My Favorite Fruit

Champagne grapes Have you ever been asked, “What three things would a stranger find in your refrigerator?” Well, one of the three for me is grapes. I LOVE grapes – purple grapes, red grapes, green grapes. And I use them … Continue reading

Strawberry Shortcake Bars

This recipe was originally from the cookbook “Baking” but was for Blueberry Cookies. We have adapted it for strawberries and have found them to be so much better when baked into bars. This is one of my very favorite desserts … Continue reading

Stuffed French Toast with Orange Syrup

INGREDIENTS 6 1-inch slices of french bread 4 ounces of cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup orange marmalade 3 eggs 3/4 cup milk 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon Dash of ground nutmeg 2 tablespoons butter or margarine DIRECTIONS Stuffed French … Continue reading

Spinach Pesto Salad Dressing

Who remembers that song from the first Muppets Movie, “It’s not Easy Being Green?” For some reason that song always pops into my head when I make Pesto. And, who can resist that beautiful emerald green color and that fresh … Continue reading

Summer Italian Bread Salad

Oh my, this is such a delicious and easy recipe that makes a great dinner out of summer’s fresh bounty. This recipe could be easily converted to a vegetarian salad. I’ve not had any success growing tomatoes in Arkansas this … Continue reading