Pumpkin Doughnut Muffins

Pumpkin Doughnut Muf...

You’d never know from the sun shining on these muffins that we just received a foot of snow. I love it! We haven’t had this much know in Kansas City in 10 years so for this snow-belt-in-northeast-Ohio-bred-gal, this is just fine!! What could be better for Saturday brunch...
Blueberry Quinoa Breakfast Cereal

Blueberry Quinoa Bre...

Blueberry Quinoa Breakfast Cereal I have always enjoyed oatmeal for breakfast so when I saw a recipe for breakfast cereal made with quinoa, I thought I’d give it a try. It was fantastic!! Quinoa is a whole grain that cooks quickly and has several advantages over oatmeal. It...
Cinnamon Sugar Bread Sticks

Cinnamon Sugar Bread...

Cinnamon Sugar Bread Sticks I have a good friend who found out just before Christmas that she is allergic to all dairy products, corn, yeast, and eggs among several other yummy things like chocolate!! She came for a visit and I wanted to fix her food that tasted good and that wouldn’t...
Super Bowl Recipe Round-Up & Sugar N’ Spiced Pecans

Super Bowl Recipe Ro...

Sugar N' Spiced Pecans With the Super Bowl coming up in a few days, I thought I should post a recipe for munching on during the game (or in my case the commercials). You can really use any nut that you like or 4 cups of mixed nuts if you’re not a fan of pecans. If you’re...
Creamy Pumpkin Dip

Creamy Pumpkin Dip...

Creamy Pumpkin Dip This recipe was another one I made for the pumpkin extravaganza when I had some folks from church over the other night. This one is soooooooo easy because you simply buy a tin of those really thin ginger snaps at World Market, make this dip, and you’re good...
Peanut Butter Apple Crisp

Peanut Butter Apple ...

Peanut Butter Apple Crisp We had the pleasure of going apple picking with our three grandsons on a perfect fall day! What fun!!! We got to ride on a hay wagon pulled by a John Deere, which all three of my them just loved. We picked golden delicious and Rome apples using those interesting...
Apple-Blueberry Pie

Apple-Blueberry Pie...

In keeping with the abundance of blueberries this time of year and the fact that I had apples I needed to use up, I came up with this pie. It turned out to be a fabulous combination! One of the guests to whom it was served exclaimed, “Wow, this is the best pie I’ve ever...
Peachy Almond Oatmeal

Peachy Almond Oatmea...

Peachy Almond Oatmeal This recipe is adapted from one that my dear friend, Barbara, shared with me. This is now one of my favorite breakfasts to make when we have house guests. It’s easy to make, nutritious, and if there are any leftovers it reheats well in the microwave. This...
Blueberry Streusel Coffeecake

Blueberry Streusel C...

Blueberry Streusel Coffeecake A week ago I volunteered to make some coffeecakes for a meeting we were having at church on Saturday morning. Just about everyone likes blueberries so I thought I’d try one using frozen blueberries. They worked just fine but be sure they are thawed...
Jan Hagels

Jan Hagels...

Jan Hagels ready to eat! These are a lovely Christmas cookie that comes to us by way of the Netherlands. They are a wonderful buttery blend of goodness with just a hint of cinnamon. There’s a surprise bit of crunch from the whipped egg whites that hold the chopped walnuts in...