Category Recipe Box

Dinner on a Cutting Board

  par-boiled potatoes, pan fried on one side to crisp them up sour cream steamed broccoli, a squeeze of lemon pork loin seasoned with homemade herb and garlic salt, pan seared with butter and olive oil and finished in the…

Homemade Mini Cheesecakes

Several years ago I bought a mini cheesecake from Williams Sonoma and I’ve used it a number of times over the years. It came with a recipe on the back which has never failed me. Making a basic cheesecake, I…

Oatmeal Maple Scones Revisited

I first made these delicious Oatmeal Maple Scones a few years ago. They are wonderful  as a snack, a brunch addition or a breakfast treat! Be sure that you do not over bake these! Enjoy!

Simple Flaky Biscuits

Photo Credit: Brewbooks So many meals are made better with biscuits but after making the meal, you want a simple, guaranteed recipe that will be a hit with everyone without too much fuss. These could easily replace your staple box…

Roasted Onion and Butternut Squash Soup

I made the most delicious soup the other day, it was so good; a lovely roasted onion soup with a hint of sweetness. The butternut squash really added a beautiful texture. two medium butternut squash, peeled and cut two medium…

Overnight Oatmeal

I saw this recipe for overnight oatmeal on Facebook  today. Actually, it was the beautiful picture that enticed me really. Now unfortunately I eat neither oatmeal nor yogurt, however the rest of my family does so I made it for…

Peach Preserves

  We purchased over a bushel of peaches last week for a super duper price. With my little helpers, we used a simple peach freezer jam recipe and made some wonderful fruity goodness. We’ve been eating it on toast, cheese…

Making Hand Pies

So we have a cherry tree in the back yard. Add those cherries to the cherries that the children picked at the neighbors house the other day and we have a lot of cherries. My husband found this recipe for…