Sunlight in Your Garden Will Determine What Is Good To Plant There 

Different plants need different sunlight and when you invest  your time and money in garden you should think about that. If you want to succeed in your garden endeavors, you are going to need to know where you have sun and where you don’t. Some plants need full sun or at least 6 hours ,the […]

Oven Roasted Potatoes

Ingredients: red or yukon gold potatoes extra virgin olive oil 1/2 a packet of dry zesty Italian dressing mix garlic powder 1/3 red or yellow onion (optional) pinch of salt pinch of pepper   Instructions:   1) You can use red or yukon potatoes. The original recipe called for red potatoes, but I didn’t have […]

Pumpkin Toffee Cheesecake

Ingredients: CRUST: 1 3/4 cups (about 14 to 16) shortbread cookies, crushed 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted   CHEESECAKE: 3 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened 1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar 1 can (15 oz.) 100% Pure Pumpkin 2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can)  Evaporated Milk 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 […]

Cheeseburger Egg Rolls

Ingredients : 1 lb ground turkey or beef 6 dashes Worcestershire sauce 1/2 Tablespoon salt 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 6 slices American cheese 12 egg roll wrappers, room temperature Olive oil Sesame seeds     Directions :   Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large skillet, […]

Famous Crack Potatoes

Ingredients : 2 (16 oz) containers of sour cream 8 oz bacon. cooked and chopped 2 cup shredded cheddar 1 packages ranch dip mix 1 30 oz bag shredded hash browns     Directions :   30 minutes Preheat the oven to 400° Combine the first four ingredients in a large bowl. Add hash browns. […]


Ingredients : 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1/2 cup corn syrup 1 stick (1/2 cup) salted butter 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups chopped pecans 2 cups sweetened shredded coconut     Preparation : In a medium sized bowl, combine coconut and pecans; set aside. In a heavy saucepan over […]


Ingredients : 1 2/3 cups white sugar 2/3 cup evaporated milk 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 (6 ounce) packages milk chocolate chips 16 large marshmallows 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 cup chopped nuts   Directions : Combine sugar, milk, butter and salt in a medium sized saucepan. Bring to a boil, […]

Potato, Squash, & Goat Cheese Gratin

Ingredients: 2 medium yellow squash, about 1/2 pound 4 small to medium red potatoes, about 1 pound 3 tablespoons olive oil 4 ounces goat cheese Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup whole milk 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon thinly sliced basil or thyme leaves     Instructions: Preheat oven to […]

Toasted Quinoa Salad with Scallops & Snow Peas

Ingredients: 12 ounces dry sea scallops, cut into 1/2-inch pieces, or dry bay scallops (see Note) 4 teaspoons reduced-sodium tamari, or soy sauce, divided 4 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons canola oil, divided 1/2 cups quinoa, rinsed well (see Tip) 2 teaspoons grated or minced garlic 3 cups water 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup trimmed and […]

S’mores Ice Cream Cake

Ingredients: 32 graham wafers, divided 1/4 cup butter, melted 2 Tbsp. sugar 6 oz. Baker’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate 3 cups Cool Whip Whipped Topping (Do not thaw.) 1 tub (1.66 L) chocolate ice cream, softened 1 pkg. (250 g) Jet-Puffed Miniature Marshmallows, divided 2 Tbsp. milk     Instructions: HEAT oven to 325°F. CRUSH 20 wafers […]