Gooey Chex Mix

My friend Heather made this for our Book Club meeting last month, and I think we’ve all made it at least once since then. It’s so good! And it’s a perfect treat to make with your kids for a movie…

French Dip

This is the best crockpot recipe I’ve got! We have church from 3-6pm right now, so I’m all about the crockpot… We come home from church and want to eat the walls of our house—it smells so good! French Dip1…

Yellow Curry Chicken

This is just a really easy one, good for nights when you need a fast dinner. My friend Tamara told me about the yummy yellow curry sauce from Trader Joe’s–she puts it in the crockpot with sweet potatoes. I needed…

Peanut Butter Cookies

I’ve had some requests for cookies–which I know have gained their popularity not by my efforts at all. Jeremy is the baking master in this house… So here are a couple of his famous ones! Peanut Butter Cookies (from BH&G)1/2…

Summer Veggie Bake

Here’s another idea for using those wonderful, colorful summertime vegetables…. This dish is great with grilled or broiled fish. I’m trying out a new Parmesan Salmon recipe next week and will post it if it’s good!Summer Veggie Bake2-3 large tomatoes,…

Grilled vegetables

OK, so Lisa H. asked me to post some good ideas for veggies on the grill. Perfect timing, because recently I went to Target’s outdoor section, and they had all their grill stuff on clearance. So I bought a little…

Magical Mint Kisses

We always put these on the Christmas plates we pass out to our friends during the holidays. They come with this stipulation: if you’re not eating them right out of the oven, stick them in the microwave for 10 seconds…

Meat Marinades

My sister’s friend Amber asked for some new marinating ideas. I know what you mean–they get pretty boring. I don’t have all the answers, but I have tried a few recipes that have worked for me. Here’s a little list:…

Tandoori Chicken

Here’s another unique recipe; it’s very good and very healthy! We like this chicken best when it’s grilled on the BBQ, but you can also broil it in the oven. Tandoori Chicken2-3 lbs chicken pieces1 ½ cups plain yogurt2 T…

Tortellini Salad

This one’s great for hot summer evenings–make it early, throw it in the fridge, and enjoy a chilled meal later on when you’re too hot to cook… Tortellini Pasta Salad20 oz. fresh cheese tortellini, cooked and drained¼ cup minced fresh…