Wild Rice Grain Bowl with Chicken

After having a wild rice bowl at a local restaurant I told my P.S. they’d be easy to make at home.  I wouldn’t have any problem chopping and layering a great grain bowl.  P.S. (Patient Spouse) was interested in the idea since he hadn’t ordered the bowl.  He’s more of a rice blend person than I am and was looking longingly at my meal.    Later I looked up ideas online to see what combinations looked best to make it a meal dish. Continue reading

Bourbon Pecan Pie Bars

Bourbon Pecan Pie Bars

Bourbon Pecan Pie Bars

My favorite pie is a pecan pie.  I don’t often make it because everyone requests pumpkin or apple pies and you can just make so many pies.  It’s the laziness factor.  Apparently laziness wins out over my love of pecan pie in my world.  But this year I wanted bourbon pecan pie and I decided to make it in bar form.  I have an excellent pecan pie bars recipe I’ve never shared! Continue reading

Magic Turtle Bars

Magic Turtle Bars

Magic Turtle Bars

I’ve always loved the bars with many layers.  They go by many different names but usually they’re called 7 Layer Bars.  This recipe has 7 layers, and I was pleased one of the layers wasn’t coconut.  I’m not a coconut fan unless it’s toasted on a Girl Scout cookie.  You know those cookies.  I could probably eat an entire box in one sitting.  Ok I did that once.  I ate lettuce sprinkled with water for the rest of the week. Continue reading