gracie’s oreo cookie & cream cupcakes


My daughter Grace made up a batch of these in her Intro to Culinary Arts class. They’re delicious and so easy to prepare! The cream cheese frosting is perfect on these little confections. for the cupcakes: ~ preheat oven to 350 degrees F. ~ 1 boxed white cake mix 3 large eggs 1/2 cup real…

creamy lemon poppy seed chicken


Mmmmmm! Oh, yeah! This is my idea of comfort food. This chicken is super creamy and rich. It’s perfect with a cold, crisp tossed salad and a little baguette. So many of the creamy chicken casseroles out there call for condensed, canned cream soups. Honestly, they’re so bad for you! Most of them contain tons…

the original frontier inn salad


There use to be a restaurant in Wickenburg, AZ called The Frontier Inn owned by a man named Vic Comer. He was famous for his smoked meats… and this amazing salad. We just love it with grilled steak or chicken! yield: 8 servings 6 slices thick cut bacon 1 large cove garlic, minced 2 cups…

green goddess deviled eggs with bacon


These deviled eggs are a new, healthier twist on the old, favorite classic. I make these for virtually every holiday and they also make an awesome addition to a breakfast, brunch or game day buffet! This recipe makes extra deviled egg filling than you’ll need to fill the eggs. I like to serve it in…

matzo ball soup


This has most definitely been the winter of soup! I’ve been enjoying the process of creating new soup recipes and sharing them with all of you… annnnnd, I have a very special project in the hopper. Eep! Wait for it…. This is such a lovely, elegant soup. Jeff and Grace love it. There’s something so…