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A platter of Yo-Yo Cookies Reshaped for Halloween.

Yo-Yo Cookies Reshaped for Halloween

This tried and true recipe for jam-filled Yo-Yo Cookies has been loved in my family ...

Two bowls of D'Chickin Tortilla Soup.

D'Chickin Tortilla Soup

Every Tuesday night is taco night at my house. I was tired of tacos, so ...

A platter of Chicken Bacon Ranch Bruschetta.

Chicken Bacon Ranch Bruschetta

This is so so yummy. I just love bruschetta, and this is a nice variation ...

A platter of Cheddar Burger Appetizers.

Cheddar Burger Appetizers

I love to eat bite-sized food and often make what I call "snack-attizers" with a ...

Walnut and Grape Chicken Salad Supreme on a croissant.

Walnut and Grape Chicken Salad Supreme

My son and roommates love this recipe, especially on a croissant.

Two slices of Mamaw's No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake.

Mamaw's No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake

When I was a little girl, Grandma, whom we called Mamaw, brought this cheesecake to ...

Parmesan Lime Tilapia Filets on a plate with green beans and potatoes.

Parmesan-Lime Tilapia Filets

I was at that 'desperate' stage... end of the paycheck, not much on hand, and ...

Candied Nuts and Brie Dip with apples, bread, and crackers.

Candied Nuts and Brie Dip

I love this recipe. I always serve with apples and bread so I can switch ...

A platter of Smoky Stuffed Mushrooms.

Smoky Stuffed Mushrooms

I love mushrooms any way I can get them. I made this recipe up one ...

A slice of Meatball Lasagna on a plate.

Meatball Lasagna

Everyone here has a lasagna recipe, and I can tell you just by looking at ...

White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake ready to be sliced.

White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake

Sinfully delicious!! My husband's favorite things are white chocolate, peppermint, and cheesecake. So... why not ...

A row of Zucchini Cookies.

Zucchini Cookies

Years ago, I came up with this when I had a bumper crop of zucchini. ...

EZ Grilled Strawberry Cheesecake Dessert.

EZ Grilled Strawberry Cheesecake Dessert

Needed a quick dessert to serve to friends who dropped by during a cookout, so ...

Loaded Potato Salad sprinkled with paprika.

Loaded Potato Salad

I love potato salad. My ex-husband used to make the best. I couldn't copy his, ...

Sliced Honey Oatmeal Bread with butter and honey.

Honey Oatmeal Bread

I've been making all of my bread for a couple of years now, and this ...

Grilled Pork Medallions With Lemon and Rosemary.

Grilled Pork Medallions With Lemon and Rosemary

I am notorious for over-cooking my pork loins and also didn't want to turn on ...

Cupa, Cupa, Cupa Cobbler with fresh peaches.

Cupa, Cupa, Cupa Cobbler

One of my favorite movies is "Steel Magnolias." In the movie, Truvy talked about her ...

Fruit Salad in cups with spoons.

Fruit Salad

Great summer fruit salad that's very refreshing.

Baked Banana Coffee Muffins.

Banana Coffee Muffins "Breakfast Perfection"

Perfect breakfast food filled with coffee. A great way to start the day.

Slices of Raspberry Sour Cream Bread.

Raspberry Sour Cream Bread

This raspberry sour cream bread makes a pretty gift.

Stack of Old-Fashioned Graham Cracker Cookies.

Old-Fashioned Graham Cracker Cookies

These, my mom, made for me and my brother when we were kids. She always ...

Italian Pasta Salad ready to be served.

Italian Pasta Salad

I just love this recipe. A hit at BBQ's on a hot summer day.

Slices of Chicken Spaghetti Casserole on a plate.

Chicken Spaghetti Casserole

This is a great recipe for feeding a lot of folks, or for feeding a ...

Leftover Mashed Potato Cornbread on a plate drizzled with honey.

Leftover Mashed Potato Cornbread

I made this last night out of leftover mashed potatoes, it turned out to be ...