For the Freezer

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

Share List This is another one of my recipes that has been posted on Food.com for years.  It has over 50 reviews and a 5-star rating.  I’m adding it here because I like to have everything in one spot – and who knows, someday I […]

Oatmeal Cookies with Dark Chocolate & Walnuts

Oatmeal Cookies with Dark Chocolate & Walnuts

Share List Oatmeal is good for you, right? So these Oatmeal Cookies with Dark Chocolate & Walnuts are really really good for you…… Okay maybe not – but these cookies are swoonworthy – and definitely packed with flavor.  I like that they use old-fashioned oats […]

Sausage & Potato Soup with Kale Recipe

Sausage & Potato Soup with Kale Recipe

Share List This sausage & potato soup with kale recipe that started as a copycat recipe of Olive Garden’s Zuppa Toscana.  I do things a bit differently – I dont use heavy cream, or the spinach or escarole they put in their version, I use […]

Swedish Spritz Cookie Recipe

Swedish Spritz Cookie Recipe

Share List These tasty butter cookies are a holiday tradition in our home.  While you can dye and color the dough to make green trees or whatever you like, I prefer the plain sugar cookies with sprinkles and redhots as decoration. You need a cookie […]

Chorizo & Black Bean Smothered Burrito Recipe

Chorizo & Black Bean Smothered Burrito Recipe

Share List I’m a fan of throwing something together that’s tasty, flavorful and – most importantly – fast!  If you cook ahead like I try to, having browned chorizo & onion in the freezer or fridge means a quick and easy dinner is about 20 […]

Chewy & Spicy Ginger Cookies

Chewy & Spicy Ginger Cookies

Share List I love ginger cookies – not the dense, tasteless gingerbread men with the too-sweet frosting – I like ginger/spice cookies that are not as sweet and taste great with a hot cup of coffee – dunked of course.  This recipe is pretty tasty […]