Homemade Pumpkin Pie

Nothing is better than homemade pumpkin pie with a dollop of whipped cream on top. It is a dessert that brings back warm memories of family holiday dinners. Pumpkin pie is traditionally made in the fall when the pumpkins are ripe but it can be baked up any time...

Does Homemade Chicken Soup Really Help A Cold?

Does chicken soup really help you feel better when you have a cold? Generations of mothers and grandmothers swear that homemade chicken soup can cure a cold. Other experts aren’t so sure so the jury is still out. Even if chicken soup isn’t a cold remedy, it’s still a...

Make Your Own Non-Toxic Window Cleaner

Make Your Own Non-Toxic Window Cleaner

Every spring and fall I like to give our windows a thorough cleaning inside and outside. I’ve used all sorts of cleaners over the years and have found this homemade window cleaner is the most effective, it’s inexpensive, easy-to-make, and best of all it’s non-toxic. Washing windows may not...

One Pot Chicken Alfredo

One Pot Chicken Alfredo

  This quick and easy one-pot Chicken Alfredo is Oh.My.Gosh so good! We always make our alfredo sauce from scratch because we like using real ingredients and knowing exactly what’s in it. A basic alfredo sauce contains a few ingredients cream, parmesan cheese and garlic, and is really simple...

Quick As a Mix Chocolate Sour Cream Cake

Quick As a Mix Chocolate Sour Cream Cake

I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect chocolate cake recipe that is quick and easy to make and this chocolate sour cream cake is it! It’s as quick as a mix to but without all those strange ingredients they add to commercial mixes. The ingredients are simple, and so is...

Wild Salmon and Spinach Gratin

Wild Salmon and Spinach Gratin

This wild salmon and spinach gratin was a big dinner hit for our family. I’m not a huge fish fan, I like it, just not quite as much as other meats and I know it’s healthy for us. My husband loves fish, especially salmon and he’s always asking me to...

Caramel Apple Fruit Dip

Caramel Apple Fruit Dip

When you make this dip you may not be able to stop eating it, it is that good so don’t say I didn’t warn you! Watkins caramel apple dip is quick and easy to make and it’s perfect for snacking, entertaining, packed lunches and more. Watkins caramel apple dip is...

How to Know Which Vanilla Extract To Use

One of the most common questions I am asked is which vanilla should I use? There are many vanilla extracts to choose from, Watkins has three types pure, baking and clear vanilla. I’ll help you determine the best vanilla for your needs. Here’s a handy chart explaining how to...

Pressure Cooker Cheesecake in Jars

Pressure Cooker Cheesecake in Jars

This pressure cooker cheesecake is light, creamy and tastes amazing, plus it’s fast and easy! The jars are adorable and cute! I recently purchased an electric pressure cooker and everyone in the Instant Pot community kept raving about the cheesecake they made in theirs. Who knew you can bake...

Real Peanut Butter Cups

Ahhh, who loves chocolate and peanut butter?  Made with natural ingredients these peanut butter cups are the real deal! These treats are easy to make and healthier than those famous cups. I used silicone muffin liners so it was easy to pop each cup out of the mold. Paper cupcake or...