Memories and healthy recipes for your dinner table.

RECIPES – Appetizer

Barbecue Chicken Pizza

When I was little I loved Pizza Hut pizza. The crust was so thick and crunchy on the outside and so soft and warm on the inside. Each slice had the perfect ratio of sauce to cheese. Of course if it was not a special […]

Pesto Chicken French Bread Pizza

Super Bowl Sunday is set for February 6th. If you are not heading to the Cowboys Stadium then it is time to plan your home turf game menu. This year we’ve got a pizza bar theme. The two contending teams are the Gourmet Pesto Chicken […]

Zucchini Patties

I love zucchini. I love roasting them, dicing them up in sauces and who cannot resist a tempting loaf of zucchini bread. But, I am bored with this little green courgette. I needed something new to use my last zucchini in. Ironically I was thinking […]

Caramel Apple Brickle Dip

Caramel apple dip was once one of my favorite sweet guilty pleasures. It was all the rave in my circle of friends. If there was a baby shower, birthday party or get together you can bet caramel apple dip was on the table. I have […]

Cheesy Broccoli and Potato Soup

A couple of years ago I bought a recipe book for kids. You know the one that shows you how to transform food into edible art? Supposedly kids will gobble down sandwiches in the shape of a caterpillar or a bowl of soup with a […]

Halloween Mystery Dinner

It is that time again. It is time for Halloween dinner fun. Here are a few tantalizing ideas for this years Halloween Mystery Dinner Menu. Beverages: Boo Beverage Ghoulish Punch Appetizers: Worm Pizza Witch Hat Calzones Entrees: Roasted Ghoul Tongue Barbecue Worm Sandwiches Brains A […]

Mini Pigs in a Blanket

Talk about blast from the past. I have not eaten a “pig in the blanket” since I was a little girl. The kids were a little skeptical at first, you know the whole something new hurdle. My sister-n-law Roxanne showed us how to make these […]

Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are as different as the humans making them. I for one am a traditionalist. While shrimp or chipotle deviled eggs sound divine I prefer the basic taste of deviled eggs I have grown up eating at every Easter feast and picnic. The past […]

It’s A Good Morning Cream Cheese Bagles

Years ago while I lived in South Florida I was unofficially adopted by my two most favorite people in the world Ty and Sheri Houck. Mind you I was 20 years old at the time when Ty referred to me as his orphan. I did […]

Chicken Quesadillas

Quesadillas or “Cheesers”, as Stephen’s family calls them, are a regular staple at our house. They are quick and versatile. They can be made with just cheese or chicken and cheese, tuna and cheese; you get the picture. This is one of my favorite ways […]