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Greek Yogurt Cheesecake with Black Cherry Topping


Greek Yogurt Cheesecake is simple quick and just a bit healthier than a traditional cheesecake without giving up the creamy cheesecake taste.  The crust is made with vanilla wafers with added lemon paste which pairs nicely with the black berry topping.  I keep several variety of St. Dalfour fruit spread […]

Main Dishes

Sheet Pan Brown Sugar Chicken


Sheet pan dinners are perfect for all of us who cook in a small kitchen.  This Baked Brown Sugar Chicken recipe is quick to prep and comes out full of flavor. The recipe speaks for itself , so not much else I can say except use  plump fresh bone-in with […]

French Inspired Chicken Stew In a Skiller
Main Dishes Soups + Stews

French Chicken Stew Recipe


This lovely French  Chicken Stew recipe is a weekend favorite of mine.  On a Friday night on my home from work I’ll pick up the ingredients and cook the stew up on Saturday morning.  The stew will last all weekend!  The sauce is reminiscent of a creamy tomato soup and […]

chicken and dumpling stew in bowl
Soups + Stews

Old Fashion Chicken and Dumplings


Growing up, old fashion chicken and dumplings stew was in frequent rotation during the chilly Fall  weather. Chicken and Dumplings is an old fashion comfort food that’s so easy to make!  How to make Dumplings from Scratch When I was young Mom made the dumplings from scratch, in her later […]

bowl of homemade tomato soup
Soups + Stews

Easy Homemade Tomato Soup


Classic homemade Tomato soup is so easy to make that there is no reason to even consider buying the canned variety.  What type of tomato’s do you use to make tomato soup? My go-to tomato’s are the canned San Marzano’s,  sometimes I mix it up add some the fire roasted […]

ramekin with pomegranate orange butter

Pomegranate Orange Butter


It’s Fall and Pomegranate recipes are showing up! My pomegranate orange butter was inspired one day while at work a co-worker brought in a large bowl of organic pomegranates fresh from her tree, so ripe and ready to eat.  I recently cooked up a batch of pumpkin butter, apple butter […]

pumpkin butter ingredients in a slow cooker
Jams + Preserves

Pumpkin Butter Recipe


It’s October and pumpkins are everywhere! Learn how to make pumpkin butter with this super simple slow cooker recipe.  My little 1. 5 quart slow cooker is perfect for these type of small batch recipes.  How to make pumpkin butter in under an hour. You can certainly make this recipe […]

Green Bean Chicken Casserole in an square baking dish.
Main Dishes

Green Bean and Chicken Casserole Classic

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Green Bean casseroles and Thanksgiving go hand in hand, but add some chicken chunks and you’ve got an everyday meal.  Instead of cream of mushroom soup you can substitute cream of broccoli soup.  Also great made  with fresh or frozen string beans.  The green bean and chicken casserole is a […]