Lemon Poppy Seed Zucchini Bread

Still fighting the good fight against all the zucchini around here but I think it is starting to slow down so that means I won! Speaking of winning, this bread was a definite contender for favorite zucchini bread at our house. 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 1/3 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 1/2 cups flour … Continue reading

Basil Lemon Pasta Salad

This is the perfect summer pasta salad, light and refreshing! Highly recommend! Even though things are starting to open back up around here, we are still being cautious as one of the members of our family has had multiple heart issues. I’m trying to find ways to still bake and cook that don’t make all … Continue reading

Ina Garten’s Lemon Bars

As you can probably tell, I’ve been on a lemon bar kick lately but I am out of lemons now so I guess I am done.  These were really good with a thick, gooey middle and a crunchy top that was delightful.  If you’re a lemon bar fan, then you definitely need to try these. … Continue reading

Lemon White Chocolate Brownies

Gosh these were good!  I ate two without even realizing it.  They are a fancier lemon bar with a more significant and tastier crust.  Highly recommend if you like lemon bars and besides, what else have you got to do?  (A little quarantine humor, a very little.) brownie layer 1 1/2 sticks (12 tablespoons) butter … Continue reading

Classic Lemon Bars

I have been in Mississippi for the past month working on a movie that got shut down with only a week to go due to the Corona virus but I did get in some baking while I was there before the virus starting disrupting all of our lives.  The hair and makeup ladies asked if … Continue reading

Sheet Pan Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

This was yummy and easy and required only one pan so win, win, win! 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons Greek seasoning 1 pound small new potatoes, halved or quartered 2 tablespoons green goddess dressing or Greek vinaigrette dressing 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, about 1 1/2 pounds 1 tablespoon honey 4 cups fresh baby … Continue reading

Lemon Poppy Seed Fettuccine

It’s getting cold around here so this lemony pasta dish was just the ticket for dinner the other night! 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, lightly smashed 2 zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced into half moons 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 12 ounces fettuccine finely grated zest and juice of two lemons 4 tablespoons butter, … Continue reading

Lemon Zucchini Cake

Zucchini season is almost over people, I think we’re going to make it!  I made this cake for my friend Kent who gave me air conditioning at work in the most improbable situation so I promised him cake.  Thanks Kent! cake 1 1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup canola oil 3 eggs 1 tablespoon lemon zest … Continue reading

One Pot Lemon Basil Orzo and Vegetables

I didn’t even get any, there’s a tiny bit left over so maybe if I’m quick I could grab it for lunch, I guess it was good!! 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4″ slices 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped or pressed 8 oz (1 cup) uncooked orzo or rosamarina … Continue reading

One Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken Pasta

The good – fast, easy, delicious, one pot. The bad – gone too fast. 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces 1 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 – 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped or pressed garlic 1 (32 oz) carton chicken … Continue reading