Scalloped Oysters

Scalloped Oysters Recipe

Scalloped oysters are fantastic served as a special side dish, first course, or appetizer with crackers.  For many families in some regions of the United States, this dish is a … Continued

Perfect Fruitcake

Secrets for Perfect Fruitcake

  Secrets of Making a Perfect Fruitcake From the cookbook called A World of Baking by Dolores Casella     On the quest to make the perfect fruitcake? Your homemade … Continued

Slow Cooker Garlic Roasted Baby Potatoes

Slow Cooker Garlic Roasted Baby Potatoes Recipe

  My daughter’s and I were so excited to receive our foodie friend’s new cookbook, Recipes For Busy Moms – The Magical Slow Cooker by Sarah Olson.  My youngest daughter … Continued

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Breakfast Casserole

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Breakfast Casserole Recipe

My youngest daughter brought this slow cooker pulled pork breakfast casserole to a family Sunday brunch gathering and it was a hit with the crowd. Per Brenda “I wanted to … Continued

Pumpkin Mousse Trifle

Spiced Pumpkin Mousse Trifle Recipe

Spiced Pumpkin Trifle would make an excellent dessert for your next Thanksgiving Dinner.  The Spiced Pumpkin Trifle can either replace the traditional pumpkin pie or be served as an alternate … Continued

Standing Rib Roast

Standing Rib Roast with Rosemary-Thyme Crust Recipe

This fantastic standing rib roast (prime rib roast) recipe and dinner menu were generously shared with my by Linda Sandberg of Newberg, OR. Linda belongs to a Gourmet Dinner Group … Continued

Sweet Potato Cheesecake

Sweet Potato Cheesecake Recipe

  Sweet Potato Cheesecake is a wonderful cheesecake. The Sweet potatoes give the cheesecake a rich buttery and light sweet potato flavor. Cheesecake is always a great dessert, adding sweet potato brings … Continued

Swiss Cheese Fondue (Rheinlander Fondue)

Swiss Cheese Fondue Recipe

Swiss Cheese Fondue is one of my favorite appetizers – in fact, it is hearty enough to make a meal.  I first tasted this wonderful fondue at the Rheinlander Restaurant in … Continued

Tom and Jerry Batter and Cocktail Drink

Tom and Jerry Batter and Cocktail Recipe

Tom and Jerry cocktail recipe is a classic holiday cocktail drink that is enjoyed by many starting with the Thanksgiving holiday all the way to New Year’s day.  The main … Continued

uncooked Thanksgiving turkey

Turkey Roasting Guidelines & Tips

 How To Roast Thanksgiving or Christmas Turkey   What type of whole turkey should you buy – Fresh or Frozen?   Do you know that a “frozen” turkey is fresher … Continued

Turkey Stuffing

Turkey Stuffing Recipe

How To Make Turkey Dressing  Whether you call it “stuffing” or “dressing,” what’s not to love about turkey?  Everyone knows that the turkey stuffing is the best part of a turkey dinner … Continued

Vanilla Wafer Fruitcake

Vanilla Wafer Fruitcake Recipe

Vanilla Wafer Fruitcake probably could be classified somewhere between a cake and candy.  It seems that even people who do not generally like fruitcake, love this easy to make fruitcake. … Continued