Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

Time: 1 hour So easy, so good, sooooo tasty! The smoked paprika and dill add just a little – wow factor to these already amazing appetizers…. AND guess what to all you keto dieters – they are keto friendly! Added bonus! Try these and you’ll get up and dance – ya boom boom boom boom…

Banana Cake With Peanut Butter Frosting

Time: 1 hour I have paired two absolute classics! Banana cake with peanut butter and chocolate chips with a hint of cloves smothered in peanut butter frosting AND BTO!!! You really ain’t seen nothin’ yet… baby! This is perfect for a potluck or high noon tea! Music Selection: Bachman Turner Overdrive – You Ain’t Seen…

Banana Peanut Butter Cookies

Time: 1 hour Music Selection: Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Home My middle kiddo, loves peanut butter, chocolate and bananas all together… always has. I made these today as a change to our typical chocolate banana peanut butter chip cookies and which are his ultimate favorite. These are also very chewy and delicious….

Church Sirloin Tip Beef Roast

Time: 2 hours plus marinating time Music Selection: Johnny & June Carter Cash – Old Rugged Cross My grandma Katie had this way with roasts. On Sundays we would often visit her place after church. We’d walk into a house that was warm and had the most delicious aromas of beef and vegetables, slow roasted…

Ricotta Stuffed Pasta (Conchiglie)

Time: 35 minutes This recipe will give you a “reason to believe” you too can be a gourmet chef. Simple, tasty, fast, hearty…. yummy! Believe. Music Selection: Rod Stewart – Reason to Believe ¼ cup Basil pesto 24 oz Marinara Sauce or 4 Cheese Pasta Sauce 350g Conchiglie pasta 87/b (about 2 1/2 inches long)…

Creamy Lemon Pasta

Time: 30 minutes This pasta is amore… so easy, so delicious, so very creamy and cheesy. Music Selection: Dean Martin – That’s Amore Ingredients: 8 oz angel hair or spaghettini pasta 1 lemon, zest and juice 2/3 cup heavy cream 4 Tbsp butter 3 oz parmesan cheese 1 clove garlic, minced ½ tsp dried chili…

Favorite Southern Banana Pudding

Time: 30 minutes plus 6 hours to set Lately, the news has been filled with events that show the importance of supporting each other, despite our differences. One great way to break down walls, is to get to know each other and in most cultures, food is a great way to meet your neighbors and…

Snickerdoodle Cookies

Time: 1 hour; makes about 20 medium cookies Music Selection: Pharrell Williams “Happy” When my boys were young, my Aunt Jeannette brought over home made snickerdoodles. Needless to say, my boys gobbled them up and we added the recipe to our family favorite list. I married up the recipe with Mrs. Fields tried and true,…

Take It To The Limit Sloppy Joes

Time: 25 minutes Serves 4 Music Selection: Eagles – Take It To The Limit Sloppy Joes are Fall comfort food. It also is a hearty dish and to fully enjoy it, you need to take your time and live in the moment of every bite, every sound, every aroma… you need to “take it to…