Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

  I love the fall of the year. The cooler weather along with the colorful fall leaves here in Upper Michigan. I thought it was a good time to do a batch of Pumpkin Muffins. It really cooled down here the past week giving me the opportunity to run the oven. This pumpkin muffin recipe … Read more

Baked Spaghetti Recipe

Spaghetti has always been a favorite around our house. With the kids taking off to college we don’t cook big meals very often. One of my sons said he was coming home for the week end so I decided to cook this Baked Spaghetti Recipe. It has plenty of cheese, mushrooms and spaghetti sauce. It … Read more

Shake and Bake Recipe

 It has been a long time since I used store purchased Shake and Bake. When I saw this recipe I had to give it a try. This homemade Shake and Bake recipe is the greatest. Just a delicious combination of spices. I don’t remember for sure what the store bought tasted like-but from what I … Read more

Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

  With the abundance of blackberries here this year when I saw this recipe I had to give it a try. The crust creates a dumpling like topping which works out very well. You can really create the amount of servings you want by the number of dumplings. I used 1 dumpling per serving with … Read more

Glazed Grilled Pork Chop Recipe

Move over BBQ sauce. This Glazed Grilled Pork Chop Recipe is just delicious. The combination of apple juice and the rest of the ingredients is excellent. I used 4 boneless chops for this recipe. I am sure there is enough glaze to do about 8 to 10 if you wanted to. What a great recipe … Read more

Blackberry Ice Cream Recipe

We have had a great year for berries here in Upper Michigan. Hot weather for most days and rain about one day a week. Our blueberry, raspberry and blackberry plants producing just an unreal amount of berries. I love homemade ice cream. This Blackberry Ice Cream Recipe was a great way to use some of … Read more

Italian Deep Fried Mushroom Recipe

I have seen frozen Fried Mushrooms in the store. Why you would buy them I don’t know. They just take a few minutes to prepare from fresh mushrooms. It doesn’t make much sense unless you are really pressed for time. If you don’t like Italian seasoning just substitute traditional breadcrumbs. This is such a great … Read more

Cheese Potato & Smoked Sausage Casserole Recipe

I was looking for a dish to go with some shrimp we were cooking on the grill. We have some big eaters in the family and the shrimp was just not going to be enough. We all love cheese. This Cheese Potato & Smoked Sausage Casserole Recipe really appealed to me. After asking the rest … Read more

Mushroom Chicken Recipe

We have a ways to go from here to get to a Asian Buffet. So a few years ago we started preparing our own Asian Dishes. This Mushroom Chicken Recipe is just delicious. The fresh Zucchini blend with the other flavors in the recipe is scrumptious. This is a simple recipe with not a whole … Read more

Simple Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

   This Simple Strawberry Smoothie Recipe makes a great breakfast or lunch. We put it together for a snack. Very simple to make and a delicious treat. there is very little prep time. I used fresh berries- but I am sure frozen would work just as well and with any other type of berry. Enjoy … Read more

Grilled Cheesy Bacon and Potato Packet Recipe

What a great side dish. Grilled Cheesy Bacon and Potato Packet Recipe are just delicious. Easy to prepare with not a lot of prep time. When it is to hot to cook inside, do it all outside. This simple recipe goes great with BBQ chicken or steak. This recipe makes 2 large packets. You can … Read more

Grilled Chicken Recipe

With a heat wave moving into the area the last couple of days I had a good excuse to fire up the Gill again. This Italian Grilled Chicken recipe takes a little time due to the Marinade, but it is well worth the wait; it is just delicious. Cooks fast and goes great with any … Read more

Rainbow Seafood Macaroni Salad Recipe

Grilled steak or chicken and a good cold salad. Just a great summertime combination. This Seafood Macaroni Salad Recipe tastes great, and what a colorful combination of vegetables. Serve this on a 4th of July picnic and you could be famous. Give it a try. You and your guests will love it.   Rainbow Seafood … Read more

Grilled Brats and Beer Recipe

With the 4th July coming up this Brats and Beer Recipe will be a big hit. This is so tender you won’t believe it. This recipe is very simple and one of the great things about it is you can prepare it in advance. Throw it on the grill when you’re ready to party-they will … Read more

Taco Stuffed Shells Recipe

I love stuffed shells. I don’t make them very often because they are quite a bit of work. If you like tacos you will love this taco stuffed shells recipe. Be careful not to overcook the shells. You want the pasta to be firm enough, and in shape for stuffing. I cooked the shells while … Read more

Thai Grilled Chicken Thigh Recipe

Simply Delicious. This Thai Grilled Chicken Thigh Recipe has very little prep time and can marinade for as little as one hour. I had the time so I marinated the thighs for 2 hours. I am sure the longer the better. I turned the thighs several times by hand during the process to make sure … Read more

Seafood Macaroni Salad Recipe

Summertime is here. Along with summer comes the cook outs, graduation parties, and picnics. Cold salads are great in the summer and go with almost anything. I love the grill and the cold salads that many time goes along with it. This Seafood Macaroni Salad Recipe is just delicious. Serve it as a side dish … Read more

Steak Pizza Recipe

This is not your usual pizza recipe- but it is just delicious. This steak pizza recipe is simple. Just use your favorite crust and follow the recipe. There is not a lot of prep time and it cooks fast. Be sure to slice your steak as thin as you can-they cook fast and should be … Read more

Strawberry Cream Cheese Ice Cream Recipe

Because of the early warm weather throughout the country, fresh Strawberries are in abundance right now. I don’t know if the hot weather affects how good they are-but whatever the reason they are just delicious. Berries and cream always go good together so when I saw this Strawberry Cream Cheese Ice Cream Recipe I had … Read more

Simple Chopped Steak and Gravy Recipe

   When you need a quick and simple meal but don’t want to go the fast food route. This Simple Chopped Steak and Gravy Recipe is excellent. There is not a lot of prep time, it cooks fast- it is just delicious. Get as fancy with the chopped meat as you want to get. I … Read more