Hawaiian Pulled Pork Pizza

If you have been keeping up on my posts, then you probably can see where this came from and maybe even where this is headed.  If you haven’t, well…check out this past post to see how to use your slow cooker to make mighty tasty pulled pork.  Even though there were a large number of…

Spicy Mango Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

Spicy Mango Shredded ChickenNow, this is going to be a seriously tough one folks. I can beat Claire Robinson on this recipe…less than five ingredients and mighty tasty! Ingredients: 3 lb chicken breasts, I used frozen, but both dark or light meat chicken would work on this one. 1 Bottle Spicy Mango Marinade 1 15oz…

Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Another birthday come and gone, but not without leaving it’s mark of great memories, tons of laughter, lots of recycling and an over all feeling that I am very blessed to have such wonderful family and friends to share my life with. The best way I know to show people how loved they are in…

Tortellini Spinach Salad

There are some times in life where your definition of a great meal is something unbelievably chocolaty and rich like the chewiness of a warm brownie; sometimes that definition involves a perfectly grilled fillet mignon with blue cheese crumbles; and still sometimes that great meal will be something light, but filling, nutritious and flavorful, and…

Mint Lime Mocktails

These refreshing sippers liven up your otherwise standard sparkling water while still providing your that necessary cool down when the heat index is over 100 degrees, as it is expected to be this week in Minnesota. That’s right – for you out of stater’s that think that Minnesota is this cold, frozen place where people…

Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

When talking about things that compliment each other, many people say …It goes together like peanut butter and jelly.  Well, I say…It goes together like peanut butter and chocolate.  What a grand combination and when done right, you most likely will get a tummy ache because you don’t want to stop eating it.   This ice…

Key Lime Cupcakes

Once upon a time there was an adorable cookbook dedicated solely to making cupcakes.           Enter an excited and ambitious young man ready to make something new and bake! Adorable kid in swim goggles chose KEY LIME CUPCAKES!!!There were three sets of ingredients for the three separate components to the final dessert…the simple…

Peanut Butter Cookies

In talking with someone recently about Gwyneth Paltrow’s cookbook, they made the comment, ‘what makes her qualified to write a cookbook?’  It’s a fair question, since she is a well known actress, is very talented and has her own singing chops …and now we find out that she can cook, too?! Is that really fair?!…

Rhubarb Crisp

There are just some times of the year that you feel that you cannot get everything done.   That there is so much to do and so much to be excited about and OH MY GOD…there’s so much to do.  Holidays bring that out in a lot of people and I have to say that I’m…

Home Made Strawberry Ice Cream

There is nothing like home made ice cream.   Until about a month ago, I would not have been able to tell you the difference.  I recently purchased an ice cream maker for the house and what a difference that makes.  Besides the fact that I know all the ingredients that are going into my food,…