Recipes from my personal collection that my family loves. To find specific recipes easier, use the search option, or hover over the “Recipes” link and select a section to view.

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Banana Bread

Banana Bread A super banana-y bread made with whole wheat; chocolate chips optional but yummy! Reduced sugar from many banana breads, the banana provides the rest of the sweetness. 2 cups whole wheat flour1 teaspoon baking soda1/4…
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Ice Cream Pumpkin Pie

Ice Cream Pumpkin Pie This is THE pumpkin pie to make for the holidays! I usually have to make 4-6. Another yummy find at Allrecipes. 1 1/2 pints vanilla ice cream (, softened)3 eggs1 3/4 cups pumpkin puree3/4 cup white sugar1/2…
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Chili Seasoning

Looking for a super Chili recipe?Chili Seasoning Much better chili seasoning than store bought packets. 4 teaspoons chili powder1 tablespoon onion powder1 tablespoon garlic powder2 teaspoons ground cumin2 teaspoons dried parsley2…
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Unbelievable Cinnamon Rolls

 Unbelievable Cinnamon Rolls These are so incredibly good it's unbelievable! 1 teaspoon white sugar2-1/4 tsp active dry yeast1/2 cup warm water1/2 cup milk1/4 cup white sugar1/4 cup butter1 teaspoon salt2 eggs (, beaten)4…
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Stuffed Pork Chops with Smoked Gouda & Bacon

 Stuffed Pork Chops with Smoked Gouda & Bacon We couldn’t get enough of these. They are excellent baked or grilled! 2 ounces smoked Gouda cheese (shredded)4 slices bacon (cooked and crumbled)¼ cup chopped fresh parsley⅛…
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Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon

Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon Incredibly good; modified a lit from Allrecipes 1 (3 pound) whole filet of salmon, skin on, scored slightly into the flesh6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil4 large garlic cloves (, minced)2 Tablespoons…
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Frog Eye Salad

Frog Eye Salad Give it a chance, it tastes better than the name eludes to. This is a great salad to take for a picnic or barbecue. 1 cup white sugar2 tablespoons all-purpose flour2 1/2 teaspoons salt1 (46 oz) can unsweetened pineapple…
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Ranch Dressing/Dip

Ranch Dressing. North Americans almost literally have a love affair with the stuff. I'm not immune to it delicious charms, either.However, there's been a disturbing trend in the past 10-15 years, where bottled ranch is getting more and more…
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Twice Baked Potatoes

Twice Baked Potatoes These are so filling and tasty, they’re really a meal on their own, 4 baking potatoes – wash (, wrap in aluminum foil, and baking in a 350F oven for about an hour)1 lb bacon – fry (, drain, cool and crumble)1/2…
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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

The older my kids get, the more some recipes show that they stand the test of time. It's been over a decade since I started making this recipe, but we never get tired of it. I have picky eaters, most of that comes from textures they can't stand.…
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Bread Machine Pizza Dough

Bread Machine Pizza Dough I make 2 rectangle pizzas with this recipe. SO EASY! Have your bread machine ready with paddle in place and in this order (, add:)2 tsp dry yeast3 cups flour1 tsp salt2 T sugar2 T extra virgin olive oil1…
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Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad Make this up ahead of time for best flavor 2 cans white chicken3 stalks celery (, finely chopped)1/4 onion (, finely chopped)1 tsp capers (, minced)1/2 tsp oregano1/4 tsp garlic powder1/4-1/2 cup mayosalt (, pepper…