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 […]


Moonstruck’s Mignonette

Moonstruck’s Mignonette My recipe for mignonette (a classic French condiment consisting of a combination of vinegar, shallots and black pepper) is based on one that I found as a subscriber to the now defunct “Gourmet” magazine in 2005 and then fine tuned to reflect our tastes and it’s interaction with […]