Every year about this time I gather my favorite cookie cutters, rolling pins and sugar decorations. It’s been a tradition of mine to prepare pounds and pounds of buttery sugar cookie dough. My family loves it when I declare the main baking day for all the Christmas cookies and desserts.Continue Reading

Spiced Pecans? Pecan Health Facts According to I Love Pecans the health benefits from eating just 1 ounce of pecans provides 10% of the recommended Daily Value for fiber. Pecans contain over 19 vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A and E, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, B vitamins and zinc. Continue Reading

I love the bright taste of a kale salad, the crisp crunch then the slightly acidic bite, it’s so refreshing. This is a salad recipe I have been making for years, especially when my home garden is bursting with kale plants the deer have not eaten. I love the curly,Continue Reading

A bright, refreshing and healthy salad is exactly what you need to cool you down during these summer months. With grapefruit and pineapple being in season and the perfect citrus punch this salad will have your eyes and taste buds saying that you. I love the ease of buying aContinue Reading

Sweet, delicious and bursting with fresh summer flavors. These cast iron corn fritters are the perfect side dish to any of your grilled meals. Lets face it we have all seen images on social media of corn fritters, they look like thick pancakes with a bit of corn sprinkled in,Continue Reading

Making a delicious pan of fajitas at the campground is a staple meal. The seared chicken, onions and peppers with its flavorful char. Then fresh tortillas warmed over a smoky fire help keep all the ingredients warm. The balance of ingredients in this fajita mix are earthy from the groundContinue Reading

When I want a cool and refreshing salad during the hot Texas summer days, I make this delicious cucumber and tomato salad. I love the crunch when I bite into a cucumber its cooling and perfect for warm days. The light and tangy herb dressing for this recipe is myContinue Reading

This is a fantastic, vibrant, and delicious pesto sauce can be simply made at home. Whether you have bushes of basil growing in your garden or you purchased a few bunches at the farmer’s market, this sauce comes together in about 10 minutes. Easily made and stored for up toContinue Reading

I spent my summer mornings out of Old Phoenix Lake in Sonora, California, with my Uncle Dusty. Just as the sun was rising, we would quietly walk down the long path to the boathouse. We stepped softly on the boat ramp, so we didn’t scare the fish. Then we slippedContinue Reading

Delicious and juicy seared steak, meaty mushrooms and sweet onions, that is what this dish delivers every time! My family craves this recipe when we are camping, it’s quick to make which means I don’t have hangry campers asking when is dinner and you won’t either. Make It Easy, PrepContinue Reading