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Homemade Hot Chocolate

Homemade Hot Chocolate

One of my daughters recently asked me how to make homemade hot chocolate with cocoa powder, she said she remembered that’s how I always made it for her and her siblings when they were at home. We reminisced as I shared how easy it is to make and thought...

Five Flavor Cake With Six Flavor Glaze

Watkins five flavor cake with six flavor glaze

The popularity of cake recipes come and go but this five-flavor cake with six-flavor glaze has been a favorite for generations of families. It must be the delightful combination of lemon, coconut, rum, and vanilla that makes it so good. Ingredients for the Five-Flavor Cake: 1 cup/250 mL (2 sticks)...

Spiced Honey Chicken

Spiced Honey Chicken

This spiced honey chicken recipe started my love affair with meat cooked with sweet spices. I’d never eaten or cooked with spices like cinnamon in savory dishes and the first time I made this one “I fell in love.” I’m a huge fan of chicken and anything you can cook...

Jalapeno Mashed Potatoes

Garlic mashed potatoes are a favorite of ours, but this recipe takes potatoes up a few notches with the addition of a hot jalapeno pepper. There are only 95 calories per serving in this dish and zero percent of these calories come from fat. Potatoes often get a bad rap for...

Turkey Quiche

There are so many ways you can use up all that leftover holiday turkey, quiche is one versatile dish that can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner. One of the things I love about quiche is you can add whatever fillings you like and have on hand and...

Autumn Beef Stew

Autumn Beef Stew

When the weather gets cooler we tend to eat more stews and this autumn beef stew made with fresh pumpkin is perfect for fall. Pumpkins are for more than jack-o-lanterns. This in season vegetable (or is it a fruit?) is plentiful in stores and farmers markets now. While you...

Classic Roast Turkey with Sausage and Apple Stuffing

Classic Roast Turkey with Sausage and Apple Stuffing

Turkey is a traditional holiday meal for ours and many other families. Following is a classic recipe for roast turkey with sausage and apple stuffing. Our family loves stuffing and this recipe makes a generous amount. What else is good to serve with roast turkey? Mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce...

Moist Delicious Roast Turkey Breast

Moist Delicious Roast Turkey Breast

Turkey is a healthy dinner option but it’s a lot of work to prepare an entire bird and then, what do you do with all the leftovers? If you have a smaller crowd to feed or prefer only the white meat this recipe for moist and delicious roast turkey...

Homemade Pumpkin Pie

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...

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...