Grilled Garlic-Lime Chicken

As far as quick summer dinners go, hamburgers and hot dogs are great, but grilled chicken is my personal favorite. It’s also a must for me at cookouts. We went to a cookout recently, the…

Melon and Tropical Fruit Salad

Growing up, fruit salads were an ever-present dish at family gatherings. I don’t mean the fruit cocktail from a tin can with maraschino cherries. Homemade fruit salad, full of home-canned fruits, like peaches, apricots, and…

Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

Strawberry Cheesecake Bites I’ve seen so many strawberry cheesecake bites that involve stuffing the cheesecake mixture into the strawberry. Those are delicious, but I wanted something that was faster and less fussy – I didn’t…

Pesto Chicken Pasta

My husband went on a long business trip recently. While I was happy to go with him, it meant living out of a glorified dorm room for several weeks. I didn’t even know if there…

Chocolate Chip Scones

Chocolate Chip Scones Mmm, scones. They’re a breakfast staple around our house, especially for busy mornings. These chocolate chip scones are perfect with a cup of coffee or eaten on the go. My husband likes to enjoy…

Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

Lemon Poppyseed Muffins I grew up eating homemade muffins – at breakfast, tucked into my lunchbox, as an after-school snack, and even as treat after dinner. My mom’s specialty was blueberry. They were so good, and I…