Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

My Mom was always baking something delicious when I was a kid and these old fashioned oatmeal raisin cookies were a family favorite. Dunking cookies in milky tea or coffee is a warm childhood memory for my children and me.  I just recently came across her recipe and remember...

Easy Homemade Greek Yogurt

Easy Homemade Greek Yogurt

My daughter is the yogurt expert in the family. She makes the best greek style yogurt in her Instant Pot® brand pressure cooker. It’s thick, creamy and delicious.  We gobble it up plain or served with fruit. It’s our grandson’s favorite breakfast. She likes making her own yogurt so...

Strawberry Honey Fruit Dip

Strawberry Honey Fruit Dip

Fresh fruit is a healthy, delicious snack or dessert on its own but it’s even better with dip! One of our favorites is strawberry honey fruit dip. This cream cheese fruit dip recipe calls for strawberry extract but you can make different flavors by substituting other extracts. For example, you can...

Blueberry Maple Lemonade

Blueberry Maple Lemonade

Hot summer days call for tasty cold drinks and this sparkling blueberry maple lemonade is a refreshing change of taste from ordinary lemonade. The flavor of blueberries and lemon is a delicious combination and the color is gorgeous. This lemonade also looks very pretty in a punch bowl or pitcher...

Roasted Garlic Hummus

Roasted Garlic Hummus

We love homemade hummus for a healthy, delicious snack and sometimes I have it for lunch too. This roasted garlic hummus recipe has a delicious mellow garlic flavor. If you want a more spicy hummus it’s easy to add more cayenne pepper.   Roasted Garlic Hummus Recipe Ingredients: 1 large...

Instant Pot Baby Back Ribs Recipe

Instant Pot Baby Back Ribs Recipe

We love baby back ribs and I serve them more often now that I have my Instant Pot electric pressure cooker.  This quick and easy Instant Pot baby back ribs recipe makes fall off the bone tender and delicious ribs. The cinnamon and rosemary in the dry rub complement...

Sweet Cherry Barbecue Sauce

Sweet Cherry Barbecue Sauce

This flavor-packed cherry barbecue sauce combines the natural sweetness of cherries and maple syrup with the welcoming warmth of ginger, cinnamon, and rosemary. This Instant Pot BBQ sauce goes well with pork and chicken. Be sure to purchase sweet, dark or black cherries for this recipe. Because the smaller...

Loaded Cold Cauliflower-Leek Soup

Loaded Cold Cauliflower-Leek Soup

 I love soups, especially soups that make a complete meal like this loaded cold cauliflower-leek soup. It’s like a loaded baked potato but without the carbs and less fat!  This delicious cold soup is cooked in the Instant Pot brand pressure cooker but you can use any type of pressure...

Crazy Sour Cream Spice Cake

Crazy Sour Cream Spice Cake

I baked this crazy sour cream spice cake for a non-profit fundraising event recently. It was a huge hit and a number of people at the event asked me for the recipe. I found in one of Mom’s cookbooks. When I saw this recipe I notice it’s a wacky...

Steel Cut Oat Breakfast Bowls

Steel Cut Oat Breakfast Bowls

Steel cut oat breakfast bowls are a healthy and delicious breakfast that looks as great as it tastes! The nice thing about these Instant Pot steel cut oats is cooking them is a breeze, you can pretty much set it and forget it. We love having a hot bowl...