Spicy Mexican Rice

Printable Recipe:  Spicy Mexican Rice Are you craving the taste of Mexican rice from your favorite Mexican restaurant?  No need to go out or have take out.  Why not make your own Mexican rice? This recipe is easy to do, full of flavor and on the table in about 25 minutes. Add the olive oil…

BBQ Phyllo Pastry Appetizers

BBQ Phyllo Pastry Appetizers

These tasty BBW Phyllo pastry appetizers are easy to make and will be a big hit at your upcoming holiday parties. They  are made with phyllo shells, cheddar cheese and shredded pork.  The tangy BBQ sauce adds just the right about of kick to these little bites. This recipe is one of my favorite easy…

Oatmeal Chocolate Cookie Bars

Oatmeal Chocolate cookie Bar

Printable recipe Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars This recipe combines two of my favorite treats into one delicious bar – chocolate fudge and oatmeal cookies.  The end result is thick and rich and just plain scrumptious. This recipe is not for a cook who likes to keep their hands clean.  It is messy and you…

Coffee Chocolate Martini Recipe

Coffee Chocolate Martini Recipe

This cocktail recipe is calling your name, coffee lovers! The delicious Coffee Chocolate Martini Recipe combines the flavors of Kahlua, Frangelico and coffee into one great tasting cocktail. Coffee Chocolate Martini Frangelico is a hazelnut and herb flavored liqueur that is produced in Italy. For this delicious drink it is combined with Kahlua, a coffee…

Broccoli and Bacon Salad

Broccoli and Bacon Salad

Printable Recipe:  Broccoli and Bacon Salad Looking for a great salad for a barbeque or pot luck supper? This broccoli and bacon salad is hard to top. The salad is so easy to make and the bacon and cheese will please even the fussiest of vegetable eaters.  I served this tonight with my Loaded baked…

Grapefruit Tequila Highball

Grapefruit Tequila Highball

Highball cocktail recipes are served in a tall glass over ice. This grapefruit tequila highball cocktail combines the refreshing tang of grapefruit and lime with Jose Cuervo Tequila for a great taste.  Grapefruit Tequila Highball The grapefruit juice gives the drink a tangy flavor that goes nicely with the tequila. Salting the rim of the…

Chicken Piccata with Artichoke hearts

Cihicken Piccata with Articdhokes and Capers

Printable recipe:  Chicken Piccata with Artichoke hearts Capers & Lemon Garlic Sauce My daughter used to work at Ragazzi’s Italian restaurant here in Raleigh, NC.   My husband and I often used to dine there and one of his favorite dishes was chicken piccata. I have come up with my version of this dish and this…

Creamy Pumpkin Dip

Creamy Pumpkin Dip

This recipe for creamy pumpkin dip is easy to make and so delicious. I am always looking for easy appetizers to serve at parties. This one is a favorite of my guests. Start your party with some creamy pumpkin dip. We are right in the middle of the party season that lasts for three months…

Vegan Coconut Oil Banana Nut Muffins

Vegan Banana Walnut Muffins

These vegan muffins with coconut oil and bananas are light and delicious and contain no cow’s milk or butter so they are perfect for vegans.  But my meat eating husband loves them too.  They are full of flavor and have great texture.  You won’t believe there are no eggs in them! They make the perfect…

Shrimp with Garlic and Parsley

Grilled shrimp with garlic and parsley

This recipe for Garlic Parsley Shrimp in a white wine sauce is perfect for a busy week night when you don’t have a lot of time.  Prep is quick and it will be on the table in a flash. It will become one of your favorite quick shrimp recipes. Also, if you are looking for easy…