Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

  We were out of town over the holidays and when we returned I had a nice bunch of over ripe bananas looking at me.  I just cannot bring myself to throwing those gems away – so, out came my banana bread recipe.  This one is delicious with the addition of chocolate chips and pecans.  […]

Butter Pecan Sauce

If you ever need a quick and easy dessert, this sauce recipe is for you.  In under 10 minutes, you can have a wonderful dessert sauce ready to serve.  Perfect over ice cream, but equally delicious over pound cake.  If you have ice cream in the freezer, you have dessert ready to go.  If you […]

Salted Caramel Pecan Muffins

This past weekend, we traveled to Chapel Hill, North Carolina to experience the food scene in this thriving college town.  One of the highlights of the weekend was our walking food tour of Carrboro and Chapel Hill.  Our tour was conducted by Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours and our guide, Will, definitely showed us the […]

Raspberry Romaine Salad

When I walked into the grocery store this morning,  I immediately saw the fruits that are bold in color and look beautiful after a long winter.  I picked up these jumbo raspberries and decided to add them to a salad.  This is a simple salad made with romaine, raspberries and chopped pecans.  I used white balsamic raspberry blush […]

Cranberry Pecan Butterscotch Bars

Bar cookies are the easiest cookies to make.  With this recipe you mix the ingredients in a saucepan, the same pan that you melt the butter in.  So easy to assemble and the bars are moist and delicious.  My husband is the ultimate cookie lover.  I know when he says this is a ‘winning’ recipe […]