Creamy Cole Slaw
Pizza Burger
Watermelon Sorbet
Fried Squash
Apple Barbecue Grilled Chicken

Apple Barbecue Grilled Chicken

The end of summer means back to school, cooler nights (and hopefully cooler days), and transitioning to fall foods. To celebrate the unofficial end of summer I grilled chicken and topped it with a chunky apple barbecue sauce to welcome fall. Inspired by a dish that a chain restaurant used to serve in the fall […]

Taggert's mini bitner

Taggarts Ice Cream Parlor

I am not sure when we first discovered Taggerts. I do know that it was many years ago and it was not there original location, but at a store in North Canton that no longer exists. I also know that my dad loved their ice cream and I loved their lemon Pepsi…maybe it was Coke […]

caramel icing on banana cake

Caramel Icing

My daughter was having a difficult time deciding what kind of cake she wanted for her birthday, so I suggested that she decide what type of icing or frosting she wanted first then we could figure out a cake that went with it. So, I started naming over all the frosting and icing types I […]

banana cake

Grandma’s Banana Cake

In my mom’s recipe box, I found a recipe in my paternal grandmother’s handwriting for banana cake. I can’t say I remember either my mom or my grandmother making a banana cake, but I decided I wanted to give it a try. My daughter wanted caramel icing for her birthday, so I suggested we try […]

shrimp salad

Simple Shrimp Salad

Inspired by lobster rolls, I decided to make a shrimp version. It did not take me long to decide not to try and make my own New England-style hot dog buns to put the shrimp mixture in, so my shrimp roll quickly became a shrimp salad. Although a traditional lobster roll has only mayonnaise, I […]