No Churn Cherry Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

I’ve wanted an ice cream maker for years! The problem is, I don’t want one bad enough to buy it from the store. Year after year I go yard-saling hoping that someone is going to sell a super nice one for super cheap. It just seems like it would be one those kitchen gadgets that someone would buy, use a couple times, and sell….. and … Continue reading No Churn Cherry Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

Strawberry Vanilla Oat Bars

I had a friend bring me a whole bucket of strawberries from a local strawberry farm. Wasn’t that nice? I was so excited!! When I looked at all those strawberries, I saw opportunity to develop recipes!  After we ate a ton of them, I thought about what I could make. The first thing I made was a double batch of strawberry cinnamon rolls. I couple … Continue reading Strawberry Vanilla Oat Bars

Vanilla Donuts with Raspberry Glaze

I made some pretty amazing donuts for National Donut day, but more than that I made some amazing memories! Some moments in our lives really count, you know the ones that make you feel like, wow, I did good….like, hey, I did the right thing here- yes those kind. I woke up on Friday and realized it was National Donut Day. I was already having … Continue reading Vanilla Donuts with Raspberry Glaze

Marinated Portobello Burgers

I’m a long time lover of mushrooms. When I was a kid my dad would make them occasionally. He would pop the tops off, fill them with butter, garlic, and spices, and bake them. They were pretty darn good!  Then, across the U.S. in California, my stepdad would search for mushrooms in the woods behind his home, and cook them down into a delicious stew … Continue reading Marinated Portobello Burgers