Italian Braised Rabbit Recipe and potatoes in a white dish

Amazing Italian Braised Rabbit Recipe

Italian Style Braised Rabbit – Coniglio Bianco This Italian Braised Rabbit recipe is definitely something different from the regular chicken go-to dinner.  That’s a good thing because sometimes trying to find new things to make can be challenging. We always seem to alternate through the regular dinners we make that include chicken, fish, and pasta. Often, I hear my family saying they want something new for dinner because they are …

Roasted Lamb Shanks

Roasted Lamb Shanks

Roasted Lamb Shanks There is nothing more extravagant than Roasted Lamb Shanks for a special dinner.  Lamb doesn’t come cheap and if you are making them, you’ve probably invited some very special people over for the dinner. To be honest, this easy Roasted Lamb Shank Recipe makes a great dinner for two on a night such as Valentines or a Wedding Anniversary. This easy Roasted Lamb Shanks recipe features lamb …

Mushroom Risotto

Easy Mushroom Risotto

Porcini Mushroom Risotto This is one of those recipes that is made with love over the stove top. But, if you are looking for something quick, this is not the dinner to make tonight. For this recipe, patience is truly a virtue.  The gentle and slow cooking of this Porcini Mushroom Risotto is well worth the wait.  I promise. I used dried Porcini mushrooms for this recipe, however you can …

chocolate beet cake on a platter

Chocolate Beet Cake

Amazingly Moist Chocolate Beet Cake Why Beets? I know, you are going to say what? Beet? Yup! I bet you would have never in a million years thought of making a cake out of beets.  Believe it or not, beets are a great way to add the color red into a cake instead of using red food coloring.  Beets are healthy and sinful all at the same time. I’ve seen …

Italian Butter Cookies

Amazing Italian Butter Cookies

Amazing Italian Butter Cookies This is a traditional Italian Butter Cookie recipe.  The difference between shortbread cookies and this recipe is that Italian Butter cookies are made adding eggs, which somehow makes them richer as opposed to regular shortbread cookies that are made with butter, sugar and flour alone and not eggs. Try this recipe for Italian Butter Cookies and you will see how different they taste than a traditional …

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Don’t Break My Heart Orange Cranberry Cookies

Don’t Break My Heart Orange Cranberry Cookies I call these “don’t break my heart” Orange Cranberry Cookies mostly because they are cookies baked in the shape of a heart and it’s just cute to add a little spin on a cookie name.  These Orange Cranberry cookies make a great cookie to add to your Christmas Cookie collection or to make throughout the year even Valentine’s Day! These Orange Cranberry Cookies …

chocolate peppermint wafers

Easy Chocolate Peppermint Wafers

Chocolate Peppermint Wafers If you like the flavor of chocolate and peppermint then you will absolutely love this Easy Chocolate Peppermint Wafers. Made with four or less ingredients, options for making these Chocolate Wafers Cookies are endless. Not sure if I should even call these cookies because they are just wafers dipped in chocolate and technically your are not baking anything.  However,  whoever eats them will think you spent hours …

coconut macaroons on a cutting board

The Best Coconut Macaroons

The Best Coconut Macaroons These are by far the Best Coconut Macaroons and are so simple to make that a toddler could make them with their eyes closed.  Made with less than 6 (six) ingredients these Coconut Macaroon Cookies will be ready as fast as one, two, and three… Not only are these the Best Coconut Macaroon Cookies, but they have a special ingredient that keeps them moist.  And, you …

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Amazing Peanut Brittle

Amazing Peanut Brittle Who doesn’t like Peanut Brittle?  The perfect candy for adults – sticky, sweet and nutty! This Amazing Peanut Brittle makes a great addition to any holiday baking platter. Don’t be scared by the instructions, this peanut brittle recipe is so easy to make and delicious. Just follow the instructions to a “T” and you can’t go wrong. Scroll down to get the ingredient list and get the …

amaretto cookies on a cutting board

Easy Amaretto Cookies

Easy Amaretto Cookies If you have never had an Amaretto Cookie, they are like a little cloud of heaven. Light and fluffy, sweet, nutty and delicious.  This is an Easy Amaretto Cookie recipe that takes you from start to finish using one bowl. Rest assured that who ever tries one of these Amaretto Cookies will be back for another and another and so on!   And best of all your stomach …

ginger snap cookies on a wooden cutting board

No. 1 Best Ginger Snap Cookies

No. 1 Easiest Ginger Snap Cookies I love these Ginger Snap Cookies because they smell so good as they are baking and taste even better once they are out of the oven and cool enough too eat. These Ginger Snap Cookies are very easy to make.  If you have a stand mixer, use it.  Otherwise you can use a hand mixer to make these cookies.  And if you don’t have …

maple walnut cookies on a brown plate

Delicious Maple Walnut Cookies

Maple Walnut Shortbread Cookies One thing about living in the great north is that there is no shortage of maple syrup. Maple syrup and crushed walnuts are what makes these Delicious Maple Walnut Cookies the star of any cookie platter. As I write this post, I recall the sent of maple filling my house as though I was baking these Maple Walnut Shortbread Cookies right now. These Maple Walnut Cookies …

Christmas cookie Recipes on a wooden platter
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The Best Christmas Cookie Recipes – 2019

  The Best Christmas Cookie Recipes Don’t you just love the smell of ginger, cinnamon and vanilla filling your kitchen as you bake your cookies?  Christmas is just around the corner and your probably thinking about what kind of Christmas Cookies to add to your Christmas Cookies Collection this year. Well, I’ve starting baking my Christmas Cookies because I love to give little bundles to my friends and family during …

nutella cookies on a cutting board

Simple Nutella Cookie Recipe

Easy Nutella Cookie Recipe I can tell you from experience that growing up Nutella was a staple in my house, right next to the butter, eggs and white toast bread.  So what’s better than Nutella? The answer is Nutella Cookies! Hints of chocolate and hazelnut will fill your home while you bake these this holiday season.  This simple Nutella Cookie recipe is definitely a cookie to add to your Christmas …

the best pulled pork on a bun on a plate

The Best Pulled Pork

The Best Pulled Pork Dinner You will Ever Make This has to be the Best Pulled Pork recipe that I have ever tried and it is a simple meal you can set and forget. The pork shoulder works better if you want a leaner cut of pork. But you can use a pork butt roast as well. The end result is a tender pulled pork meat you can place on …

Cheesecake on a white plate

Apple Crumble Cheesecake

Cheesecake or Apple Crumble I’m not quite sure where to start except to say that if you like cheesecake and you like apple crumble, then you will absolutely adore this combination of Apple Crumble Cheesecake. I have to admit that I was a little nervous about making this cheesecake, thinking what if the apples are too wet and the cheesecake remains mushy in the center. But, testing the doneness near …

Energy Bit Balls on a white plate

Healthy Energy Bites

Healthy Energy Bites These Energy Bites are so really easy to make and make a great snack whether you are at home, work or on the road.  They are made with wholesome ingredients like nut or seed butter, oatmeal and shredded coconut. Even though the Energy Bites I made today did not include a sweet component, you can always add chocolate chips, dates or raisins. I’ve made these a couple …

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Who inspires me? Cooks like Anna Olsen, the Barefoot Contessa, Rachel Ray and Valerie Bertanelli to mention a few.  These are just a few of the cooks I love to watch cook. Some days it just doesn’t matter who’s on the Food Network.  There’s something about watching someone whether they are a professional or homemaker put foods, spices and aromas together to make a delicious meal. My inspiration comes from …

Blueberry Crumble Muffins

Amazing Blueberry Crumble Muffins

The Most Amazing Blueberry Crumble Muffins There is no other way to describe these Amazing Blueberry Crumble Muffins than to say that they are super moist and delicious. Filled with goodness and wholesome ingredients, you won’t be able to put them down or eat just one. A very healthy muffin and not your traditional blueberry muffins that are filled with sugar and fat.  Very little sugar goes into making these …

Chilli con carne in a bowl

Easy Chilli Con Carne

Easy Chilli Con Carne There is nothing better than having a nice warm bowl of this Chilli Con Carne on a cold winter’s day. Loaded with hearty vegetables, meat and a delicious broth, this Chilli Con Carne will keep you satisfied until your next meal. I’ve tried this recipe in both a slow cooker and on the stove top and it works well with either cooking method.  I don’t own …