Denise’s Southwestern Egg In A Basket

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We love to make these southwestern style eggs in a basket for breakfast on the weekend or even for a late night snack. They're super easy to make and we almost always have the ingredients on hand. Egg in a basket is usually made with toast and has many other names like egg in a nest and toad in a hole. Equally delicious by any name, switching the bread for a tortilla is a fun … [Read more...]

Denise’s Lemonade Pie

Denise's Lemonade Pie

We have several backyard barbecues planned during June to celebrate Father's Day, my dad's birthday and some visiting relatives from out of town so I'm looking forward to making several of these super simple Lemonade Pies!  Everyone enjoys these ice cream pies and you can even switch it up by using orange juice concentrate, frozen strawberries or pink lemonade … [Read more...]

Denise’s Baked Sweet Potato Fries Recipe & 3 Simple Ways to Prepare Sweet Potatoes

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We live in an agricultural area and the kids have enjoyed watching the crews harvesting sweet potatoes as we drive by on the way to school over the past month.  It's very interesting how they bring in a couple of old retrofitted school buses early in the morning and fill them completely up by lunchtime while pulling the sweet potatoes out of the turned earth by hand to keep … [Read more...]

Denise’s Bread Machine Cheesy Herb Bread

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Fifteen years ago when I bought my bread machine all I knew how to do with it was a buy a boxed mix, dump it in and press start.  The problem with that is that prepared mixes are pretty expensive and they're just not that easy to find anymore.  These days we use it for all sorts of things like making pizza dough and cinnamon rolls, and for experimenting with different varieties … [Read more...]