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...
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...
Fresh Cranberry Salad Recipe

Fresh Cranberry Salad Recipe

Do you ever crave fresh cranberries?  I know I do.  While most people think of cranberries as a fall holiday food, they are good anytime.  I usually buy extra bags of fresh cranberries in the fall and freeze them to use year round. I’m not a fan of the traditional,...
Cloche Winter Scene

Cloche Winter Scene

There is nothing more special than creating a unique decoration for Christmas.  Below I will share with you my journey to create a table top decoration using vintage jewelry, supplies from your yard, and good old fashioned ingenuity.  Supplies are listed at the...