Snickerdoodle Bars & Mixed Berry Cobbler

Today’s delicious dish – Snickerdoodle Bars   Snickerdoodles are my favorite cookie.  They are buttery, cinnamony, and sweet, and I could eat way too many of them.  Their name also makes me smile, because when my son was little he called them Snickledoodies.  Apparently there is no definitive explanation for the name of these delightful cookies…… Continue reading Snickerdoodle Bars & Mixed Berry Cobbler

Oven-Fried Chicken Strips & Chicken Strip Sandwiches

Today’s delicious dish – Oven-Fried Chicken Strips   Although I love fried chicken and often order it when we eat out, I rarely cook it at home.  I don’t like the mess of frying and I don’t like dealing with the oil afterwards.  I realize it can be used again for frying, but I also realize…… Continue reading Oven-Fried Chicken Strips & Chicken Strip Sandwiches

Cranberry Fruit Salad & Cranberry Glazed Pork Chops

Today’s delicious dish – Cranberry Fruit Salad   It is traditional in my family that we have both fruit salad and cranberry sauce among the many side dishes at our holiday dinners.  This year I decided to combine the concepts into a tasty cranberry fruit salad.  It starts with fresh cranberries, and is more work than…… Continue reading Cranberry Fruit Salad & Cranberry Glazed Pork Chops

Cloverleaf Rolls & Cheesy Breakfast Casserole

Today’s delicious dish – Cloverleaf Rolls   When I was growing up, we once in a while had some type of fancy dinner roll.  I was always fascinated by them and very interested in finding out what had to be done with the dough to make each kind.  Some are a bit tricky, but cloverleaf rolls…… Continue reading Cloverleaf Rolls & Cheesy Breakfast Casserole

Stovetop Baked Beans & Bean and Hot Dog Cups

Today’s delicious dish – Stovetop Baked Beans   Authentic baked beans are a wonderful New England staple side dish.  They go well with a variety of foods and are great hot or cold.  However, they take more time than you might think, and some people believe you need a special bean pot to make them right. …… Continue reading Stovetop Baked Beans & Bean and Hot Dog Cups

Citrus Bundt Cake & Orange Trifle

Today’s delicious dish – Citrus Bundt Cake   Sometimes I want to make a layer cake with fabulous frosting and maybe even a filling.  But sometimes I want to make something easier.  Bundt cakes are great non-fussy cakes.  The central tube and the fluted or decorated inside of the pan produce a nice-looking cake with lots…… Continue reading Citrus Bundt Cake & Orange Trifle