Tastey Tuna Salad

tastey tuna salad

March is reading month; in case you didn’t know. Which means my son’s Kindergarten teacher asked me to come in and read to the class. I decided to bring in one of the books I used to read when I was working in an elementary school. Leonardo the Terrible Monster by Mo Williams. Fun book, [...]

Potato Corn Chowder

On a cold and snowy day there is nothing better than a warm bowl of this delicious soup. Unlike most of my recipes, this one takes a little bit of work or I would make it a little more often. I decided to take the time to make it today for a few reasons. One, [...]

Cabbage & Kale Soup

Soups On! I think this may be my new favorite soup recipe. It is satisfying and hearty; perfect for winter days. And since I don’t seem to ever make anything that requires a lot of work, well this recipe too is very easy and quick to make. Here are the details 1 Large Onion chopped [...]

Lime Cream Cheese Frosting

Lime Cream Cheese Frosting

Oh. My. Goodness. This is the most delightful frosting! Mike and I recently hosted a Teach a Friend to Brew Day at our house; the brewing part takes all day. Mike started at 10 AM and finished around 4PM. He made two beers, a Kolsch and an Orange Blossom Mead. And well having friends over [...]

Date Bars

Date Bars

I love this recipe. First, they are delicious. Second, you can make up a batch in a jiffy and they taste like you took all day. Third, did I mention how delicious they are. You can swap out the date filling for jam which makes them even speedier to make. Date Filling Chop and pit [...]

Holiday Biscotti

Holiday Biscotti Recipe

I got this recipe from my Aunt Mary Jo.  She made a batch of these last winter, and dropped them off to us.  We gobbled them up in a few days.  They weren’t too tricky to make, but I think my Aunt’s looked a lot nicer than mine.  Forming the loaf was the most difficult [...]

Sree’s Face Pack


In a business meeting a few weeks ago my friend Sree shared this special face pack recipe. I have yet to try it, but I know it will be awesome. The ingredients are simple and natural ones that are easy to find. You may already have some in your pantry. I think what I loved [...]

The Johanne – An Impressive Salad

The Johanne - An Impressive Salad

Look at that beauty! This salad certainly took quite some time to make, but it was definitely worth it. Once I had it put together I decided to name it after my mom, Johanne. My mom is an awesome lady and probably the only person I know that would invest this much time in making [...]

Stuffed Zucchini

stuffed zucchini

While we were away for the weekend, our garden was left unsupervised. We came home to two of the biggest zucchini’s I have ever seen. It worked out into my favor since we didn’t have anything to eat for dinner. Mike ran up to the corner farm stand and picked up a dozen ears of [...]

Mexican Beans and Rice


So I couldn’t come up with a more creative name. If you think of one please leave it in the comments. Plain Jane name or not, this dish sings to my taste buds. Extra bonus is was easy to make! So here is the method: Cook brown rice (or what ever rice you like). I [...]