childhood favorite. It combines citrus, orange liqueur and vodka for the perfect blend of tart and sweet.  One of my all time favorite cocktails.   INGREDIENTS:…

Perfect Pesto

My garden been good to me this year!  Basil galore, so I made my quick and easy pesto!  So aromatic and full of flavor Enjoy it tossed in pasta, spoon over chicken, or spread it on a Sammie!  So versatile…

Dragon Punch

In honor of National Punch Day, I created Dragon Punch.  This cocktail packs a “punch” with a little spice and a whole lotta adult beverage. Made with Dragon Peppers from my garden, Mango Juice and Hard Ginger Ale, this drink is…