broccoli salad recipe
Salads

Fresh Broccoli Salad Recipe

An easy broccoli salad recipe made with fresh broccoli, hard cooked eggs, olives, and onion. It has a mayonnaise and dill weed dressing. You can serve for lunch or dinner. You might be wondering if all these ingredients mixed together could turn out tasting good. I will say I was surprised how all the flavors …

cucumber salad recipe
Salads

Cucumber Salad Recipe

A frozen cucumber salad recipe made with sliced cucumbers and onions and marinated in a sugar and vinegar dressing. Serve for brunch, a picnic, or dinner. Whenever I decide to make these freezer cucumber slices during the summer, my family can’t wait until they are ready. This is a recipe that my mom and grandmother …

creamy cucumber salad
Salads

Creamy Cucumber Salad with Sour Cream and Mayo

A creamy cucumber salad made from fresh sliced cucumbers and topped with a sour cream and mayonnaise dressing. A hint of lemon juice and dill complement the flavors of the cucumbers. This is one of my favorite summer salads as it has a crisp crunch from the fresh sliced cucumbers and a tangy dressing. It …

four bean salad recipe
Salads

Four Bean Salad Recipe

A four bean salad recipe made with green, yellow, kidney and butter beans. It is covered in a vinegar and sugar brine. Serve for lunch or as a picnic food. There are so many types of bean salad recipes out there and I have tried a few along the years. Remember having bean salad when …

easy pumpkin muffins
Muffins

Easy Pumpkin Muffins

Try these easy pumpkin muffins for a Fall brunch or any time of year. They are made with canned pumpkin, cinnamon, sour cream, and milk and finished with a sugar topping. If you are hosting a fall brunch or Thanksgiving brunch, these muffins are a nice addition to your food menu. They are lightly sweetened, …

spaghetti pasta salad
Salads

Spaghetti Pasta Salad

A spaghetti pasta salad made with whole wheat spaghetti, red onion, peppers, cheese and topped with a lemon poppy seed dressing. Serve this cold spaghetti salad for a summer picnic or as a side dish for brunch or a weeknight dinner. This is an interesting salad full of color and flavor. The red onion and …

homemade scalloped potatoes
Potatoes

Easy Homemade Scalloped Potatoes

These creamy homemade scalloped potatoes are made with Yukon Gold potatoes, heavy cream, butter, and milk. Serve these potatoes with your favorite hamburger, steak or other main dish. Homemade scalloped potatoes taste so much better than making them from a box. They are easier than you would expect to make and only take about 20 …

ham glaze for an Easter brunch menu
Brunch Menus

Favorite Easter Brunch Menu Ideas

If you will be celebrating the Easter Holiday this year and are in need of a few last minute ideas on what to make, I have put together a few Easter brunch menu ideas that would be a welcome addition to the traditional foods you may already serve. Easter can be a relaxing holiday and …

homemade potato salad recipe
Salads

Old-Fashioned Potato Salad Recipe

An American homemade potato salad recipe made with Russet potatoes, hard cooked eggs, mayonnaise, onion, green pepper, and yellow mustard. Serve for brunch, dinner, or a summer picnic. This is a traditional potato salad where you cook the potatoes and eggs the night before, chill them, and then assemble the ingredients the next morning. You …

crab quiche recipe
Quiche

Crab Quiche Recipe

A light and delicate crab quiche recipe made with fresh spinach, mushrooms, crab meat and Swiss cheese. One of the nice things about this dish is that it forms its own crust because you use baking mix in with the egg mixture. Flaked crab meat gives a light delicate flavor that blends well with the …

roasted garlic mashed potatoes
Potatoes

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Roasted garlic mashed potatoes are made with red potatoes, roasted garlic, milk, and cream. Serve this favorite comfort food for a family gathering or evening meal. It is shown here with another of my favorite dishes; easy cheesy meatloaf. These mashed potatoes are special because you use roasted garlic in the recipe. Combine that with …

crustless crab quiche
Quiche

Crustless Crab Quiche With Swiss And Green Onion

A crustless crab quiche recipe made with flaked crab meat, eggs, Swiss cheese, green onion, and evaporated milk. Serve this delicious quiche for breakfast or brunch on Christmas day or any special occasion. The humble quiche has developed a reputation for itself as being something that only one gender eats or something  only meant for …

ground beef shepherds pie recipe
Main Dish

Ground Beef Shepherds Pie Recipe

A ground beef shepherds pie recipe made with ground beef and seasoned with mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables. Serve this cottage pie for a hearty breakfast or brunch. You could also serve this for a late dinner after work. It is a quick and easy dish that works well as a way to use up …

Chinese Orange Chicken with Fried Rice
Main Dish

Orange Chicken and Fried Rice

Orange chicken and fried rice is a delicious main dish meal and fun to cook on the weekend. Orange zest gives it a true orange flavor. Orange chicken with fried rice is a favorite dish in our household. It is fun to cook and makes a satisfying meal. My husband and I both enjoy cooking …

fluffy mashed potatoes
Potatoes

Fluffy Mashed Potatoes with Cheese and Bell Peppers

These fluffy mashed potatoes are made with eggs, cheddar cheese, onion, and red pepper. Whipped egg whites in the recipe make these potatoes light and fluffy. If you think mashed potatoes are a bit boring on their own, take a look a this unique recipe. This one comes from my mom’s recipe box collection and …

praline graham crackers
Cookies

Easy Praline Graham Crackers Recipe

Praline graham crackers are made with graham crackers, butter, brown sugar and chopped walnuts. They are an easy dessert or snack the whole family will love. I was given this recipe by my day care provider many years ago and even though my son is now in high school, he still loves it when I …

baked crab dip
Appetizers

Baked Crab Dip With Cream Cheese And Green Onion

An easy baked crab dip recipe made with canned crab meat, cream cheese, green onion, and a touch of garlic. Serve for a Christmas party or office gathering. If you love crab, this is a great appetizer to try. You won’t go wrong serving this hot crab dip at your next Christmas party! This is …

lemon tea biscuits with frosting
Cookies

Lemon Tea Biscuits

Lemon tea biscuits are made with cake flour, lemon zest and fresh lemon juice for a sweet teacake that can be served for an afternoon tea party or as part of a brunch menu. Cake flour makes the biscuit dough soft and smooth. The lemon zest gives a nice tang to the recipe and a …

homemade eggnog recipe
Drink Recipes

How To Make Fresh Eggnog

This homemade eggnog recipe is smooth, rich, and creamy because it is made from whole milk, cream, eggs, nutmeg, and rum. Serve for an evening Christmas Party, New Year’s party, or holiday house hopping. Not everyone is a fan of this rich, frothy drink, but for those who are, this has everything you are looking …

homemade reuben sandwich
Sandwiches

How To Make A Homemade Reuben Sandwich

A homemade Reuben sandwich made with corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and rye bread. Learn how to make this easy sandwich at home. Can you actually make a perfect Reuben sandwich at home? This is something my husband has been working on perfecting for many years. Over the course of many jobs he has had …

coconut tea cookies
Cookies

Melt In Your Mouth Orange And Coconut Tea Cookies

These delicate melt in your mouth orange and coconut tea cookies are made from cake flour, orange juice, whipped meringue, and sweetened coconut. Serve them for a tea party, as part of a brunch menu, or for dessert. If you are looking for a cookie that melts in your mouth, this is the one for …

fun fruit pizza
Fruit Recipes

Fun Fruit Pizza With Cookie Dough Crust

A fun fruit pizza recipe made with chocolate chip cookie dough for the crust and spread with cream cheese. Strawberries, grapes, bananas, and kiwi fruit garnish this sweet dessert. Since this recipe is fairly simple, it is a good one to have your children help you with. You slice the fruit and let them arrange …

crumb coffee cake
Coffee Cakes

Buttery Vanilla Crumb Coffee Cake

This buttery vanilla crumb coffee cake is made with eggs, milk, butter, and sugar and has a sugar crumb crust. Serve for breakfast or brunch. This is just a delicious coffee cake recipe that is wonderful to eat on its own or served with sweetened fresh fruit on top. The crumb topping complements the moist cake. …