Baked Ziti with Fresh Tomatoes

Dinner last night, recipe compliments of Taste of Home, it was comfort food yummy and a good way to use up some of the last tomatoes from the garden. 1 pound ground turkey or beef (I used about 1 1/2 pounds hamburger) 1 cup chopped onion (I used 1 large onion) 3 pounds plum tomatoes, … Continue reading

Taco Joe Dip/Soup

Another dip for the party, another easy one too as this one is made in a crock pot.  It was really easy and also really yummy, another one that would be great for a Super Bowl party.  It’s a “Taste of Home” recipe. 1 (16 oz) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 (15 1/4 … Continue reading

Can’t Leave Alone Bars

We took the Young Women and Young Men from church last night to the BYU Museum of Art exhibit entitled “Sacred Gifts”, if you live in the area or close to the area, I urge you to go, it was breathtaking!  I made some bar cookies for them to eat on the way to the … Continue reading

Light Chocolate Chunk Coffee Cake

My friend LaRobyn and I go to the Taste of Home Cooking School almost every year when it comes to our area.  We just went on Tuesday, September 11 and for the first time since we’ve been going, I won a bag of groceries!  They give all kinds of prizes away including all of the … Continue reading

Makeover Sunday Brunch Casserole

Felt like making a big breakfast this morning but one that was lower in calories so searched through my recipes and found this one and also one for Banana Oatmeal Muffins which I’ll post next and then heated up some turkey sausages and all of that ended up being about a 400 calorie breakfast (that’s … Continue reading

Lemon Crumb Muffins

Another one from my big blue file of “recipes to try someday”, this one from the April and May 2008 edition of the “Taste of Home” magazine.  These are for my friend Jill’s wedding shower tomorrow morning.  They are topped with both streusel and glaze so I can’t imagine that they would be anything other … Continue reading

Pecan Lemon Loaf

Isn’t that gorgeous bread?  Almost too pretty to eat, almost!  We didn’t get to eat it though as it was a thank you gift for our friend Chris who helped us out when we needed it.  This is a recipe that I’ve had and wanted to make for a while now; it is from the … Continue reading

Buttermilk Cinnamon Bread

(Sorry about the picture, I had already wrapped the bread up before I took a pic and didn’t want to unwrap it and wrap it up again.)  So for last night’s Bunco prizes, I decided to have a little fun (the way we play Bunco is that everyone goes home with a prize, if you … Continue reading

Reindeer Cupcakes

Today was Christmas cupcake day and a good day it was too!  These cute little guys come from Karen Tack and Alan Richardson’s “What’s New, Cupcake?” cookbook which is awesome!  I highly recommend it!  Mine are a little different than theirs as I used pretzels for antlers in order to make it a little easier.  … Continue reading