Julie & Julia

Julie & Julia

Tonight my daughter and I went to see Julie & Julia. First of all I absolutely loved the movie. Meryl Streep, Amy Adams and Stanley Tucci were wonderful in their roles. A must see movie, especially for foodies! As I sat watching the movie I thought back to how...

Great American Bake Sale

Great American Bake Sale

Hi Everyone, Welcome to my Bakeless Bake Sale! I have signed to participate in Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale and in addition to holding a traditional bake sale, I’ve decided to take my bake sale to the internet. I have joined fight against childhood hunger in America...

Chicken Parmesan

Today I had a million things to do. I found myself running from one place to the next. Dinnertime was fastly approaching and I knew I had to come up with something and quick. So I drove to the grocery store and decided that I’d whip together a batch...

Chocolate Enchilada

So this morning I’m sitting here browsing sites on my computer to keep myself busy. Yesterday was my daughter’s 20th birthday. All she wanted to do was go skydiving, something that I haven’t mustered up the courage yet to do myself. Both my husband and son have gone together...

Summer Salads

I love having salads in the summer. However, I don’t always want the typical lettuce salad. This salad is prepared on the grill and on the stove. It’s a Southwest Chicken and Rice Salad. What I enjoy about this dish is all the flavors. Plus the next day I...

Can I learn to be a good cook?

Can I learn to be a good cook?

The answer to this question is YES! I have always had a passion for cooking. Even when I may have messed up a meal I felt like I learned from what I did wrong and just moved on. However, I was reading something yesterday and suddenly I started to...

Mexican Casserole

After a long day of biking and hiking in the mountains the only thing that sounded good to my family was comfort food or “junk food”. So I decided to whip up a Mexican Casserole something I had not made in quite a while. So I went to the...

New Culinary Classes Offered

New Culinary Classes Offered

I’m adding two new classes to the already large list of classes that I currently offer, At Home with Vicki Bensinger, In-Home Culinary Classes. I hope you like them. As always if you would like to tailor a class to meet your specifications just let me know. These two...