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Tuesday, July 15, 2014




 I made these cookies for my Daniel's birthday.

I thought he'd love them with his strong, black coffee 

that's his and his Granny's favorite!



These spicy cookies from New Mexico 
are rich, crisp and very easy to make. 
Biscochitos are the holiday cookie staple in New Mexico. 
The Biscochito is New Mexico’s Official State Cookie 
as declared by the New Mexico Legislature in 1989. 
Biscochitos were first introduced to Mexico by 
Spanish settlers who brought the recipe from Spain. 
Stored in a tightly sealed container, 
they can be frozen up to six months.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Lisa's Watermelon Sangria

What a relaxing 4th of July weekend we had!
We carried this delicious Sangria with us to the bay 
as we watched the fireworks...
A delicious way to begin the holiday weekend!

Lisa's Cucumber & Spinach Sandwiches

 Don't you just love the fresh veggies in the middle of summer!  This is one of my favorite sandwiches to make and take to work when the temperatures are high...its light and so very refreshing! 

Monday, July 7, 2014

Cheesy Ham Chicken

This is a great recipe that makes a 
chicken breast a little more dressy!  
It's great served with vegetables or would be 
wonderful as a sandwich on a buttery toasted bun!

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Italian Cream Cake

 A sweet friend asked if I would make 
one of these cakes for her Momma...
I had not made one in years...
 since our Christmas celebrations when I was a teenager...
It was always one of my family's favorites!
It brought back many fond memories for me 
and I'm hoping her Momma enjoyed every bite!

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Christy's Classic Chocolate Eclair Cake


My friend, Christy, brought her version of this 
delicious dessert to share with us at work. 
 I had forgotten just how easy and how delicious 
these  desserts are! 

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Lisa's Fettucini with Mushrooms, Spinach and Caramelized Onions

I was needing something just a little different and I found
all these wonderful ingredients just waiting in the fridge--  
This turned out absolutely delicious and will definitely 
become a part of our dinner rotation!