Hoppin’ John and Collard Greens: traditional New Years Recipes

I’ve been learning about this New Year’s tradition of eating black-eyed peas and collard greens […]

Happy Christmas to all our dear readers!

Barb and I would like to say thanks and Merry Christmas to all of you […]

Christmas Eve…are YOU ready?

I have to confess, I still have to make Cheesy Potato Casserole for, get this, […]

Star Ornament for Christmas Eve festivities

Homemade Hawaiian Sweet Bread (aka Portuguese Sweet Bread)

Is Hawaiian Sweet Bread part of your holiday tradition? My Auntie Joan, maker of all […]

Hawaiian Sweet Bread

Planning for Christmas Dinner

If you’re as busy as I am this week, it’s probably hard to even THINK […]

Christmas Cookies: More Goodies to Share

Christmas is a week away and the need for goodies seems to be escalating! So […]

ornaments and Christmas cookies

Dutch Almond Banket Bites: the shape of the future!

Can the Dutch almond Banket recipe be improved upon? Nope. Not a chance. BUT sometimes this […]

Four Banket Bites

Christmas Cookies: checking in here and there

We’ve been snowed in for two days and this really is a perfect time to […]

Anniversary Christmas ornament

Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen

This is a GREAT weekend to work on last minute Christmas gifts. It looks like […]

Lighthouse Christmas ornament

More Christmas Cookies

I’m catching up with our 31 Days of Christmas Cookies project from last year and […]

Christmas Angels

31 Days of Christmas Cookies

We’re deep into final exams, Christmas concerts, swim meets, Christmas parties, and SNOW! I want […]

Christmas decorations

Good foodies and good friends

I’m here to ask you all for a favor. A good friend of My Sister’s […]

Breakfast Casserole: Hearty food on a Snowy Day

This breakfast casserole consisting of bread, eggs, milk, bacon, and cheese is nicknamed Joe-joe Jumble […]

breakfast casserole

Bourbon Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce

I’m a Johnny-come-lately to the whole bread pudding scene, but I’m quickly becoming a fan. […]

Bread Pudding with Caramel sauce and whipping cream

Thanksgiving Leftovers: Leftover Cranberry Sauce Muffins!

The very last of my Thanksgiving leftovers became cranberry muffins and the very first of […]