cake · dessert

Chocolate Chip Strawberry Shortcake

It's strawberry season!! Don't even think about letting June pass without fresh strawberry shortcake. I may have called the farm I like to pick fruit from incessantly until their message said the fields were ripe and they were open for picking. My kids used to love going to eat pick fruit with me, but now… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Strawberry Shortcake

Chicken · dinner

Barbecue Chicken with Bacon and Cheese

At the end of one year in high school, I remember my Young Life leader, Melinda, grilled up this barbecue chicken. So much of the memory is blurry, but I've never forgotten how much I loved this chicken. It's so simple. Just barbecue sauce, bacon, some cheese and diced tomatoes and green onions (you can… Continue reading Barbecue Chicken with Bacon and Cheese

dinner · vegetarian

Pasta with Spinach Pesto, Corn, and Green Beans

Isn't summer produce the best? We are usually away all summer for work, and this summer was the exception and we've been home. Once I realized we would be home, I took advantage of the opportunity to have a garden. I dreamed of fresh green beans, broccoli, peas, tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, cantaloupe, spinach, kale, beets,… Continue reading Pasta with Spinach Pesto, Corn, and Green Beans