Whole Grain Dijon Mustard Roasted Potatoes

These roasted potatoes are full of flavor that will compliment any entrée. Whole Grain Dijon Mustard Roasted Potatoes 6 Yukon gold potatoes 1 yellow onion 3 tablespoons whole grain Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons olive oil Leaves from eight (6-inch) stems … Continue reading

Black Bear Crumble Bars

When Doc and I travel we stop at roadside produce markets to buy fresh fruit, vegetables and preserves they sell. One of the preserves we buy is called black bear preserves. It is a mixture of berries that black bears love. … Continue reading

Turkey Submarine Sandwich with Red Pepper Pesto

Just in time for picnics, camping, boating, or hiking these sandwiches are sure to please. Using roasted turkey instead of deli meat takes these sandwiches up a notch! Turkey Submarine Sandwich with Red Pepper Pesto Turkey 1 (3-4 pound) bone … Continue reading

Chicken Tortilla Soup

There are many versions of chicken tortilla soup. Most of the ones we eat in the United States are Americanized. This soup is authentic and tastes like the soup we enjoyed in Mexico. The broth is red, clear and full … Continue reading

Quick Pickles

In the summer when cucumbers are bountiful try this recipe for quick pickles. I used English cucumbers because they don’t have as many seeds as other cucumber varieties but feel free to use whatever type of cucumber you like. These … Continue reading

Bacon Cheddar Burgers

Sometimes Doc and I will cook a pound of bacon on the weekends and make these juicy Bacon Cheddar Burgers. We refrigerate any leftover bacon and use it later for bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches. Bacon Cheddar Burgers– makes 4 … Continue reading

Rosemary Potatoes and Onions

Doc and I enjoy roasted Rosemary Potatoes and Onions at least once a week for dinner. Once you cut up the potatoes and onions and add the olive oil and rosemary; the dish roasts in the oven. If you haven’t … Continue reading

Rhubarb Strawberry Upside Down Cake

This is a gorgeous cake! It makes just enough to eat after dinner. The strawberries and rhubarb have just the right amount of sweetness and sauce. The cake is the perfect thickness to get equal amounts of topping and cake … Continue reading

Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches with Marinated Coleslaw

I’m always on the lookout for a new recipe for all you working moms whose kids are busy with after school activities and sports. Sometimes after a busy day, it is easier to eat at home than go out to … Continue reading

Spring Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

It is my favorite time of year when strawberries are in season. In East Tenessee our locally grown favorite, Scott’s strawberries, are now available. This salad is just bursting with flavor. Spring Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette– Makes 4 salads … Continue reading