Monthly Archives: August 2007

A sweet tart of a cake!

This past weekend we hosted our friends Kim and Jeff over for dinner. Of course I can not have guests over and make dinner without dessert. Once we decided to grill out, this gave me the perfect excuse for making … Continue reading

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Decadent Pasta

If you don’t get the Kraft Food and Family magazine, you should! It’s free and comes quarterly with yummy, inexpensive and family friendly recipes. What I enjoy most is most recipes call for very few ingredients and most are quick … Continue reading

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A Perfect Brunch

This past weekend, my college roommate, Meg and her new husband, Pat come to visit us for the weekend. We love having guests and entertaining, so a brunch was a perfect ending to the weekend. This brunch casserole orginially called … Continue reading

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Hot and Spicy!

I’ve had this recipe printed out for a while, just waiting for the perfect time to make it. I wish I had made it sooner. It will definitely be in our rotation for dinners. It could not have been quicker … Continue reading

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Our Beach Trip…

For the past 2 years, we’ve been taking our annual family vacation to a new beach. Since we all love cooking and on vacation have the time, we each take a day to do all the cooking. This year we … Continue reading

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Mahi Mahi with Fresh Mango Salsa

This is a great dish for a hot summer evening. Any white fish such as Mahi-Mahi, Halibut or Tilapia work well. You can serve the leftover salsa with tortilla chips for snack or make it on its own. Also, if … Continue reading

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Banana Split CAKE!

My dad made this cake for his dessert at the beach. It’s delicious and even better the following day. If you love banana splits, you’ll love this dessert…the best thing is it doesn’t melt as quick. Make sure to serve … Continue reading

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A taste of summer.

Key Lime Pie (Cooking Light) 2 large eggs2 large egg whites1/2 cup Key lime juice (such as Nellie and Joe’s Famous Key West Lime Juice)1 teaspoon grated lime rind1 (14-ounce) can fat-free sweetened condensed milk1 (6-ounce) reduced-fat graham cracker crust1 … Continue reading

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Twice As Nice!

This dish is known as “The Meal” in my family. We have this whenever we left for camp, school, celebrated a birthday and have always had this on Christmas Eve. The side dishes may vary each time, but the steak … Continue reading

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This is one of my favorite cocktails that I discovered in Mexico on our honeymoon. Try using brown sugar instead of white sugar to add a slightly different taste. Mojitos 10 fresh mint leaves2 tablespoons sugarJuice from 1/2 lime (about … Continue reading

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