Recipes

Bridal Shower

Bridal Shower

Somehow I have been nominated as the “family giver of showers.” I am happy to accept this honor, mostly for my mother. She enjoyed the showers so much; the food, the family, the togetherness of it all.  My main goal during any shower is to […]

Lemon Drop Martini

Lemon Drop Martini

Lemon Drop Martini…need I say more? Well, you know me, I must go on. It’s simple, delicious and, if made correctly, the best drink you will ever have.       2 shots Grey Goose Citron Vodka Juice of 1/2 lemon (fresh Meyer lemons are […]

Valentine’s day dessert

Valentine’s day dessert

Let’s be honest, Valentine’s Day comes with a lot of pressure. If you’re with someone, did you get them the right gift? If you’re not with someone, will you be in the lonely hearts club? Are you going to pull on some sweatpants, take off […]

Lilly’s famous lemon bars

Lilly’s famous lemon bars

My mom was famous for many things. Being fun, up for a treat any time, playing rummy, puzzles, rocking babies, crocheting baby blankets, loving her family and church, cooking, baking, yelling, bossing, forgiving, and the list goes on. Not a better mother was there on […]

Toll House bars

Toll House bars

Nothing fancy here…yet they are eaten up in no time! I make mine a bit differently…some may say, underbaked…and others say they are delicious. I use the regular Nestle Toll House bar recipe below, which is literally taped inside my baking cabinet due to its […]