Glazed, Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf

Glazed, Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf

Cooking has always played a big part in my life.  From a very young age, I was in the kitchen eager to learn.  One dish that was always a favorite of my father’s was meatloaf.  I created many versions over the years.  Some good, some not so good but all were an...
Barbecue Baby Back Ribs

Barbecue Baby Back Ribs

Nothing reminds me of summer more than barbecue and one of my favorite barbecued meats is baby back ribs.  My absolute favorite ribs are from Pig of the Month in Dayton, Ohio.  I order their ribs online and they arrive smoked and ready to eat yum. But I also love to...
Spicy Smoked Dry Rub

Spicy Smoked Dry Rub

Winter in the Pacific Northwest can be wet and dreary leaving those of us who live here longing for all things spring and summer.  One quick way to banish the winter blues is making a well-loved summer meal.  In our home, that means barbecue and this rub will help...

Whipped Sugar Body Scrub

Below you will find the most decadent and “easy to make” sugar body scrub recipe you will ever need.   We experienced a version of this amazing body scrub at a high-end spa in Hawaii.  We were treated to another version at a local spa in the Seattle area...
Melt in Your Mouth Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Melt in Your Mouth Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

I love to cook and I love, love, love peanut butter.  I like it on fruit, in sandwiches or sauces.  The possibilities when cooking with peanut butter are endless.  But one of mine and my family’s favorite ways to eat peanut butter is in the delicious, melt in your...