My hope is to inspire you to be fearless in the kitchen, to try new things, to take the time to make things the homemade way and most importantly, to have fun doing it!

Barbecued Chicken Cooking View
Barbecued Chicken

Anyone who knew my dad well knew one of his happiest places in the world was in our backyard manning the grill.  Usually he made steaks, ribs (his specialty), or … Read More

Refrigerator Dill Pickles Cooking View
Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Can we talk for a moment about the greatness of pickles?  Specifically dill pickles.  I know there are people who love almost anything pickled but for me, only dill pickles … Read More

Blueberry Pancake Cupcakes Cooking View
Blueberry Pancake Cupcakes

It had been a while since I experimented with new cupcake flavors.  Over the past few months I’ve made treats for various friends’ birthdays, weddings, and other events, but for … Read More

Ginger Garlic Salmon with Cabbage Salad Cooking View
Ginger Garlic Salmon with Cabbage Salad

My, oh my, I have a lot of fab recipes to share with you right now, but this one got pushed straight to the front of the line.  You just … Read More

Tropical Sorbet Terrine Cooking View
Tropical Sorbet Terrine

Okay, so this isn’t technically ice cream, but sorbet is a close enough relative that I think it still deserves some attention during ice cream month.  It’s nice to have … Read More

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