Big Boy Strawberry Pie

Strawberry Pie

Summer just would not be complete without at least one of these strawberry pies! Perfect for a hot day. Ingredients 4 cups fresh, sliced strawberries 1 1⁄2 cups water 3⁄4 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 3 ounces strawberry gelatin DIRECTIONS In baked and cooled pie … Continued

Strawberry Days In Glenwood Springs

Hello, fellow Strawberry enthusiasts! If you’re looking for a fun-filled day of food, music, and family-friendly activities, you won’t want to miss the Annual Strawberry Festival in Glenwood Springs! This beloved event will take place June 16 – 18, and … Continued

Spicy Peanut Sauce

Spicy Peanut Sauce

March is National Sauce Month. If you can master a couple of good sauces it will take you far! Like this one! If you are a fan of the peanut sauce served in Asian restaurants, here’s an easy recipe to … Continued

It’s National Peanut Month

Dothan Peanut Festival

And you can attend the national Peanut Festival in Dothan, Georgia, the Peanut Capitol of the USA! The Peanut Capital of the World hosts the largest peanut festival in the US annually. The National Peanut Festival honors peanut growers of … Continued

Easy Oreo Truffles

Oreo Truffles

With only 3 ingredients and No Baking – these easy Oreo truffles can be dressed up for any holiday. Think about all the sprinkles that are now available! Just about anything you could think of: music notes, stars, flowers, dots, … Continued

Cherry Cream Cheese Croissant Bake

This Cherry Cream Cheese Croissant Bake is so easy to make that a child could do it. This dish is so popular with my family, I usually bake 2 because it goes fast! Ingredients 1- 8 count can crescent rolls … Continued

Celebrate Cherries in Michigan

The Traverse City Cherry Festival is chock-full of fun and excitement for the entire family. In 2023 the Festival will run from July 1 through the 8th.Thrill-seekers will flock to the midway for rides and attractions. Vendors will serve up … Continued

It’s National Popcorn Day!

How much do you know – or think you know about popcorn? Here are the Top 13 Facts about popocorn: 1. Popcorn can grow to be 30 times its original size when it pops 2. Popcorn kernels come from actual … Continued

January is National Menudo Month

Menudo Rojo

National Menudo Month is a unique holiday that is observed during the entire month of January. Preparing Menudo is a task for the whole family. Mexican families usually serve it for breakfast on Sundays, special occasions, and holidays as it … Continued

Thaw Out in Pembroke Pines

If you’re tired of the cold weather and need to warm your bones, come to Pembroke Pines and park your camper at CB Smith Park. This area of Florida is the warmest in the nation in January and your family … Continued

Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese

Make this Spaghetti Bolognese for National Spaghetti Day and it’s going to become your favorite sauce. This recipe came from a magazine many, many years ago – maybe Better Homes & Gardens. While not a traditional bolognese sauce, it’s a … Continued

Aunt Deb’s Turkey Meatloaf


This turkey meatloaf is a tasty substitution for those of you who don’t eat beef – or who say they don’t like meatloaf. We make at least one a month in our house – and you get “Simply the Best” … Continued

Ganache is a Fancy Word for Melted Chocolate

Learn how to make a thin to thick ganache and you will be on the way to wowing and amazing your family and friends with chocolate delights. You will want to cover everything in chocolate! For bittersweet or semisweet chocolate … Continued

Feel As If You’re in Europe


Charlottseville, VA will make you feel as if you are in Europe – come transport yourself. Close to Washington, D.C. and Richmond, there’s a ton of things to enjoy during your stay. Rich history, vibrant arts community, and outdoor recreation options galore makes C’ville a … Continued

Lime Ice Box Cake

Lime Ice Box Pie

Lime Icebox Cake, known as a Carlota in Spanish, is a cool, creamy no-bake treat that layers a cream filling with crisp GOYA® Maria Cookies. Here, we whisk together cream cheese, condensed and evaporated milk with lime juice and zest … Continued

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

One of the easiest and tastiest cookies to make! These get made at our house every Holiday Season and are always a favorite. If you can whip egg whites – you can make these! I always make a double batch … Continued

Italian Coconut Cream Cake

Ingredients 5 large eggs, separated 1 cup butter, softened 1-2/3 cups sugar 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 1-1/3 cups sweetened shredded coconut 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted … Continued

Thanksgiving Indian Pudding

Indian Pudding is a warm baked custard that uses native cornmeal, milk, molasses, and cinnamon. Some recipes call for raisins as well. It’s a delicious, cozy dessert—and a great alternative to pies for the holidays! Make in advance and just … Continued

Cats Are a Purrrrfect Camping Companion

Cat in a carrier

Why a Cat is the Purrfect RV Companion Yes, You Can Train A Cat Contrary to what most people think, camping with a cat is not only possible but fun! Cats are incredibly adaptive creatures and with a little patience … Continued