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Pumpkin Spice Teacakes packaged up, ready to go to the grandbabies!

MiMi's Pumpkin Spice Teacakes

This is my beloved tried and true tea cake recipe with an updated seasonal twist! ...

This is a delicious dessert to put together when company comes calling!

Cannoli Dip

This is a go to recipe for me when I want something quick, easy, and ...

Jiffy Apple Cobbler plated with a scoop of ice cream on the side.

Jiffy Apple Cobbler

I created this recipe to use our homegrown frozen apples, but fresh apples could also ...

Chicken or Turkey Enchiladas ready to serve.

Chicken or Turkey Enchiladas

This recipe is great for leftover holiday turkey! The recipe originated in a 1989 edition ...

Caramel Apple Cookies ready to eat.

Caramel Apple Cookies

I was bored today and started playing around in the kitchen. This is what I ...

Savory kalua style beef shredded over a Mediteranean inspired dish of rice and lentils.

Aunt Squishy's Kalua Fusion

This recipe is a unique reimagining of Kalua Pork combined with an equally unique reimagining ...

Inside of the Cornish Pasties.

Cornish Pasties

This is a good old fashion pasty that brings back fond memories of family holidays ...

A platter of Hocus Pocus Buns.

Hocus Pocus Buns

Watch these hocus pocus buns disappear after you make them!

Ribs sliced to serve.

Crock Pot Baby Back Ribs

Oh my gosh, these ribs are moist and delicious! I'm not gonna be bossy and tell ...

A platter of Crock Pot Citrus Chicken served over cabbage and rice.

Crock Pot Citrus Chicken

I was brainstorming what to do with a bag of lemons at the bottom of ...

A bowl of Cream of Chicken and Wild Rice Soup.

Cream of Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Simple and so good. I get asked to make this soup all the time.

Glorious Baked Cheese Cauliflower on a plate.

Glorious Baked Cheese Cauliflower

My hubby doesn't care for cauliflower, so I get to make a small casserole dish ...

Macaroni Salad

This Summer's Favorite Macaroni Salad

Dressing is similar to Amish-style macaroni salad.

This one-pot Puerto Rican recipe called Arroz con Pollo is so delicious!


With a delightful combination of ingredients, this colorful and tasty one-pot dish is a great ...

So Yummy

Bottoms Up Essentials: Classic Whiskey Sour

This is one of my favorite recipes for a classic whiskey sour. It comes from ...

A platter of Fried Sweet Potato Tidbits.

Fried Sweet Potato Tidbits

I looked and looked for a recipe for fried sweet potatoes. I was unhappy with ...

A platter of Almond Peanut Butter Balls.

Almond Peanut Butter Balls

I took my peanut butter ball recipe and added my own touches. They are really ...

A stack of Chocolate Peanut Butter Pecan Pie Cheesecake Bars.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pecan Pie Cheesecake Bars

This happened when I couldn't decide what to bake for my husband's birthday. I made ...

A stack of Apple Pancakes.

Apple Pancakes

I make these pancakes very often. They are really good with whipped cream. I got ...

A tasty and colorful Beet Hummus served with crudites, naan bread and pita crisps.

Beet Hummus

A nice change from ordinary ones, this colorful hummus is so tasty! Grab a couple ...

Grandma's Chicken Pot Pie baked to a golden brown.

Grandma's Chicken Pot Pie

My grandma didn't cook fancy dishes, but every one of them was filling, made with ...

My Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes in a cast iron skillet.

My Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes

My mom always made sweet potatoes using this recipe. They're delicious! Try not to think ...

Chicken Parm, plated.

Shortcut Chicken Parmesan

This recipe is so quick and easy, but also so very delicious. It's always been ...

Pumpkin Scones with a cup of tea.

Pumpkin Scones

A bit of a different take on your plain old scone... pumpkin scones with a ...