Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Not only is cooking food a passion of mine, but cookies are as well. They are atop all the rest of my food and desserts. The reason? They always, ALWAYS make you smile! It takes some people back to their youth, makes you think of a distant memory, and/or may create a new one. I…

Chicken Wing Soup

Two staples in the Buffalo, New York area are chicken wings and soup. With Buffalo being the city with the best known chicken wings and an area that measures snow in feet, this soup totally makes sense as to why it’s popular there. I spent the first 25 years of my life growing up in…

Rustic Tomato Soup

This tomato soup is surely not anything you would find from a can. It has all fresh ingredients and in my opinion, it’s healthy meal option for your family. You can use organic ingredients, if you so choose to and you know exactly what is in it. With no preservatives, you can make extra and freeze the…

Savory Beef Stew

What can I say? Beef stew is the ultimate comfort meal and is even better the next day as leftovers. Personally, I make this meal, about twice a year because it is so rich but it is so worth the wait. You can add different veggies, such as parsnips instead of carrots or potatoes and…

Taco Quesadillas

Tacos have never really been a favorite of mine until I began trying them in different ways. My husband had requested them (Taco Tuesday) and I honestly wasn’t in the mood for them. I wanted something different and crunchy so I thought well nachos would be good. I kept thinking and realized, I hadn’t made…