Watergate Salad

I just love this stuff!  Probably because it’s more like dessert than salad.  This is another one of those recipes that I’ve had and made forever and just can’t remember where it originally came from.  I’ve always wondered why it’s called Watergate Salad, was it Richard Nixon’s favorite?  I need to look it up . … Continue reading

Diane’s Rolls

This recipe comes from my sister-in-law Mary who got it from her sister (my other sister-in-law) Laurie who got it from her sister-in-law Diane, hence the name of this recipe (maybe we should call them sister-in-law rolls!).  This is my first time making rolls from scratch (the yeast always scares me) but these were actually … Continue reading

Homemade Cranberry Orange Sauce

I was at work one day down in Moab and the caterer made us a turkey dinner for lunch and he had a Cranberry Mandarin Orange Sauce that he served with the turkey and it was so good!  When I got home, I started experimenting until I found the taste I was looking for and … Continue reading

Junk Muffins

After Bob and I had dinner at Pizzeria 712, I came home and surfed around their websites for their restaurants and their blog and I think this recipe was on their blog.  If you google Pizzeria 712, you can find their websites and blogs.  I’ve been dying to try this recipe because I had the … Continue reading

Island Cookies

It is cold and wet and wintery here so perfect day for cookies and pajamas!  These are from “The Cookie Bible”. 1 2/3 cups flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 … Continue reading

Pasta Fagioli Soup

A Cooking Light recipe, so good!  I should have doubled it so there would be more leftovers! 12 oz Sante Fe chicken sausage, halved lengthwise and sliced (such as Amy’s) (I used 14 oz of turkey sausage) 3 cups fat free, less sodium chicken broth (I used two 14 oz cans of chicken broth) 1/2 … Continue reading

Italian Vegetable Soup

This is a really easy Taste of Home recipe.  I doubled it so that there would be plenty for lunches during the week. 2 (14 1/2 oz each) cans reduced sodium chicken or vegetable broth 1 medium potato, peeled and cubed 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium carrot, chopped 1 celery rib, chopped 1/2 cup … Continue reading

Dinner at Pizzeria 712

Bob and I had dinner tonight at Pizzeria 712 and I have one word to say – YUM!  My dad sent me an email asking if we had ever eaten there because USA Today named it one of the best pizza places in the country!  WOW!  So we wanted to try it out.   It is … Continue reading

Meatball Soup

This recipe comes from Charlotte who submitted it as an entry into my last giveaway for the Pampered Chef Fall Colors Prize Pack so thanks Charlotte!  Made it today, for lunch tomorrow. Bring to a boil: 16 frozen meatballs 4 cups beef broth (I also added 1 cup of water along with the broth) 1 … Continue reading