Slow Cooked BBQ Chuck Roast

For those of you that follow me on Facebook you may have seen that since we put our one pup down in October our other dog has come down with a rash of issues, all of which I believe stem from the fact he lost his best friend and...

Green Tropic Smoothie

Last week was a crazy week.  I was so incredibly exhausted and stressed out I couldn’t see straight. For those of you that follow At Home with Vicki Bensinger you might recall that in October we had to put one of our Labrador Retrievers down because of nasal cancer....

All Beef Chili with Espresso!

  This past weekend the Midwest was bracing for an ice storm that I made sure I was prepared for. When the frigid weather sets in I’m all about having soups, stews, and chili for dinner.  I find myself creating whatever I’m in the mood for that day, rummaging through...

Farro Cake topped with Tomato, Avocado, Egg, and Arugula Salad

It’s hard to believe 2016 has already come and gone.  How time flies! Starting off the New Year to many means a fresh start – healthier eating, lifestyle changes to incorporate more exercising, establishing new friendships, and to improve life overall making whatever changes you feel necessary. Of course...

Dutch Baby Apple Pancake

I hope all of you have enjoyed the holidays so far and have spent it with family and friends.  We’ve had a lot going on around here.  It started at Thanksgiving when someone came in with a terrible cold and managed to infect everyone in the house.  In fact...

Roast Prime Rib of Beef – A Holiday Favorite!

One of my favorite meals is Roast Prime Rib of Beef.  While it may look challenging to prepare, by following my simple tips, I guarantee your Prime Rib will turn out perfect, juicy, and succulent!  This will be one of the easiest dishes you’ll ever prepare, and is perfect to serve family,...

Homemade Chicken Soup – The Best Penicillin!

Thanksgiving has come and gone and now we’re in the thick of holiday shopping.  After Thanksgiving everything seems to be in high gear with people scurrying here and there getting ready for holiday cheer, family and friends, and lots of gift giving. 

Learn to Make Light & Airy Popovers – Video!

Thanksgiving is just 3 days away.  While most of us already have our menu in place there are still a few of us who would like to try something new. When it comes to Thanksgiving it’s hard to get away from traditions.  While I don’t like to make it...