• Sweet and Savory Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

    October 22, 2015Danita

    I’ve been waiting all year to share these Five Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipes!   Last October we decided to roast pumpkin seeds for the first time.  I’m not sure what made us think we should try them but we gave it a shot and really like them.   After our initial attempt at the Traditional…

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  • Honey Glazed Pears

    October 8, 2015Danita

    It’s finally fall here in Texas.  In fact, this morning I’m writing from the patio at my parent’s house where I’m enjoying cooler weather.  It’s the thing I miss most about living in Pennsylvania.  Of course, with crisp cooler weather comes “fall food”.  Now, I know many people think “pumpkin” when fall recipes are mentions. …

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  • Honey Orange Chicken

    February 19, 2015Danita

    Our family enjoys eating a variety of “ethnic” foods.  Mexican is probably our (or at least my) favorite but we also like Chinese food.  Now, when I say “Chinese”, I mean the Americanized version.  I’ve been overseas and I realize our version of a country’s food is often very different from the “real deal”.  …

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  • Honey Pecan Pork Chops

    September 11, 2013Danita

    I like to plan our meals a month in advance, then make one big grocery list and get everything that I need.  A few months ago I was making the monthly menu and feeling like we had been eating the “same ol’ thing”, so I decided to look through my cookbooks. In my Gooseberry Patch…

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