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...

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,...

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...

What’s for Supper? Korean Beef

What’s for Supper? Korean Beef By Patty Schell Many times, we opt for the ease of someone else’s kitchen like McDonald's, Pizza Hut, or even our favorite Asia place. But in...

Coleslaw with Greek Yogurt Dressing

Coleslaw with Greek Yogurt Dressing By Patty Schell In the quest for eating the good stuff, I tried this coleslaw to go along with our pulled pork. It was pretty tasty....

Comforting Food: Chicken Meatball Soup

Comforting Food: Chicken Meatball Soup By Patty Schell Everywhere I go, someone is talking about the colds and flu that are going around. It seems every household has been invaded. Chicken...

Eating Well No Matter the Season: Healthy Italian Sausage

Eating Well No Matter the Season During this season of feasting, I am always looking for good ways to make healthier choices that don’t skimp on flavor and leave room...

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

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...

Applesauce Cake

My daughter called today and requested a recipe this morning. “You know, that yummy cake you used to bake when I was little.” This one was a family favorite...