Vietnamese Meatballs

By Patty Schell As of late, I have been enjoying traveling the world. Maybe not traveling as much as experiencing the world through the articles of people, places, and food...

Honey of an Egg Whole Wheat Bread

Close your eyes and imagine bread or rolls from your favorite restaurant...A server carries in a basket of piping hot bread, with the aroma trailing behind, and places it on the table. The fragrance brings smiles as the basket is passed and each person pulls out a roll or a slice of warm bread.  

Eleven Herbs and Spices Oven-Fried Chicken Tenders

Eleven Herbs and Spices Oven-Fried Chicken Tenders Rather than pop over to a drive-thru near you for a taste of southern deep fry, try this slimmed version. It has all...

Taco Tuesday

By Patty Schell This week when Tuesday arrived, tacos were on my mind. I don’t know if Taco Tuesday is a thing other places across the country, but here in SoCal,...

Cinnamon-Streusel Coffeecake

Cinnamon and Butter? Yes, Please. Oh, yum! Some dear friends of ours introduced us to Carolyn’s Café in Redlands, California. Even though it was nearly lunchtime, I opted for breakfast. The reason? Carolyn’s famous coffee cake.

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...

Healthy Strawberry Banana Popsicles

The melody of the ice cream truck coming down our street always found us kids begging Mom for something cool on a hot summer day. The sweet treats found...

Easy Chicken Chow Mein

When I was a little girl, my Aunt Mikki came to visit us all the way from Japan. I wasn’t sure where exactly Japan was, but I knew it...

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

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...