This bundt cake with a hint of tequila and lots of key lime is the perfect way to perk up your dessert table!

Tequila Key Lime Bundt Cake

A soft, tender bundt cake flavored with zesty key limes and a hint of tequila! My bloggie BFF, Heather from Sugar Dish Me and I have decided to celebrate Tequila week.  No, this isn't really a national holiday or one of those made up food holidays.  We just decided, "hey we like tequila" and chances are you do too.  Each of us have three recipes to share with you this week.  I'm kicking off the week with a bang by posting this tequila key lime … Continue reading →

Talipia covered skillet nacho recipe makes for a quick and easy meal! #bbsuperfreshfan

Skillet Seafood Nacho Recipe

 I’m creating a recipe using Bumble Bee® Superfresh® Tilapia with Garlic and Extra Virgin Olive Oil as part of a sponsored series with Socialstars. All content and opinions are my own. #bbsuperfreshfan Quick and easy tilapia is served up in this fresh tasting nacho recipe! I love entertaining; cooking for friends and family brings me so much satisfaction and joy.  It's cooking for kids that pushes me over the edge. Nothing rattles me more … Continue reading →

Homemade hazelnut butter swirled with espresso powder and chocolate. The perfectly sophisticated spread!

Chocolate Espresso Hazelnut Butter

Homemade hazelnut butter swirled with chocolate and espresso!  Move over peanut butter! My youngest daughter has a peanut butter and Nutella sandwich every single day.  She is very particular too.  She wants it open-faced, with a tiny amount of peanut butter spread on first, followed by a generous swirl of Nutella. Each day I try to offer up different lunch options, but she never accepts.  I love peanut butter, but not every day.   I want … Continue reading →

Raspberry pie filling stacked between flaky pie dough, whipped cream and a drizzle of chocolate.

Raspberry Pie Dessert Stacks

Need a quick dessert? Keep this recipe for these easy raspberry pie stacks in your back pocket! Picture this: you've been invited to a friend's house for dinner.  The dinner is later that day and you've been asked to bring dessert.  What do you do?  Sure you could pick up a pie at the grocery but no one really gets excited about store-bought pie. With a tiny bit of effort you can whip up a semi-home dessert that people WILL get excited … Continue reading →

This salmon topped pasta Primavera is filled with veggies and tossed with a light, creamy sauce. A simple, elegant meal for any occasion.

Pasta Primavera Recipe with Salmon

Tender and flavorful salmon is the crowning glory on this easy, Pasta Primavera.   Have you seen those shows where people uproot their families to try and live like pioneers? They trade their comfy lives for straw beds and log cabins. They have to make all their own food, mend and hand wash clothes, cut wood, hunt and gather just like all the men and women did many, many years ago. While I partially admire these people for trying to live … Continue reading →

Mini fillo cups filled with a zesty orange filling.

Mini Orange Tarts

Perfect fillo tarts are filled with an easy orange filling and topped with a honey whipped cream. Easy, refreshing and impressive! Typically I find holidays and family events the perfect excuse to create a new dessert recipe.   I love baking cakes or brownies, but don't want to deal with too many leftovers!  Sharing them with lots of family and friends ensures that every last dessert will get eaten! The only wild card in the above scenario … Continue reading →

Rosemary Parmesan Potato Rolls are must with any meal! They bake up soft tender and perfectly delicious! #BecomeABetterBaker

Rosemary Parmesan Potato Rolls

*I am proud to be a Become a Better Baker ambassador for Fleischmann's ® Yeast through One2One Network. This original recipe and all opinions are my own.* Soft flakey potato rolls with a dusting of Parmesan cheese and fresh rosemary! I remember dinner being a time of anguish for me when I was growing up.  I rarely loved what my mother served.  I wasn’t a picky eater (I wasn't permitted to be) I just didn't like all the foods she made.  The … Continue reading →

Flakey filo dough is wrapped around cream cheese, pistachios and apricot preserves. Not your ordinary appetizer!

Pistachio & Cream Cheese Fillo Triangles

Buttery, flakey fillo dough is filled with cream cheese, pistachios and apricot preserves for an unforgettable appetizer! Every family has one item that shows up at all major family meals.  Some people always have rolls or bread, while for others, it may be a condiment or a sauce.  And still for other families a meal wouldn't be complete without a jello salad or a fruit salad.    I'm sure most of us aren't even sure why these traditions exist, … Continue reading →

Cuban Bubble Pizza #PinkPork NWM-3-2

Cuban Style Bubble Pizza

All the sultry flavors of a Cuban sandwich in a simple bubble pizza! One thing I love about virtually any holiday is the opportunity to surround myself with family.  I especially love when family comes to stay with us for a few days.  Nothing makes me happier than serving up a big meal for all of us to enjoy.  I'll spend a good chunk of time planning the perfect meal.  I research all possible appetizers, sides, main course dishes, desserts, … Continue reading →