Chocolate Toffee Cookies

Let’s ring in the New Year with chocolate! Forget dieting! Most chocolate cookies made with cocoa powder don’t have the rich chocolate flavor that this one does. Who knew you could make cookies with Wilton candy melts!Candy melts, the chocolate … Continue reading

Orange Strawberry Salad

Sometimes the simplest recipes taste the best. When planning menus every item can’t be difficult to make and take a lot of time. You can have Orange Strawberry Salad on your table in less than 10 minutes! The colors are … Continue reading

Butternut Squash Rolls

Perfect for any family or holiday meal, these dinner rolls are soft and tender. Their golden color comes from butternut squash. Don’t worry, no peeling or cooking squash in this recipe. The shortcut is baby food! Make sure you purchase … Continue reading

Firecrackers

These spicy crackers are a great appetizer for a party. They pair perfectly with adult beverages. Be careful, they are habit forming! Firecrackers 1 tablespoon Mexican hot chili powder2 tablespoons red chili flakes1/2 cup canola oil1 ounce envelope ranch salad … Continue reading

Summer Berry Custard Squares

These berry custard squares are the best summer dessert! The great thing about this recipe is you can have fresh summer flavor all year long when using frozen fruit. Kathi Baty, a dear friend of mine, took a family recipe … Continue reading

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna with Asian Dipping Sauce

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna with Asian Dipping Sauce 2 tuna steaks1/4 cup soy sauce1 tablespoon honey2 tablespoons sesame oil1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar (unseasoned)1/16 teaspoon ground ginger1/16 teaspoon garlic powder¼ cup black and white sesame seeds1 tablespoon canola oilGarnish: Sriracha … Continue reading

Escovitch Fish

I was in Jamaica a couple of weeks ago on a mission trip. (I’m not a very good missionary but that is a story for another time!)  I was helping my dear friend, Becky Smalley; get patients ready for eye … Continue reading

Spring Asparagus and Pea Risotto

Spring Asparagus and Pea Risotto 1 (32 ounce box) low sodium chicken broth1 cup water4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided1/2 cup Sweet onion, 1/4-inch dice2 garlic cloves, minced1 teaspoon kosher salt1 and 1/4 cups Arborio rice (Arborio rice gives the creaminess we … Continue reading

Lana’s Jalapeño Popper Dip

Jalapeno Popper Dip is a huge hit in West Tennessee. The recipe comes from my super talented friend, Lana Robison, who lives in Bartlett, Tennessee. Lana says it tastes like restaurant jalapeno poppers but you don’t have to stuff, bread … Continue reading