T-Bone Steak Perfection

Last August I cooked a t-bone steak. For the first time in my 51 years. If I cook meat its either chicken, fish, or the occasional pork loin, so my husband's birthday dinner request was not met with much rejoicing. Chances were much higher that a bunch of expensive...

Dark German Chocolate Cake Bars

My husband lived in American Samoa for three years as a child (ages 8–11) while his parents taught at the LDS church school there. Eight years later his dream came true and he was honored to serve as an LDS missionary in both Western and American Samoa for two years....

Slow Cooker Asian Garlic Chicken and Veggies

Summer cooking gets me down for all sorts of reasons. It is too nice outside to stay inside and cook. Cooking makes things hot(ter). Cooking. And thus I am always on the lookout for dinners that are quick, healthy, and tasty, without burning up the house. Today I...

Cranberry Veggie Quinoa Salad

If you're looking for a vegan entrée that will fill you up—while using fairly typical ingredients and only a little time—give this yummy meal a try. It's also very colorful and will add loads of flavor as a side dish or on a potluck buffet table.  Cranberry Veggie...

Tangy Tasty Greek Salad Dressing

I'm kind of in love with feta. You can put in on almost anything and I'll be an instant fan. Right up front let me tell you that this greek salad dressing is delicious, but it's really the feta that give it the zing. Put this on my Scrumptious Greek Salad for an...