Zucchini Bread


I have read this is the year of the zucchini. I guess the weather was perfect for zucchini to thrive and everyone that grew some has a ton. Our CSA farm share has given us 4-5 zucchini and yellow squash each week. Now we know why. Verdict: The nice thing about this bread is that…

Betty Crocker Maple Walnut Pancakes


So my family is in kind of a weird spot right now. We haven’t really shared this at all with anyone but one of my son’s friends is being tested for Covid-19. We just found out yesterday. The issue is that he was at our house last Thursday. We have only had about 4 people…

5 Great Breakfasts Hearty Enough for Dinner


We love having breakfast for dinner about once a week. Usually on Thursday nights because I am tired of cooking we have some type of breakfast meal. The family loves it and they always know on Thursdays what to expect for dinner! Country Egg and Sausage Breakfast Casserole (click for link to recipe) You can…

Tart Cherry Muffins


Are you still baking and cooking at home quite a bit? I still have not gone into a restaurant to eat since March. The restaurants here are at 50% capacity and having outdoor dining when possible but I am just not ready to go out to eat yet. We have been ordering take-out once a…

Versatile Sheet Pan Pancakes


We are still having Breakfast for Dinner Thursday at our house. It is the one day of the week I really don’t need to think too much about dinner until we make it. Dinner is usually ready in less than 30 minutes and everyone helps get it ready. It makes it go so much quicker…

Bananas Foster French Toast Cassserole


We just got the announcement that my daughter will be going back to college in the fall. They are doing a hybrid of in person classes, on-line classes and some classes will include both. They are not having any breaks from September 2nd to November 20th when they will break for Thanksgiving. After that students…

Breakfast for Dinner: Scramble Bowls


Still working on cleaning out the freezers. We had shredded potatoes – you know when potatoes are on sale for 2 #10 bags for ….. You stop and think what would I do with 20 lbs. of potatoes? Here you go! You can prepare your potatoes for what you may want to use them for…

Tonga Toast


As many of you know my family loves Walt Disney World and well, anything Disney. We make annual trips to Disney and I loved it so much I finally became a travel agent specializing in Disney and Universal Studios. I love planning trips. We are foodies and the highlight for our family isn’t just the…

Jimmy Dean’s Crustless Quiche


Day 68 –  Once a week we have Breakfast for Dinner. It makes my dinner planning easier. Also, breakfast for dinner meals tend to be a bit simpler to make and my family thinks it is fun. Have a bunch of cereal open that you want to get rid of? Make a cereal bar. Place…

Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting


Day 62 – We have started making fancier breakfasts on the weekend since the shelter in place started almost 9 weeks ago. It seems like we are taking more time to do the family things (which is good). There are no commutes to jobs and school even if they are working on the weekends. That…

Western Quiche


Day 54 – Trying to find new ways to amuse ourselves. We are doing tons of cleaning now. For the longest time I think we resisted it. Don’t get me wrong we sort of cleaned more than usual but not the really deep cleaning I wanted. The scrub the living room carpet, take everything out…

Twice Baked Ham and Cheese Potatoes with Fried Eggs


Day 53 – Looking at the report in “The New York Times” the other day about how deaths are projected by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to be possibly double by June 1st and that cases of Covid-19 are still going up made me incredibly sad. It was one of those days where I…