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Chicken and Veggie Soup

For the first time in about 20 years, I didn’t make chili on Halloween this year. I am not really sure why…perhaps because it was a bit warmer than usual, or because we had it  not all that long ago…I…

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Easy Wooden Table Runner

Hi All! So….. while my pumpkin bread is in the oven for my husband to take to his Mom, I thought I would share this cool idea for a table runner today! I saw this idea on Monday night’s perusal…

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Hey All!

Hi Everyone! So sorry it has been soooooooo long! We started a major kitchen remodel which led to an entire house remodel…It is nearly done and I am finally finding myself in the kitchen again. It was a long summer…

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Pumpkin Banana Bread

Ooops. I did it again. I bought too many bananas! Why do I keep doing that??? Jeezowhiz! I didn’t want to make banana bread…AGAIN! I fully intended on making Pumpkin Bread this week! So…what is a girl to do, but…

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Pumpkin Pie Bars

It is that crazy time of year again when people can’t get enough pumpkin! I know I am one of those people…and so are many of my friends! I like to try to make different pumpkin recipes this time of…

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Okay…so YES! I am guilty of yet another pumpkin recipe!  We had family for dinner last week. I was making a fruit dessert but Danny’s girlfriend isn’t a huge fan of fruit desserts…so I wanted to make her a little…

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Persimmon Spice Cookies

It was quite a week at our house last week. The folks at my husband’s office were harvesting the fruits in their yards and were being incredibly generous…meyer lemons, clover blossom honey, persimmons and a chayote. Now I’ll give you…

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Brussels, Butternut and Bacon (B,B, and B)

I was going to make some kind of brussels sprouts today. I remembered I had them and thought I’d make another simple variation of plain ol’ brussels sprouts. When I looked inside the ‘frig, I realized that I had some…

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Acorn Squash with Cranberries and Pecans

We really love squash here. The summer squash is always so good…zucchini grilled,  fried up, or in soup. The crookneck squash  is so good sauted with fresh basil and a bit of butter …delicious. Then the winter squash rolIs in,…

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Chicken UN-Tortilla Soup

We have eaten my version of  “Cinncinnatti Chili” for Halloween night for about 20 years. But, because I made chili just a few weeks ago, I just didn’t feel like making it again! My boys weren’t here to enjoy it…

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