A Journey’s Recipe

Sunday mornings usually spent with a dear friend… If you can’t be there—you can eat there! A journey’s recipe: Smother crispy, chewy, yeasty, toasty bagels in the bliss of guilty pleasure that is cream cheese and then nestle in wispy curls of paper thin sweet red onion, generously punctuate with […]


Old Fashioned Herbed Chicken and Rice

Old Fashioned Herbed Chicken and Rice   Ingredients: 1/2 c. butter (salted) 1 c. sweet onion, diced (one medium) 1c. sliced celery (heart and all) 1 T. fresh Thyme, minced 1 t. fresh oregano, minced 1/2 t. fresh rosemary, minced 1/2 t. freshly cracked black pepper 2 c. long grain rice […]


Oh-So-Creamy Coconut Icebox Cake Dessert

Oh-So-Creamy Coconut Icebox Cake Dessert An updated version of the original Lady Bird Johnson (LBJ) Icebox Pudding Cake   My mother always called this her “Yummy Dessert” and it was a delicious staple of spring and summer family get-togethers during the 70s at our house! Sadly, the recipe went missing […]


Simply Sultry & Sassy Sausage Crockpot Dip

I come from hearty, hybrid immigrant stock and hail from the Great Plains state of South Dakota. My entire family represents died-in-the-wool, avid (occasionally rabid) football fans or, more specifically, Minnesota Viking fans!  I missed that gene. I am a disappointment and an embarrassment to my family and, over the […]