Mom’s Creamy New York Fruit Salad

Equal parts sweet & savory, Mom’s Creamy New York Fruit Salad is a wonderful accompaniment to any meal. I’m excited to share a side dish from my Mom’s recipe box today – Creamy New York Fruit Salad.  Growing up in the Midwest, family gatherings and holiday meals always included a fruit or jello salad of […]

Fluffy Marshmallow Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

If you are in need of a quick dish for a special event or holiday meal, or just craving a special treat, let me introduce you to Fluffy Marshmallow Cream Cheese Fruit Dip. I promise you will become best friends very quickly.  The fact that you only need 2 ingredients and 5 minutes to whip […]

Cinnamon Pecan Granola

Homemade Cinnamon Pecan Granola is a staple in my home.  Granola is a wonderful way to bulk up your morning yogurt, to make granola parfaits and to munch on by the handful if you need a quick snack. Homemade granola comes without the added “mystery ingredients” of the store-bought versions and it tastes 1000 times […]

Persimmon Bars with Lemon Glaze

I wanted to share my Persimmon Bars with Lemon Glaze recipe with you before the Persimmon season is over.  My entire family loves these cake-like bars and it’s unusual for them to last for more than a day or two.  The persimmons, nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves combine for a wonderful Fall/Winter treat.  Trust me, you […]

Orange Salad

Today I am sharing a Family Favorite recipe – Orange Salad.  My sister-in-law (Hi Cheryl!) shared the Orange Salad recipe with me a long time ago and it’s made an appearance at all our holiday and special occasion meals since then.  It has a mousse-like texture and the taste is reminiscent of a Dreamsicle. I’m […]

Homemade Slow Cooker Dulce de Leche

Today’s recipe is so decadent, you will want to eat it straight from the jar (I may or may not have done this).  Seriously, you have to try Homemade Slow Cooker Dulce de Leche.  It’s so good, but so addicting, that I’m afraid you might hold it against me (please don’t!).  This caramelly (that’s a […]

Cherry Clafouti

Packed with juicy cherries & a hint of almond, Cherry Clafouti is one of the first dishes I make when cherry season rolls around.  It’s perfect as a light dessert, and leftovers make a fantastic breakfast treat. Remember the case of cherries I got through my co-op a couple of weeks ago?  After eating a […]