Black Forest Rumaki Chicken Burger

Black Forest Rumaki Chicken Burger, a burger that is a bit retro and a bit new!!  For years, Sutter Home Family Vineyards has put on a whopper of a burger ...

Island Ahi Tuna Delights with Mango Daikon Salsa

Island Ahi Tuna Delights with Mango Daikon Salsa, my Oroweat’s America’s Better Sandwich entry that was tasty and light!! I will admit that I loved this open face sandwich and ...

Curry Chicken Mandarin Orange Yakisoba Noodle Salad

Curry Chicken Mandarin Orange Yakisoba Noodle Salad I finally decided and this is my recipe entry to JSL Foods Fortune Asian Noodle Blogger Recipe Challenge.   I started created recipes ...

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Mexican Meal Made at Home-Oregon State Fair Cooking Demo

My Mexican meal made at home cooking demo for the Oregon State ...

Korean Emmentaler Pastry Bites with Gochujang Cantaloupe and Ham

Korean Emmentaler Pastry Bites with Gochujang Cantaloupe and Ham This was my ...

Mandarin Orange Shrimp Yakisoba Summer Rolls with Sweet and Spicy Mandarin Orange Dip

Mandarin Orange Shrimp Yakisoba Summer Rolls with Sweet and Spicy Mandarin Orange ...

Do I have what it takes? World Food Championship 2016 Blogger Summit

UPDATE….so happy to report that I was chosen as one of the ...

Southwest Marionberry Rhubarb BBQ Ribs #SmithfieldThrowDown

Southwest Marionberry Rhubarb BBQ Ribs #SmithfieldThrowDown Smithfield Hog Wild Throw Down Several ...

From Cooking Contests to Product Brand Ambassador

From Cooking Contests to Product Brand Ambassador Have you ever wondered why ...

Propane Fire Pit Table becomes a Charcoal Grilling Table

Propane Fire Pit Table becomes a Charcoal Grilling Table We bought a ...

Orange Habanero Coconut Shrimp Po Boy Lettuce Cups with Spicy Orange Slaw

Saucy Mama 2016 Recipe Contest Orange Habanero Coconut Shrimp Po Boy Lettuce ...

Microwave Lemon Curd

Are you in disbelief like I was when I first heard about ...

Peanut Butter Delight Cookie Cake

Peanut Butter Delight Cookie Cake…the right combination of flavors for a decadent ...

Salted Caramel Apple Dessert Poutine-IPC for Sunday Supper Contest

Salted Caramel Apple Dessert Poutine with Toasted Pecans and Cheddar UPDATE, great ...

Southwest Honey Mustard Sweet Potato Salad

Have you ever just opened the refrigerator and started gathering ingredients from ...

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Wild Rice Chile Corn Fritter & Chipotle Pork Sauce

Wild Rice Chile Corn Fritter & Chipotle Pork Sauce One rice that we make often is wild rice. I love the nutty flavor of the rice. I also like the bit of chew, it’s adds great texture to a dish. My recipe entry for the “Get Wild with Wild Rice” that was sponsored by Minnesota […]

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DIY Indoor-Outdoor S’mores Planter

Indoor-Outdoor S’mores Planter Have you ever turned on one of your gas stove burners and toasted a marshmallow over the flames? LOL, me too!! But standing at the stove and toasting your s’more marshmallows isn’t the most party like atmosphere. I created this Terra Cotta Indoor-Outdoor S’mores Planter with the same idea. The necessary flame […]

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Steakhouse Cocktail Shrimp Wedge Salad

Steakhouse Cocktail Shrimp Wedge Salad with Roasted Asparagus My #3 Saucy Mama recipe that did not make the deadline. That’s correct, a recipe that I had completed and planned to make a few changes too and did not get the recipe entered in time. I loved this dish. I thought maybe it was to simple […]

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Champagne Mustard Shrimp with Leek and Pasta Style Risotto and Snow Pea Salad

Saucy Mama’s 2016 Recipe Contest Entry #1-Champagne Mustard Shrimp with Leek and Pasta Style Risotto and Snow Pea Salad Love making new tasty recipes with fantastic products. It is even more fun when the products are complimentary with the recipe contest I was accepted to compete in. Saucy Mama is a small family owned company […]

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Healthy Solutions Spice Blends-Meat Bolognese with Creamy Polenta

It’s Girls Night Out and I am bringing the Meat Bolognese with Creamy Polenta. I was asked to do a cooking demo for a large group of great women at my church. This is not the first demo I have done for them in fact it’s my third so I am thrilled to return and […]

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Smoky Poblano and Chicken Corn Chowder

Smoky Poblano and Chicken Corn Chowder for the 3rd Annual Grace House “Soup for Your Supper” event March 6, 2016. I was honored to be asked to be a participating chef for this wonderful fundraiser. Grace House is a non-profit organization that helps single homeless women. This is their 3rd year holding “Soup for Your […]

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Short Rib Ragu Cheese Bread with Italian Citrus Salad-Healthy Solutions Spice Blend

Short Rib Ragu Cheese Bread with Italian Citrus Salad, my recipe entry for the Healthy Solutions 2016 Blogger Recipe Challenge. Being a part of a blogger recipe challenge with a cash prize always gets my blood pumping. A chance to win $500.00! Yeah!! When I received an email from Healthy Solutions Spice Blends a short […]

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Salted Caramel Chocolate Chestnut Gelato Cheesecake

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chestnut Gelato Cheesecake Just before Thanksgiving I got a phone call from my friend, Chris. He and I have worked on community events together in the past. Chris wanted to meet and talk about a product that he thought I might enjoy sampling and working up some recipes with. I am privileged […]

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Beer Blue Cheese Sideline Au Gratin with Crispy Buffalo Crust-$500.00 winning recipe

Beer Blue Cheese Sideline Au Gratin with Crispy Buffalo Crust…a creamy cheesy potato side dish that your family and friends will scoop big, scrape clean and beg for more! Late last year, the Idaho Potato Commission ran a Tailgating Recipe Contest. The rules stated that the recipe needed to be creative, simple and fit well […]

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Three Corn Tequila Tex-Mex Chili- Bush’s Chili Cook-Off

  Three Corn Tequila Tex-Mex Chili with Avocado Tequila Lime Crema Tex-Mex flavors come to life in this blend of Bush’s Pinto Chili Beans in mild Chili Sauce, spices, a charred poblano, Mexican corn, BBQ sauce and tequila. The name “Three Corn” comes from the three varieties of corn that are present in this chili…corn […]

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Gingerbread Latte Fudge

Oh yum, the joy of gingerbread, cookies, candy, and all the fun of Christmas. Nothing reminds me more of the holidays then the smell of the wonderful spices of gingerbread. In my early twenties, I made gingerbread houses and sold them for spending money. Later I designed my own plastic molds to make chocolate houses. […]

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Tex-Mex Chili Sundae Split-2015 WFC Chili competition entry

Our category for competing at the 2015 World Food Championships in Celebration, Florida this year was CHILI. The category was determined when I won my Golden Ticket (invitation to compete) from Hormel. My online chili recipe took Grand Prize. Not only did I receive the Golden Ticket but I also received a $1000.00 check!! On […]

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“Superfly” Dark Hopper Cocktail

A family favorite cocktail made new, my “Superfly” Dark Hopper. I grew up in an era were hosting a holiday party meant you most likely were serving Cocktail Weiners in a grape jelly chili sauce, Cheese Balls, Divinity and lots of cocktails. There was a full bar in each one of our homes growing up. […]

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Gluten Free Nice and Naughty Apple Pie Crumble

What a great surprise when I came home to the house smelling like a bakery. My husband had been busy making a gluten free dessert with one of the hard cider samples that 2Towns CiderHouse gave us to create recipes with. 2Towns CiderHouse has a great variety of flavors and they are gluten free!! 2Towns […]

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