Coconut Macaroons
Stuffin' Muffin
Fudgy No Bake Cookies
City Chicken

Creamy French Dressing

I am just going to say it:  Homemade salad dressing is so much better than the bottled stuff that I would make it even if it did cost more…and sometimes it does when there is a sale and coupons that make the bottled stuff almost free. When you make it yourself, you have more control […]

Easy Dipped Pretzel Rods

When I was in college, my service fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega, chapter decided to raise money for a project…or maybe it was an event, but I digress… by selling chocolate covered pretzels.  We purchased large, sourdough hard pretzels, chocolate chips, shortening, and paraffin wax. We met at one of the members apartments to make them. […]

Black Bean Patties

Thankfully, my family really like beans.   They are a great source of soluble fiber, protein, folate, magnesium, and other minerals. They also have no cholesterol and are low in fat. While I really like and appreciate all of the great nutritional facts about beans, I really love that they are very inexpensive and can […]

Pineapple Fruit and Nut Cookies

My great-aunt Libby had a few foods that she was known for and did exceptionally well.  This is one of those foods…Pineapple Fruit and Nut cookies.   My mom made them every year after she was given the recipe by Aunt Libby.  They were some of the many cookies and other sweet treats that my mom […]

Orange Slice Cake

When I found the hand-written recipe for Orange Slice Cake in my mom’s recipe box, I briefly thought it was for the orange cake that our neighbor, Gussie, frequently made and shared with us.  It was her favorite.  The thing is…no one in my family really liked orange cake. However, I knew not really enjoying it would never […]