• homemade pesto with walnuts in a white bowl

    Homemade Pesto with Walnuts

    Homemade Pesto with Walnuts is a delicious blend of basil, cheese, olive oil ,and toasted walnuts. Creating an affordable pesto with an authentic taste. We are wrapping up yet another gardening year. So far I have harvested tomatoes packed them in…

  • limoncello in a frosted coupe glass

    Homemade Limoncello

    Homemade Limoncello is a delicious lemon-infused Italian Liqueur. It is a fun summer drink to share with friends or give as a lovely homemade gift. Summertime is upon us yet again. Which means the high 90-degree days are coming. Time spent…

  • crockpot macaroni and cheese in a bowl
    In the Kitchen,  Recipes

    Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese

    This Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese makes a deliciously creamy macaroni with the use of a crockpot. When I think of macaroni and cheese, I tend to think of children. I mean seriously, who requests this food more than kids? It is…

  • skillet chicken pot pie
    In the Kitchen,  Recipes

    Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

    Skillet Chicken Pot Pie is a delicious cozy skillet-style chicken pot pie with a buttery biscuit in place of a pie crust. I am one to love winter. Or at least, California winters. Now if you live anywhere where the snow…

  • easy black bean chili in a white bowl
    In the Kitchen,  Recipes

    Easy Black Bean Chili

    This Easy Black Bean Chili is a hearty chili packed with flavor and made with black beans as opposed to the classic pinto bean chili. Cooking one-pot meals is something I love to do for dinners. Especially when you can make…

  • baked potato casserole in a baking dish
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    Best Baked Potato Casserole

    This Best Baked Potato Casserole is a delicious, cheesy casserole that is hearty enough to be a main dish but makes a tasty steak house-styled side dish as well. My daughter is a mashed potato connoisseur. Always asking for them and…

  • cozy one pan meal of potato soup in a white bowl
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    Three Cozy One Pan Meals

    Today I am sharing three cozy one pan meals that are delicious and simple to make. Winter has officially started and I am happy to say our tree is down! I almost could not stand it for one more day. I…