The Perfect Cheesecake

In my world of desserts, there is nothing I love more than baking and eating a cheesecake. I love cheesecake in any form and I could eat a scary amount of cheesecake. I have made several different cheesecakes from no-bake to fancy turtle cheesecakes. One of the things I love about it is how many … Continue reading The Perfect Cheesecake

Taco Ring

If I had to guess, I would say tacos are one of the most common meals for dinner. I know it is in my house because I love TACOS! I have made tacos every which way I can. I love that they are so easy and you can change the recipe up a little to … Continue reading Taco Ring

Tomato Avocado Corn Chicken Salad

One of the things I look forward to in the summer is making salads for dinner. I love how you can mix and match things and never eat the same salad twice. I think my favorite though is a tomato, avocado and corn salad. I usually add diced chicken thighs to mine so it is … Continue reading Tomato Avocado Corn Chicken Salad

Whipped Cream

It goes with most desserts and comes in many different forms. For years, I used cool whip and then, when I found out there was no dairy in it I began to use the redi whip in the can. I thought it was so much better. Then, a few weeks ago, I came home and … Continue reading Whipped Cream

Gooey Butter Cake

This is one of favorite desserts to make and eat. One of the reasons is because it is so versatile meaning you can change the base recipe to so many flavors. Just by changing the cake mix or the add ins, you can make this light and fluffy by making a lemon or blueberry version … Continue reading Gooey Butter Cake

The Easiest Lemon Curd Recipe

If you are like me and you like lemon anything, I highly recommend you try this recipe for lemon curd. It is definitely the start of something beautiful and so easy, I will never make lemon pie filling from a box again. This recipe has just the right amount of juice and zest to have … Continue reading The Easiest Lemon Curd Recipe

Crispy “Restaurant” Potatoes with frizzled onions

Because I love to cook and love looking at recipes, I subscribe to many more recipe outlets and blogs than I could ever keep up with. This morning, though, one thing caught my eye and it said "Trick to the crispiest potatoes with creamy, fluffy insides" and I thought, "Really, let me see what they … Continue reading Crispy “Restaurant” Potatoes with frizzled onions

Savory Oatmeal

When my boyfriend asked me if I'd ever had savory oatmeal, my nose turned up a little bit. He saw that but went on to give me this recipe. As I listened to the ingredients, my mind went from "um, no" to "hmmm. That might not be too bad." So, I tried it. I have … Continue reading Savory Oatmeal


My boyfriend and I have been eating the Whole 30 plan for the last 30 days and I promised him when we were finished, I would make Tiramisu. It's his favorite dessert. I have never made it before and when I looked for recipes, it seemsled like there were hundreds of variations. I used this … Continue reading Tiramisu

Make Your Own Spice Mixes

It might seem easy to spend .50 cents at the store to buy a package of taco seasoning or $1 for chili mix. However, if you look on the back and read the ingredients, there are preservatives that you can't pronounce. A few years ago when we tried Whole 30 the first time, I started … Continue reading Make Your Own Spice Mixes