Crock Pot Swedish Meatballs!

Pictures from The Country Cook. So last week I did a fun post taken from my friend Jen of My Beauty Bunny on “What I’m Loving Right Now.” In that post there was a prompt of “What I’m Cooking” and I said I made Swedish Meatballs in the crock pot. So, so many emailed to […]

Easy One-Pot Taco Soup!

Here in the Pacific Northwest, winter is showing no signs of abating and the groundhog says we’re in for another six weeks. Where I live it’s not unusual to see snow into March and April. When it’s freezing and outside, there is nothing better than a hot bowl of soup. This taco soup couldn’t be easier […]

Gearing Up For Fall!

Although I love summer, I always look forward to Fall. Idaho has four distinct seasons and Fall is one of the prettiest here.  The grass is still green, the sky is a clear blue and the trees burn with gold, red, and orange leaves. The change of the seasons brings other changes too. This is […]

Easy and Hearty Dish for Fall: Pasta Bean Thingy!

Years ago my then husband up and decided one day he was going to become a vegetarian. Heart disease ran in his family and his father had just had a defibrillator implanted -he already had a pacemaker and had endured many heart attacks.  My ex-husband was adamant about preventing heart disease so he would not meet […]

Roasted Corn Pasta Recipe from Moon Time!

One of my favorite places to dine out in my hometown is the pub Moon Time. It’s a pub/alehouse with spectacular food, tons of microbeers on tap, an eclectic menu and weekly live music. The vibe is very laid back so you feel comfortable in a fancy sundress or cutoff shorts.  Stop by for a beer and […]

Summer Grapefruit Salad with Homemade Poppy Seed Dressing!

Many years ago when I was still married my husband and I liked to take weekend trips to interesting sites and do things we had never done before. One such trip was a ride on the Spirit of Washington Dinner Train. We caught the train in Renton, Washington, rode around Lake Washington and ended up […]