Orzo with the Good Stuff

This recipe is from my mom. My mom has no idea what a great cook she is! I have many recipes from her and use them over and over again. This one is a little different and has things in it that I wouldn’t necessarily think of putting together (like lettuce) but it really works. Use […]

Caprese Salad

  I have tried making various recipes for caprese salad and this one is by far my favorite! I found it in one of my most used recipe books ‘Everyday Italian’ by Giada de Laurentiis. I like to make it for when I have friends over or if I am asked to bring a salad […]

Cape Codder

My husband has been making Cape Codders for years now. When we first moved to Arizona we made these for our friends here and everyone loved the name of it and it was kind of like a drink we brought with us from the East Coast (we are originally from CT – three hours from […]

Strawberry Salad

This salad is a classic in our house. Years ago, my friend made this and I loved it so much I asked her for the recipe. Since then, I’ve made it many, many times. Everybody loves it and I always get tons of compliments on it. It’s a perfect summer salad for picnics, bbqs, and […]