Wow, I loved the pork chops prepared this way. They were so good, quick and really easy to make with wonderful results. The pork was perfect, tender and juicy with a lovely apple glaze. The apple glaze was so good; I’ll be making this again and again, can’t wait to try it on chicken. Thank you for another wonderful meal.


Grilled Pork Chops with Apple Brown Sugar Sauce

These are definitely 5-star!! These are my grand son’s favorite cookies and he told me repeatedly that these were the best snickerdoodles that I’ve ever made. Thanks for making me a hero at home, Karen. This is now my go-to recipe and is already added to my Best of 2017 cookbook.


Snickerdoodle Cookies

Baked Spinach and Noodles

I love cream based baked pasta dishes and I love spinach, so the idea of mixing them together has always intrigued me. I found a recipe online that was a good start, but by the time I made changes to make it healthier and to accommodate what was in my fridge, my Baked...

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Easy Beef Brisket

I grew up eating brisket year round at weekly family dinners. But it was a also a staple on holiday dinner tables like Channukah and Rosh Hashanah. So when I took over the Channukah gathering for my family, I needed to come up with a brisket recipe. This recipe is...

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Crawfish Balls Recipe

I discovered crawfish on a trip to New Orleans years ago, and came home wondering what I could make with it. I'm not into spicy dishes or gumbo, but thought that dishes that used crab might be able to be modified to work with crawfish. Then I I found this recipe for...

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32 States I Need to Visit

I've shared before that my big dreams revolve around travel. I've even put together a travel bucket list. Most of the time, when I think about where I want to go, foreign destinations pop into my head. Ecuador. Greece. India. Italy. Africa. You get the idea. In the...

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What is It Really Like to Go Parasailing?

I have always been afraid of heights. Actually, I should clarify. It isn't really heights I'm afraid of. It's falling. If there is a strong railing, you can get me to look over the edge of a tall building. You can get me to walk on a suspended bridge like the ones I...

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Everything Else:

Kitchen Remodel: Before and After (Part 1)

When I bought my new house in December, I knew the first big project would be to remodel the kitchen. For you to really understand this transformation, you need to see pictures of before, during and after, and that's too much for one post. So I've decided to make this...

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9 Small Dogs Looking for Forever Homes

For the last few months, I've been fostering dogs with Senior Dogs 4 Seniors. My first 2 dogs, Odus (now Mesa) and Maizy were adopted. I currently am fostering Morty, an 8 year old chihuahua. After fostering with Gateway Pet Guardians in the past, I knew how much...

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Odus the Foster Dog Needs a Home

After almost a year without fostering dogs, I jumped back into dog rescue with a new group, Senior Dogs 4 Seniors. I chose this group because they focus on small dogs and they don't shy away from older dogs. It breaks my heart to hear of an 8 or 12 year old dog that...

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