Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

I rescued a couple of poor little banana’s…like seriously pulled them out of the death clutch of Mr. Nest! He wanted to know what I was going to do with those “icky” ol’ bananas? So I took out my magic wand and made this delicious, moist, and fluffy banana cake with a silky smooth cream cheese frosting…then I just sat back and watched the potential executioner eat three pieces…

Raspberry Pecan Feta Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

This Raspberry Pecan Feta Cheese Salad is a copy cat recipe from a local restaurant. It’s one of my favorite salads! It helps that I’m a HUGE Raspberry fan! This salad is loaded…L.O.A.D.E.D. with flavor! Crunchy candied pecans, sweet tender raspberries, tangy creamy feta cheese, and luscious avocado all on a bed of spring mix and topped with a homemade raspberry vinaigrette! Bonus points for how pretty and easy it is to make…

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

What do you do when you have a left over bag of Reese’s Peanut Butter Santa’s after the Holidays? Why you chop them up and make up a batch of these Ultimate Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies! Then you sit back, eat 6-7 cookies, pat your belly, and give a hearty “ho-ho-ho”! The great cookie eater becomes the cookie! Sorry, not sorry, Santa…

Oven Fried Mini Beef Flautas

Finger Foods are the BEST food for a Big Football game…if you happen to know of any coming up! These Mini Beef Flautas are oven baked to a crisp and served with fresh made Guacamole. They’re SO good your guests may forget there’s a game on! Welll…maybe not…but they’ll enjoy the eats…

Easy Homemade Baking Powder Biscuits

Howdy! Y’all have I got a treat for you today! My Easy Homemade Baking Powder Biscuits. Mile High, fluffy, tender and tasty! Any cowboy out there worth their salt… will tell you they’ll take Momma’s homemade biscuits over a roll any day of the week! Which ironically is the case at this Nest! Ironic cause there isn’t a cowboy in sight…but they still want these biscuits…and so will you…

Easy Philly Cheese Steak Sliders

Football and Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches go together like…ummmm…Football and Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches! What could make them better? Making them into sliders! Delicious dinner rolls are turned into tasty bundles of happiness! Score a touch down by serving them at your Super Bowl Party…

Creamy Chicken and Herb Dumplings

My Aunt Janie was an AMAZING cook! The first time I had Chicken and Dumplings was sitting at her small kitchen table. It was one of the most delicious dishes I’ve ever tasted. The soup was creamy and full of flavor, the dumplings big and fluffy. Over the years I’ve added a few of my own twists…like herbs, to those big fluffy dumplings. This is a great winter one pot meal that my entire family loves…

Buttered Cod

I live with a die hard Fisherman! Not only does he love…let me say that again…L.O.V.E. to fish…he loves to eat fish! I don’t think there’s a fish he’s met he didn’t like! So he was extra happy when I whipped up this quick, easy…super easy…tasty Buttered Cod dish! Ready in under 10 minutes from start to finish! It’s a delicious regular “catch” at this Nest…

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

The Holidays are over and the temps are dropping at the speed of light! Like my Dad used to say “It’s colder than a Well Diggers….”. Well…ya know! (wink-wink) Which means only one thing…it’s time for a big bowl of thick rich hearty stew! One of my favorites is this Easy Slow Cooker Beef Stew..it’s perfect for warming up your insides…

Snowball Cookies

One of my favorite cookies as a child are these snowy powder sugar coated “Mexican Wedding Cake” cookies. They’re still a favorite. What’s not to love? They’re a scrumptious buttery shortbread cookie loaded with chopped pecans and rolled in “snow”! Plus…you can actually build a snowman with them…if you try really hard…then you have to eat them all…because you “touched” them! Don’t ask how I know this…