Vanilla Cupcake with Buttercream Frosting

A Handful of Love: Vanilla Cupcake with Buttercream Frosting By Patty Schell Some days just call for celebration. And what better way to celebrate than with cake. Although I have been...

Our Family Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

I have been using this recipe since before my kids were born, and from the time they could reach the counter to make these cookies themselves, they have been using it too. We occasionally try new cookie recipes, but always end up coming back to this one. My kids asked me to post it for them to look up while they are away at college.

Creamy White Bean Chili

The weather has turned on us here in my part of Southern California. The nighttime temperatures have dipped below freezing and in response, I have been making soup. Tonight, it was a White Chicken Chili. Oh man, was it delish. Hope you enjoy it, too. By the way, this will work very well in your crockpot

Pumpkin Dump Cake

With pumpkin spice everywhere and in everything, I begin to crave something that actually has pumpkin to go along with all that spice. Enjoy this easy dessert that will...

Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce By Patty Schell Apple season has come to the Schell household. We have two trees and they are loaded. I wish I could tell you what variety they are...

Southern Pound Cake

1 cup (two sticks) unsalted butter softened 3 cups sugar 6 Eggs (room temp) 3 cups all-purpose flour ½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 1 cup heavy cream 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract or almond....

Curried Lentils with Butternut Squash

Soup weather is upon us. This delicious lentil dish is just the thing. The curry seasoning is sure to warm you up on a cold day. It is one...

Corn and Cauliflower Soup

Potato soup is a recipe I remember my mom making often. I’m sure it was one of those things that was cheap and could expand to feed a lot...

Pumpkin Dump Cake and Homemade Whipped Cream

Autumn has finally has arrived! It's my favorite time of the year. If you're like me, you long for your house to spell of sugar and spice and everything nice. Here's...

Smokey Pork and Beans Chili

By Patty Schell I don’t always know in the morning what I’ll be in the mood for at the end of the day. Sometimes, I just opt for throwing some...
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