Best Roasted Broccoli with Lemon & Garlic

My niece raved about cooking broccoli this way, so we had to try it with some fresh broccoli from our garden. Here’s the recipe: https://veggiesociety.com/wprm_print/1328 First we cleaned the broccoli and cut it into small pieces. We put the broccoli in a large zipper bag. Into the bag, we put sea salt, garlic powder, olive…… Continue reading Best Roasted Broccoli with Lemon & Garlic

Magnolia Table’s Dulce De Leche Apple Pie

What better way to spend an afternoon together than baking in the kitchen?!?! Not only did Carrie and I make a recipe we’ve been wanting to make, but we got to do it together, in the same kitchen!!! Yahoooooo!!! Carrie started out by making the pie crust recipe from the cookbook. She mixed flour and…… Continue reading Magnolia Table’s Dulce De Leche Apple Pie

Baked Asparagus Fries

For a long time you’ve read about me cooking with my niece who lives out east. Well, I had the wonderful treat to have her cook right next to me in my kitchen! She was home and what better thing to do than cook together! I found the recipe on this blog: https://damndelicious.net/2014/05/09/baked-asparagus-fries/print/ First, we…… Continue reading Baked Asparagus Fries

Magnolia Table’s Lemon & Lavender Icebox Cookies

Both Carrie and I have been intrigued by using lavender in baked goods. This recipe was in the first volume of Magnolia Table. Neither of us had lavender on hand, but thanks to Amazon, we are both in possession of the lovely ingredient. You start the recipe by putting the flour, powdered sugar, cornstarch, lemon…… Continue reading Magnolia Table’s Lemon & Lavender Icebox Cookies

Oreo Drip Cake

This cake is so pretty! I found this recipe on a blog called Bakersaurus. Here’s the link to the recipe: https://thebakersaurus.wordpress.com/2020/06/08/oreo-drip-cake/ So, I’m going to be honest, I totally skipped making the cake from scratch. I used a box mix. I know, I know. . . I probably shouldn’t have, but I did. It’s just…… Continue reading Oreo Drip Cake

Summertime Corn Dip

I found this recipe on Joyously Domestic. Click this link for the recipe: http://www.joyouslydomestic.com/2013/07/summertime-corn-dip.html To make this recipe, I opened two cans of corn. Yes, I know that it calls for fresh or frozen, but this is what I had on hand. Next, I chopped some red and orange peppers. I diced these very fine…… Continue reading Summertime Corn Dip

Herb Roasted Potatoes

I found this recipe years ago. It’s an easy recipe that turns out great each time. Here’s the recipe: https://www.food.com/recipe/zesty-herb-roasted-potatoes-375155 I started by peeling the potatoes. I used yellow potatoes instead of red, because that’s what I had on hand. I cut them into 1 inch pieces. Next, I measured the mayonnaise, rosemary, garlic powder,…… Continue reading Herb Roasted Potatoes

Buttery Parmesan Sourdough Discard Crackers

I found this recipe when looking for recipes that use sourdough discard. Discard is the term used to describe the starter that you are throwing away after you feed your starter. Here’s the recipe: https://www.butterforall.com/traditional-cooking-traditional-living/buttery-parmesan-sourdough-discard-crackers/ I have been saving my discard in a jar in my fridge for a few days, so I doubled the…… Continue reading Buttery Parmesan Sourdough Discard Crackers

Mel’s Taco Casserole

In college, I volunteered at a domestic violence shelter. At our volunteer potluck, I tried this dish. Mel (who had brought it) was kind enough to share his recipe with all of us. As we all do with recipes, I’ve changed it a bit, but I think that’s just what happens over the years with…… Continue reading Mel’s Taco Casserole