Recipes

Homemade Blackberry Cobbler

Homemade Blackberry Cobbler

This Homemade blackberry cobbler is a no-fuss way to enjoy summer’s berry bounty with minimal effort. Serve this easy blackberry cobbler with homemade vanilla bean ice cream or buy your favorite brand. I grew up picking all the berries, but picking blackberries was the most satisfying because we could find […]

Chicago Style Hot Dog

The Chicago-style Hot Dog

This delicious Chicago-Style Hot Dog, is a perfect for a crowd. Grilled beef with all the best toppings and poppy seed buns! Paul and I lived in downtown Chicago for over 15 years. There were so many foods that symbolized Chicago, but one that is so close to my heart was […]

Pasta Salad

Goat Cheese Pasta Salad

This Goat Cheese Pasta Salad is a delightful salad that is fresh and sweet with the perfect amount of saltness. It creates a quick, easy, and delicious pasta salad, perfect for a buffet or summer BBQ. It is so delightful to cook in the summer. The farmer’s markets and my garden […]

Grilled Corn

Mexican-Style Grilled Corn

Mexican-Style Grilled Corn is easy to prepare. Once you have your fresh corn and your friends and family have gathered, turn the grill on and enjoy a mouth watering delicacy that will melt in your mouth.  Corn comes to the table like a gift of summer. Eating corn brings back […]

Avocados and Tuna Salad

Tuna Salad Stuffed Avocados

These Tuna Salad Stuffed Avocados are a delicious lunch or afternoon snack recipe. A simple combination of tuna salad and avocados, they are easy to make, and will keep you satiated for hours. Avocado is a wonderful food that I always have on hand and add to sandwiches, salads, or […]

Strawberry Pie

My Mom’s Fresh Strawberry Pie

My Mom’s Fresh Strawberry Pie is super simple and is loaded with Sweet fresh strawberries. You can whip up this pie in no time at all. Dreaming of my mom’s pie… It’s May, and that means the beautiful, juicy, bright red strawberry is in season. In Western North Carolina, you drive around […]