A Spring Soup and Salad Supper: Carrot Ginger Soup and Asian Chicken Salad

Carrot Ginger soup is a vegan dish that is full of flavor. Using fresh ginger gives it a little more. It’s light but great for your taste buds. Don’t worry about wasting any of it either; You can freeze it and pull it out whenever you’re in the mood for it. The perfect salad to…

Spring Brunch

Some families prefer a Holiday Brunch as their holiday get together.  Keeping the holiday dinner a more small private affair.  A family brunch is a much easy affair to arrange, because your not the one doing all the cooking.  Families will sometimes offer to pitch in and bring a dish or two. This brunch menu is…

Deviled Eggs for Easter

Start your meal strong with an appetizer that’s made for the family holidays. These deviled eggs are delicious, and the best part, there’s always more where they came from! Deviled eggs without vinegar are a party-favorite and a go-to appetizer recipe for any host. Top them with different combinations to keep your imagination running and…

Easter Baked Ham

            I have had ham for Easter dinner as long as I can remember. Made deliciously and well, it looks beautiful too. The pineapples and the cherries add the perfect touch to the taste and the sight of the meal. My favorite way to make this holiday staple! Ingredients 1 fully cooked bone-in ham (6…

Indoor Chesapeake Bay Clambake

Not everyone can hold an old fashion beach clambake.  However, you can create the same delicious meal in your kitchen. This is great to replace to old wore out Fish Fry for Friday Lent Dinner. Equipment: Lots of damp corn husks 4 cups beer 1 or 2 lobster pots or very large kettle pots 4…

Sea Scallops with Citrus Fruit

By Lisa and Heather Skinner              I have had all kinds of seafood in my life. As a kid, we would go out on the Puget Sound, in Washington State, and catch our own crabs. Mom taught us how to thoroughly clean and eat them. One of my favorites though, would have to be scallops….

Irish Comfort Food: Irish Stew Pie

By Lisa Skinner There are Irish roots in my family and we sure celebrate them. Irish food is some of the most delicious food I have ever tasted. Being able to make the recipes my ancestors have made, gives me a connection to the past that I wasn’t a part of. Whether you are Irish…

Stuffed Shells with Italian Sausage and Ricotta

By Lisa Skinner                 I am absolutely a pasta lover! Italian food is the way to my heart! What can I say? I love anything with cheese smothered in sauce. My mom and dad were always making the best meals. My mom’s specialty was lasagna. But this recipe is not the lasagna I grew up…

Tips for Small Winter Outdoor Dinner Parties

            This year has been rough on everyone. Not being able to see our loved ones and enjoy their presence is a hardship. Many of us are used to having big family dinners or even just the occasional small dinner party. Unfortunately, Covid-19 has put a damper on all our plans. There are still ways…

Hearty Country Winter Gatherings With Western Bison Stew

Winter is not a good time to go outside to gather for a family meal.  However, if you’re like me, by the end of February I have cabin fever. So those that have 3 season patios or even a screen in porch, are the lucky ones that can move outside for a grand winter picnic. …