Memories and healthy recipes for your dinner table.

RECIPES – Breakfast

Pecan Sour Cream and Buttermilk Pancakes

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a breakfast fanatic. I could eat breakfast foods for every meal if I let myself. The idea for pecan sour cream buttermilk pancakes came from a book I was reading about a woman who loves to cook, […]

Zucchini Bread

There are so many recipes for banana bread and zucchini bread it is enough to make the head spin trying to decided which one is going to turn out right. So I have a couple of recipes for you to try. One is a traditional […]

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 […]

Strawberry Apple Fruit Jam

“Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house we go.” Although to my Grandmother Jepson’s house we had to go a round a lake and pass farm lands of south central Florida. On the way home from our Sunday trips we would stop […]

Cherry Breakfast Cake

A couple of weeks ago we took the kids to an annual blueberry festival at a local farm. The kids enjoyed plucking ripe blueberries and cherries, munching a few along the way. The highlight of my day was Mason’s dirt streaked face. Evidence he had […]

French Toast

When I was a kid I used to go to a daycare in the afternoon until mom got home from work. We went swimming at one of the owners pool, took trips to the movie theater and the park. Linda was one of my favorite […]

Butter Garlic Sauce with Potatoes

I adapted this recipe after my friend Marilyn’s skillet potatoes. She slices the potatoes and adds them to a cast iron skillet with oil, salt and pepper. Covers the pan and simmers, tossing occasionally until tender. I use her method when cooking diced potatoes for […]

Ham Egg and Cheese English Muffins

Breakfast is one of my favorite meals of the day. I just love breakfast food. My mom used to make these for us all the time even on camping trips. I love my egg with a slightly runny center. It must be a Southern thing […]

Breakfast Burrito

My favorite thing to eat in the morning is a breakfast burrito. It is so simple and can be wrapped up to go. The kids love burritos. The breakfast burrito is no exception. Tortillas, warmed Scrambled eggs Salsa Cheddar and Monterrey Jack shredded cheese blend […]

Blueberry Muffins

My kids have always been a fan of bananas and blueberries. They usually do not last very long around here making it difficult to snatch enough to bake with. Occasionally I get away with freezing enough to throw into a batch of pancakes or muffins. […]