Tag Archives: recipe

hearty lentil soup

I made the Hearty Lentil Soup for supper and it is delicious. My thanks to Laura for sharing the recipe! I made some changes, leaving a few things out, and also added ham to the soup. The changes I made are shown below in bold. My version probably makes more than Laura’s as I used […]

baked salmon with honey mustard glaze

Salmon is easy to cook and delicious. Not to mention good for you! Joy, here’s the recipe you asked for. Next time I make this, I’ll take some pictures and update the post. Baked Salmon with Honey Mustard Glaze 2 salmon fillets 2 T. honey or brown sugar or maple syrup 2 T. Dijon mustard […]

baked chicken parmesan

Last night, I made Baked Chicken Parmesan and Baked Zucchini Sticks from the website Gina’s WW Recipes. The chicken was delicious and moist! I’m putting this on my company-worthy list. The family commented several times on what a good supper this was. Baked Chicken Parmesan Check the link for Gina’s version. I changed a few […]

triple chocolate mess

I made this for the girls when they were home for the holidays. It’s a favorite. When I take it to a church dinner, I take a bucket of vanilla ice cream to serve with it. So moist and delicious! I first had this dessert when my home extension group went to The Chocolate Affair, […]

appetizer wreath

This appetizer wreath was easy to make ahead. I changed a few things. Their version served 16. Mine will make 28 or more servings. My version: 3 tubes (8 oz. each) refrigerated crescent rolls 16 oz. cream cheese, softened 1 cup sour cream 2 teaspoons dill weed 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons dried onion […]

baked ziti

True confessions…I’ve never made this before. My son is a bit of a picky eater and, on Thanksgiving, after he had only rolls and ham for dinner and no dessert, I asked his wife what he *did* like these days…it’s been a long time since he lived here. She said he likes baked ziti with […]

chex mix

I’ve had a couple of requests for the Chex Mix recipe, so here goes… Chex Mix This recipe makes enough to fill 2 one-gallon Ziplock bags with a bowl left over to snack on right away. 🙂 Fill a large oval roasting pan with: 2 pounds mixed nuts or peanuts 1 16-oz. bag pretzel sticks […]


This is such an easy recipe! And delicious. And so pretty when rolled in sparkly sanding sugar. Sugarplums 1 c. almonds 3/4 c. walnuts 3/4 c. dried apricots 3/4 c. diced dates 3/4 c. raisins zest and juice of 1 orange (may substitute a few tablespoons of bottled orange juice) gold sanding sugar or white […]

sugar cookie crisps

Sugar Cookie Crisps I found this recipe (called Sugar Cookies X) at allrecipes.com in November of 2000, and I’ve been making it ever since. They are sugary and crispy delicious. Preheat oven to 350*F. In a large bowl, mix till creamy: 2 c. white sugar 1 c. vegetable oil 1 c. butter 1 tsp. vanilla […]

tomato soup

This soup was scheduled for the menu this week, but we used it last Friday instead. It turned out well, so I’m posting the recipe. The bread for the sandwiches came out of the oven and was immediately sliced and toasted. Oh, so good! Tomato Soup You can use fresh celery and onion in this […]