Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

You know what I really love about coffee cakes? You bake them and they’re done. There’s no frosting or glaze needed, they are already perfect! This treat is a sour cream coffee cake with a filling of slightly sweetened cream cheese. So good, I’ve made three of them this week!


Texas Toast

There’s no need to buy the box in the freezer section, when it is ridiculously easy to make it at home.


Cheese Puff Sticks

These super-easy cheese sticks make a great side dish for with dinner….or even an afternoon snack.  


Cheesy Feta Olive Bread

I just love this bread. It has Mozzarella, Feta, Olives…it is so good, I’d just as soon skip the dinner and have the bread!


Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja is a crockpot Cuban dish, and you can make this as spicy or as mild as you like. Since it is a crockpot recipe, it is perfect for a busy weeknight dinner.

Lemon Crumbles

Lemon Crumbles

These bars have a great crunchy texture, with the creamy, lemony and not-too-sweet filling. Mmmmm.


Whiskey Sliders

Easy & delicious, these sliders will surely satisfy! Of course these were seriously given the stamp of approval by my soldier.


Army Wives–Misconceptions

There is a television show that I’m sure many people have heard of, called "Army Wives." I almost hate to admit it…because yes, it is totally a "girl show" …not what I usually watch…but I like it. I have watched it since it began. The newest season just started, and I have to say, I’m…

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Pantry Organization

I absolutely love using mason jars for storage in my pantry and cabinets. I use my label maker to make labels for the jars, unless their contents are clearly identifiable…like chocolate chips.

Ricotta Pancakes from The Foodie Army Wife

Ricotta Pancakes

These pancakes are light as a feather, and melt in your mouth. Make these soon!

Orange Syrup

Fresh Orange Syrup

This simple to make Syrup is a great addition to your pancakes, waffles or other yummy dish. We had this the other day on fluffy, ricotta pancakes.


The Army Wife Handbook

I was lamenting one day about the lack of pride some military wives take in themselves, and how I wish they would do a better job of representing themselves, their husbands, and all of us Military Wives as a whole. I was discussing this with someone at one of my volunteer "jobs" and he smiled,…

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Vodka Penne Pasta

Vodka Penne Pasta

This easy dinner is a favorite meatless meal. Creamy pasta with just a little kick.

All Purpose Seasoning Mix from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

All Purpose Seasoning Mix

This is an “All-Purpose” seasoning, sort of like a seasoning salt…but less salt and more flavor.

Homemade All-Purpose Seasoning

Homemade All-Purpose Seasoning

Homemade All-Purpose Seasoning   Print Conni Dahl Smith | The Foodie Army Wife This is an “All-Purpose” seasoning, sort of like a seasoning salt…but less salt and more flavor. Ingredients 1 Tb Salt 1 Tb Paprika 1 Tb Garlic Powder 2 tsp Black Pepper 1/1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper 1½ tsp Onion Powder 1½ tsp Thyme…

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