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Recipe of the Week – Rocky Road Candy

This is a great recipe to make with children. These Rocky Road drop candies include just 3 ingredients – dark chocolate, chewy marshmallows and toasted nuts. You can experiment with adding different nuts, chunks of white chocolate, or dried fruit to the mix. If you only have large marshmallows, snip them into smaller pieces with…

Recipe of the Week – Roasted Red Potatoes with Herbs

These delicious potatoes are so good with grilled or broiled meats or poultry…but we also like them as a side with egg dishes for breakfast. Ingredients: 8 small red potatoes, cut into wedges 1 medium onion, cut in 6 to 8 wedges 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons butter 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed 1/2…

Recipe of the Week – Sunshine Puffs

These wonderful little treats got rave reviews this week. Guests even asked to take leftovers home. Of course, we said yes and gave them the recipe, too. Ingredients: 1 package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon grated lemon peel 1 cup flaked coconut 1 can Pillsbury® Big & Buttery refrigerated crescent dinner…

Recipe of the Week – Strawberry Salad

We are just starting to see local strawberries in the markets and this recipe is quick, easy and delicious. We think it’s perfect with grilled chicken or steak.           Ingredients: 3 cups fresh baby spinach 1/2 cup sliced fresh strawberries 1/4 cup sliced honey-roasted almonds 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 tablespoon…

Recipe of the Week – Cranberry-Orange Baklava Pinwheels

I am always on a hunt for something new to try. I really look forward to the Pillsbury Bake Off recipes. They’re generally fun and easy. We made these little treats from their new cookbook for Thursday’s breakfast and everyone loved them. Ingredients: 1 box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box 2 tablespoons…

Recipe of the Week – Lemon Liqueur

Now that the warmer weather is here, how about a recipe that’s fail-safe, easy, and yields a treat that’s oh-so delicious? The hardest part of making this lemon liqueur is waiting for the peels to steep, but your patience will be rewarded. As a special summer treat, a little of this lemony goodness turns a glass…

Recipe of the Week — Light Salmon Cakes with Mustard Dill Sauce

This delightful and heart healthy recipe is a favorite in our house. We just had it with fresh asparagus from the garden along side. The mustard dill sauce is wonderful and good with all types of fish. Yum! Salmon Cakes — Ingredients 3 medium Idaho baking potatoes Juice of one lemon Zest of one lemon…

Recipe of the Week – Andy‘s Special Chicken

No ski trip is complete with out this wonderful chicken dish made by our son-in-law. Don’t be put off by the curry and spinach. It’s a great family dish even the youngest kids gobble it up. Chicken Curry Florentine 2 boxes frozen chopped spinach 3-4 chicken breasts cut into strips (or tenders) 1/2 cup mayo…

Recipe of the Week – Easy Oreo Truffles

In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Oreos, we thought you would enjoy this wonderfully easy and oh so good recipe. Ingredients: 1 pkg. (8oz.) cream cheese (softened) 1 pkg. Oreo cookies finely crushed, (about 4 ¼ cups) – not double stuffed. They taste good but will not work in this recipe. 1 – 8…