Duck a l’Orange

Duck a l’Orange

Charlie and Sammy were the names of my pet ducks when I was a kid. Charlie was a black and white muscovy and Sammy was a gray and white...

Carrabba’s $100 Gift Giveaway and New Smaller Portions Review

Carrabba’s $100 Gift Giveaway and New Smaller Portions Review

Come stop by my giveaway page for a chance to win a $100 gift from Carrabba’s Italian Grill! They have an excellent new smaller portions menu that my husband...

Carrabba’s New Smaller Portions Menu and $100 Gift Giveaway

Carrabba’s New Smaller Portions Menu and $100 Gift Giveaway

Contest is closed, congrats to E! This is a sponsored review from BlogHer and Carrabba’s. Carrabba’s Italian Grill is one of our favorite restaurants. We have been going to...

Waldorf Chicken Salad

Waldorf Chicken Salad

Simple, classic, and easy enough for a busy weeknight meal. This elegant salad was first created at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, by Oscar Tschirky, in New York City in the...

Paella that Won’t Break the Bank and Weekend Events Part II

Paella that Won’t Break the Bank and Weekend Events Part II

Paella can be a very expensive dish. It has expensive saffron, several different kinds of meat, and seafood selections. You can go all out and make very expensive paella...

Chocolate Sour Cream Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting and The Bahia Shrine Circus

Chocolate Sour Cream Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting and The Bahia Shrine Circus

This is a great old fashioned sour cream chocolate cake. I paired it with a simple chocolate buttercream frosting. I found this recipe on the back of the Swan’s...

Hummingbird Cupcakes

Hummingbird Cupcakes

Hummingbird cake is a wonderful southern dessert secret. So secret in fact, that even I had never heard of this dessert until about a year ago. We were at...

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting and a Movie in the Park

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting and a Movie in the Park

This is my cupcake interpretation of Alton Brown’s carrot cake. It is the best carrot cake I have ever had. I loved making the carrot cake as cupcakes, it...

Hershey’s Perfectly Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting and The Great American Bake Sale

Hershey’s Perfectly Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting and The Great American Bake Sale

Do you love delicious rich chocolaty cake? Then you are going to love these cupcakes! I found this great recipe on Hershey’s website. It had many great reviews. I...

Mashed Potatoes with Sour Cream and Chives

Mashed Potatoes with Sour Cream and Chives

I think these potatoes really speak for themselves. There are countless ways to make great mashed potatoes. This is my favorite way though. Lots of fresh chives and sour...

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Boneless Leg of Lamb with Rosemary and Garlic

Nothing says spring like a beautiful roast leg of lamb covered in fresh rosemary. I had always been intimidated by leg of lamb. Who knew that roast leg of...

Sweet and Buttery Yeast Rolls and The Share our Strength Great American Bake Sale

Sweet and Buttery Yeast Rolls and The Share our Strength Great American Bake Sale

This is an easy recipe for delicious sweet and buttery yeast rolls. Nothing is better than a freshly homemade dinner roll. We had these rolls on Easter. They make...

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