3-Ingredient Unfried Ice Cream

3-Ingredient Unfried Ice Cream

If you live anywhere near the Southwest, chances are you have been to a Mexican restaurant on your birthday and you can probably still hear that familiar birthday song they sing as they bring you a perfect scoop of fried ice cream.  Yum.  I love fried ice cream.  However, if it's not your birthday, a [...]

Rustic Peach Berry Cobbler

Rustic Peach Berry Cobbler

Peaches, nectarines, strawberries, and blueberries are sauteed with white wine and spices and then baked with a decadent cobbler My family is from the south, and we love our peach cobbler!  I ate it all the time growing up.  When I got married, my mom put together a book of old family recipes for me. [...]

Lemonade Four Ways (plus diet option!)

Lemonade Four Ways (plus diet option!)

Lemons and mixed berries create a tasty blend of sweet and sour in lemonade four ways Today, I'm sharing my recipe for four variations of homemade lemonade--plain, strawberry, blueberry, and mixed berry.  Homemade lemonade is so easy to mix up, and it tastes so much better than anything you can get from a store-bought mix. [...]

Taco Tuesday: Mexican Succotash

Taco Tuesday: Mexican Succotash

A Mexican twist on this classic dish spices things up to create a unique side dish for Taco Tuesday Succotash is a classic American dish made of corn and lima beans.  Today, we're taking this age-old dish south of the border, giving it a spicy kick and throwing in some bright bell peppers and cilantro. [...]

Mediterranean Garbanzo Bean Salad

Mediterranean Garbanzo Bean Salad

Garbanzo beans, black beans, corn, and veggies create a colorful summer mix I made this Mediterranean Garbanzo Bean Salad for a 4th of July potluck.  It is another good option if you are looking for a cold side to go with barbeque. Start with a large mixing bowl and two cans of garbanzo beans, one [...]

Prosciutto and Arugula Orzo Salad

Prosciutto and Arugula Orzo Salad

Prosciutto, arugula, fresh mozzarella pearls, and a blend of spices create a simple yet elegant pasta salad This chilled orzo salad will not disappoint on a hot summer's day.  It would be a perfect dish to take to a Fourth of July barbeque.  This salad is so simple and quick to put together which means [...]