Carrot Cake Bars with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

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Crumbly, moist and super easy carrot cake bars for your next spring party! Or just whenever the carrot cake craving hits. Usually I’ll start a post with a story or a little tid-bit that somehow relates to the recipe I’m sharing. But not today....

Crab Cake Sliders with Spicy Mayo

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These crab cakes with spicy mayo are easy to make, absolutely delish, and a huge hit at parties. Everywhere I bring them, they disappear in an instant! For almost 10 years, I called Maryland’s Eastern Shore home. We lived on a 5-acre farm surrounded...

BBQ Chicken, Bell Pepper and Pineapple Skewers

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For spring and summer parties or weeknight meals, these scrumptious BBQ chicken, bell pepper and pineapple skewers hit the spot. The perfect balance of salty and sweet! In my backyard is a big ole’ mud pit. We ripped out our wooden deck earlier this...

No-Knead Crusty Artisan Bread

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One of my most reader-tested and approved recipes! This crusty, fluffy artisan bread needs only 4 ingredients and 5 minutes to come together… you won’t believe how easy and delicious it is! I have something amazing to share with you today! I mean, you’ve...

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

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You’ll love these guilt-free little cheesecake stuffed strawberries. So easy and perfect for spring or summer parties! Not sure where I took a left turn, but cheesecake is my new obsession – I love it! Maybe it’s just one of those things that continues...

Greek Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

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Fresh, simple and oh-so good for ya, try this tasty Greek salad with homemade lemon-garlic vinaigrette! Perfection served with a pile of warm pita bread. Mark and I love Greek food, and I try to cook tasty takes on light, fresh Greek dishes as...

Soft & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

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Say hello to an quicker, easier chocolate chip cookie! After all, who has time to wait for cookies? This weekend was all about chucking out the old to make way for the new! Saturday brought our big, community-wide garage sale where we guzzled coffee,...

Restaurant Style Salsa

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On tacos or tortilla chips, it doesn’t get better than this super easy homemade salsa! Just like your favorite restaurant style, but even more zesty and flavorful! Living in Southern Texas, we certainly get our fill of scrumptious salsa. Not only do we have...

Mark’s Pizza Nachos

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Happy Monday, everyone. Today, my handsome hubby (who is good at everything but cooking) is taking over the blog! We wanted to twist things up this April Fool’s Day and let him run the show for a change. He worked real hard on these...

Lemon Cheesecake Bars

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For an easy, impressive sweet treat, try these luscious lemon cheesecake bars with fresh berries. It is the best cheesecake I’ve ever made, without a doubt! I put these in the freezer so I’d stop eating them. The obvious choice. Except for the fact...