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Garlic and Herb Crusted Lamb Chops

Garlic and Herb Crusted Lamb Chops

DELICIOUS!I really don\'t care for lamb but my husband loves it so I thought I would give this recipe a try.  Boy, was I surprised as we both loved these chops!  Perfectly cooked (3-4 minutes per side), pink in the center, so flavorful and no...
Category recipes2017-08-15 16:14:57
Italian stuffed Zucchini Boats

Italian stuffed Zucchini Boats

My daughter, Megan, told me the other day about this delicious recipe from pinterest, Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats.  The next day I looked it up and the recipe came from the blog Valerie\'s Kitchen.  I happened to have met Valerie years ago...
Category recipes2017-08-11 16:13:14
EASY Crock Pot Chicken Taco Meat

EASY Crock Pot Chicken Taco Meat

It doesn\'t get any easier using a crock pot and only 3 ingredient to make this chicken taco recipe.  We love Mexican food and this chicken is great for tacos, nachos and even on a salad.2 lbs chicken breasts (if frozen, make sure they are...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Italian Turkey Meatloaf

Italian Turkey Meatloaf

This meatloaf isn\'t a typical meatloaf but it has become my favorite.  Made with turkey meat, stuffed with cheese, basil and marinara sauce.  It\'s loaded with flavor.  I like to serve with roasted vegetables (zucchini, red pepper, onion...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Farm To Feast Dinner - Taliesin

Farm To Feast Dinner - Taliesin

I just love this time of year in Wisconsin!  So many fun things going on all summer long.  Like yesterday, we went to a Farm to Feast Dinner at the Frank Lloyd Wright\'s Taliesin.  Taliesin is an 800 acre estate located in Spring Green.  The...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Pot Roast with Onion Gravy

Pot Roast with Onion Gravy

Growing up, every Sunday after church we would come home to the house smelling like pot roast.    I don\'t make roast very often but it\'s one of my favorite comfort meals.  Woke to a snowy morning and a day like today with the snow still...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken

My husband and I love to go to a local Indian restaurant.  One of our favorite dishes is butter chicken. It\'s a dish of chicken in a mild creamy spiced curry sauce.  I never dreamed I could make it as good at home but when I came across this...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:08
Broccoli Salad with Bacon, Cranberries and Sunflower Seeds

Broccoli Salad with Bacon, Cranberries and Sunflower Seeds

I have been making this salad for years and it\'s my go to salad to bring to cookouts.  Everyone lovesit and if by chance there is any leftover, it\'s good the next day.  There are a lot of different recipes out there for this salad and...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Tuna Stuffed Avocado

Tuna Stuffed Avocado

I\'m getting a lot of inspiration from FaceBook lately as all these food pictures and videos are popping up.  This recipe comes from The Stay At Home Chef.I got all excited when I realized I had every ingredient to make this for lunch today.  It...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Chicken Scaloppini For Two

Chicken Scaloppini For Two

I\'m starting a new section on my blog called Cooking For Two.  Nothing new for a lot of you but it is for me.  I always make too much and I\'m not a fan of leftovers.  When I can, I freeze my leftovers for my son, Michael to take home....
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Ranch Dressing

Ranch Dressing

For lunch, I make a salad for my husband and I at least 4 days a week.  Eating salad each day, for us, is more about getting our nutrients and fiber from raw veggies than about being a diet food.  Our salads differs each day depending what\'s in...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Seared Scallops with Warm Corn Salad

Seared Scallops with Warm Corn Salad

This is another one of Chrissy Teigen\'s yummy recipes from her Cookbook,
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:08
Favorite Potato Salad

Favorite Potato Salad

It has been awhile since I posted a new recipe.  This recipe for potato salad isn\'t new but an all time favorite.  I\'ve been making it for years and I\'m surprised I\'ve never posted it.  Today we are having a cookout and this potato...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
I LOVE CHOCOLATE!

I LOVE CHOCOLATE!

Gail Ambrosius ChocolatierMargaret, Jenni, Dawn and GailMy friend Margaret invited myself and our friend Jenny to go to Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier for a tasting. Margaret had to choose gift boxes for her husband\'s company holiday party to give to...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Door County Weekend

Door County Weekend

My husband, Kevin and I spent the 4th of July weekend in Door County.  We\'ve gone several times over the years and each time we see and do something new.  This time, we went on a kayak tour, stayed in a new B&B, watched the fireworks on a...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Chocolate Dipped Clementines

Chocolate Dipped Clementines

It\'s that time of year when clementines are in season.  I love these little cuties just as they are but they make a perfect snack or a quick dessert.  I use a container of Baker\'s Dipping *Dark Chocolate.  This container works great with...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Favorite Summer Cocktails - Blackberry and Meyer Lemon Gin and Tonics and Mojito

Favorite Summer Cocktails - Blackberry and Meyer Lemon Gin and Tonics and Mojito

I love growing a few herbs out on the back deck.  Mint is one of my favorites as it\'s a base of two of our favorite summer cocktails.Blackberry and Meyer Lemon Gin and Tonics - I came across this cocktail recipe on the food blog, Spoon Fork...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:08
Blueberry Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal

Blueberry Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal

This was my first attempt at making baked oatmeal and if I had known how good this was I would of been making it all winter long!  I don\'t usually eat oatmeal once the spring weather appears but this oatmeal will continue to make an appearance....
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
How I pick the perfect ripe avocado

How I pick the perfect ripe avocado

I like to buy unripe green avocados and let them ripen at home before the\'ve been handled, squeezed and bruised by shoppers but, there are those times I need an avocado right away.  Here is how I find a perfect ripened avocado every time....
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Ahi Poke Napoleon

Ahi Poke Napoleon

What is Ahi Poke"  It\'s a raw (sushi grade) tuna salad served as an appetizer.   I ordered this appetizer at Tommy Bahama Restaurant in Florida, it was so good!  I wanted to try and make it at home and was so excited to find the recipe on...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Spicy Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

Spicy Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

This Asian Chicken Noodle Soup reminds me a little of Pho.  We love Pho! Our favorite place to get Pho in Madison is Siagon Noodles.  If you don\'t know, Pho is a Vietnamese noodle soup consisting of broth, rice noodles a few herbs, and either...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Fresh Orange Margarita

Fresh Orange Margarita

I love a good margarita and making it with fresh squeezed juice is the way to go.  I make this batch for Kevin and I but if making for more I\'ll double or triple.  It\'s nice to make these ahead and squeeze all the juice that way the mess is...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Crispy Fried Goat Cheese Salad

Crispy Fried Goat Cheese Salad

  A few weeks ago I went to the Schoolhouse Cafe in Paoli, Wisconsin with a couple friends for lunch.  Paoli is a tiny little town with a few shops and this wonderful cafe.  The schoolhouse was built in 1854 and became a cafe in 2008....
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Hasselback Chicken

Hasselback Chicken

My Aunt Mary reminded me this weekend that I haven\'t blogged in a long time.  Thanks Aunt Mary, it\'s nice knowing someone is following my blog!  It\'s not that I\'ve stopped trying new recipes and I admit I don\'t cook as much as I...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
Classic Wedge Salad

Classic Wedge Salad

I love a classic wedge salad and often order it at a restaurant but never think to make it at home until today.  It tasted so good!  I don\'t use iceberg lettuce in most salads but it\'s a must for this classic.  So when making this salad use...
Category recipes2017-08-03 03:14:09
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