• Browned Butter M&M Blondies

    4th of July weekend is finally here and that means time for a yummy treat, these Browned Butter Blondies are perfect!  I don’t know about you but it seems like it has taken for ever to get to this point in the year.  Even though this year’s celebrations may look a little different that doesn’t mean it can’t be yummy.  These blondies are the perfect QUICK fix for your weekend celebrations. All about the browned butter… I love a good blondie but these blondies are next level.  Why?  You ask… it is all about the browned butter.   Browned butter really does make all the difference.  It adds a nutty…

  • Mexican Street Corn

    The Holiday weekend is almost here and I am busy thinking about all the yummies I am going to fix.  One dish I know for sure is this Mexican Street Corn Salad.  It is a perfect side for this Holiday weekend. It is so much more than corn Ok, obviously corn is a HUGE part of this dish but that is not all there is to it.  There is also lime, cheese, herbs, chili powder, sour cream…and a few more things.   Let me tell you it all comes together to create a delicious corn salad, that you can serve warm or chilled, that everyone is sure to LOVE!! It…

  • 4th of July Berry Trifle

    Looking for a way to celebrate the 4th of July in this crazy time we are living in?  How about this Berry Trifle?  It is delicious, quick, easy and so pretty!! Berrylicious Everything  Walking through the produce section (with my make on) of my local grocery stores and farmers markets I am overwhelmed with all the beautiful berries. With the long Holiday weekend here I want to highlight them in this amazing triple berry trifle.   Even better it is  red, white and blue making it perfect for 4th of July holiday.  Ok really it is perfect for any summer party you have coming and it is so pretty!! Trifle Fun Now I…

  • Berry good time…

    4th of July weekend is FINALLY here and it is a berry good time to celebrate!  Not only are we celebrating the 4th of July but lets also celebrate all the beautiful berries that are filling up all the produce areas of you local grocery stores and farmers markets. Now we could make a simple strawberry shortcake or maybe some blueberry muffins, but I wanted to take it up a notch…how about a LEMON BERRY Tart? Something Special… Tarts have always been a favorite of mine.  They just always seem to make something that could be ordinary something very special.  Every time I go to a French bistro or dessert…

  • Firecracker Chicken

    Ready to liven up your chicken game… try Firecracker Chicken!!  Chicken is a staple on my dinner menu.  It is quick, easy and lean…but sometimes it can be kinda boring…that is until now.  Firecracker Chicken is the perfect dinner option for tonight. One pan (& a bowl)…done Not only is this chicken super yummy, but it is also super easy.  All you need is a bowl to whisk the sauce together and then an oven safe skillet and voila your done.     I don’t know about you but that makes me a happy girl. A spicy as you want Being that the name is Firecracker Chicken there is a…

  • Firecracker Brownies

    The 4th of July is just around the corner and that means it is time for red, white and blue everything and firecrackers for everyone.  To really make this holiday something to remember make these Firecracker Brownies…they really are something amazing. It starts with a box I am a big fan of brownies and especially homemade brownies, but recently I was chatting with a  friend and she was telling me about her favorite brownies.  I was quite surprised to find out they start with a box brownie mix.  She added a few extra ingredients to make them even better and they came AMAZING…so I had to give it a shot.…

  • M&M Magic Bars

    M&M Magic Bars are truly MAGIC!!  Every bite is perfection.  I love the more traditional layer bars, like these Hello Dollies, but these are my new favorite          Layer it Up! Just like your more traditional layer bars these M&M Magic Bars are layered with tons of yummy.  First it starts with a graham cracker crust, then comes the sweetened condensed milk, some oats, some chocolate and butterscotch chips, then the M&M’s and of course some sprinkles.  Now I know that sounds like a lot of work… but trust me these are so easy to make.   Let’s Get Started! The graham cracker crust is a must for me, if you…

  • Hamburger Steak with Onion Gravy … Yes, Please

    Hamburger Steak may feel a little old school but I tell you…this hamburger steak is AMAZING!  Don’t believe me… try it. Oh the Onions… So fun fact, I have not always been the biggest fan of onions.  Yep so I never have onions on my burger or hot dog, or in my salads.  I really only love onions when they are browned, like in this gravy, or onion soup, or cut up small for a hint of flavor.  I know, weird but it is just how I am.   These onions are made even better as they are cooked in the same skillet as the hamburger steaks just adding even…

  • Tres Leche Cake – A Decadent dessert

    Tres Leche Cake is the perfect Cinco de Mayo treat.  Trust me you need this in your life. A little different this year Ok… so I know this year your Cinco de Mayo’s celebration may be a little different than normal, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still celebrate and have some GREAT food!   To celebrate the day I feel like we should have something sweet and this Tres Leche cake is the perfect treat.  It is just sweet enough and rich and JUST SO GOOD! It all starts with the cake This cake is a little different than you traditional white cake.  You separate out the egg whites…

  • Cadbury Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Easter is TOMORROW & Cadbury Chocolate Chips Cookies are the perfect treat.  I don’t know about y’all but the great “Quarantine of 2020” has really thrown off my calendar and time frames in general.  I just realized I never posted these amazing cookies for your Easter (at home) Celebrations.  Good thing is they are super quick to make!! Cadbury Egg Fun! Since I was a little kid I have always loved the Cadbury Eggs.  I just love the crunchy shell with the chocolate inside.  I also love the pastel colors!  I have used them as a centerpiece on my table, as a fun snack or in cookies like these or…