Dinner · Food · Lunch

Roasted Red Pepper Quesadillas 

Golden crisped tortillas stuffed with roasted red peppers, spinach, chicken, and mozzarella. Quesadillas are such a versatile food.  They hold whatever filling or flavor profile you can imagine in a nifty tortilla shell.  They are a fast and easy way to use up whatever cooked meat you have in the refrigerator.  And if you have picky eaters, this… Continue reading Roasted Red Pepper Quesadillas 


No Churn Cheesecake Ice Cream

I discovered “no churn” ice cream a couple years ago. The basic recipe is delightfully simple. A can (14 oz) of sweetened condensed milk and a pint (2 cups) of heavy whipping cream. Plus whatever toppings you can dream up. The whipping cream gets whipped and folded into the sweetened condensed milk and toppings.  Then… Continue reading No Churn Cheesecake Ice Cream

DIY · Family

An Array of Quilts

Mom used to say that my creativity came from my dad.  He’s the singer, the guitar player, and the woodworker, among many other talents. And he is creative.  But he’s not alone. Mom has an eye for beauty. An eye for color. In the last couple years, she has taken up quilting again. I love seeing… Continue reading An Array of Quilts

Desserts · Family · Food

My First Red Velvet 

“Honey, what kind of cake do you want for your birthday?” I asked Middle Man, who was about to celebrate his fourth birthday. When I ask my daughter this question, I get all sorts of ideas. “I want a mermaid cake! Oh no, I want a rainbow cake! How about this year you get me a… Continue reading My First Red Velvet