Pumpkin Butter Cookies

I don't usually make pumpkin cookies, mainly because I'm not a fan of soft, cake-like cookies, and that's usually how they turn out. However, this person says her cookies are nice and chewy, so I [...]

Pumpkin Cornbread

It's been a few years, so I forgot that I had once tried pumpkin cornbread (see here) and decided I didn't need to make it again! However, the recipe I tried this month is a [...]


Once we finished the recipes for Cornish game hens in our Dutch Oven Cookbook, the next section required rabbit! Have you ever eaten rabbit? Wayne hasn't, but I have, although it's been close to 40 [...]

Crab Cakes

After eating crab twice in one day (Happy Birthday to You, Dear Husband!), and noticing a can of crab that had been languishing in the pantry, I decided it was time to see if we [...]

Almond Pancakes

We're having a hurricane party, and serving pancakes to our grandsons seemed like a perfect choice for breakfast. However, their mom tries to avoid flour and I didn't want her to feel left out, so [...]

Cuban Pork

We discovered this was a great marinade! Cuban Pork Chops 1 tablespoon garlic 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh parsley 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons lime juice [...]

French Onion Soup

Here's another recipe that I find hard to believe doesn't have its own post. This is one of Wayne's favorite soups. However, since it's something he often orders at restaurants, I guess I don't make [...]