Bacon Wrapped, Garlic Stuffed Pork Roast

I decided to share this simple and easy way to jazz up a boneless pork roast. I started making these years ago and have tried a few different variations. It always includes a little mustard for tang, a little something sweet (brown sugar, maple syrup or honey) and a little touch of salty via theContinue reading “Bacon Wrapped, Garlic Stuffed Pork Roast”

Tulip, Iris, Crocus – Colored Pencil

Spring flowers always lift the spirit after a cold, long winter. With so many colors and textures to enjoy, I have been working on some of my favorites – Tulips, Iris and Crocus. This sunny tulip is a warm welcome to spring… Iris will not be blooming here for a few more weeks, but IContinue reading “Tulip, Iris, Crocus – Colored Pencil”

Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

Today I am sharing my recipe for homemade peanut butter swirl brownies. I recently made them for a friend and was reminded how good they are. These are so much better than any box brownie mix and the peanut butter swirl really kicks them up a notch.  Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies 350 degrees; 20-25 mins. Continue reading “Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies”

Daffodil – Colored Pencil

Today’s “botanical bright” is Daffodils! Now I’m really longing for spring.  Daffodils (Narcissus) really are true signs of spring. I get so excited once the snow melts and you can see the tips of their leaves sticking up out of the ground. Once that happens you know that spring has finally arrived.  I love toContinue reading “Daffodil – Colored Pencil”

Flowering Dogwood – Colored Pencil

Today I have a third piece for what I’m dubbing the “Botanical Brights” collection. I must have spring on my mind because today’s piece is Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida).  I love Dogwood trees because of their open, airy canopy. They are a perfect mid-sized tree in the landscape. Dogwoods grow fairly well here in theContinue reading “Flowering Dogwood – Colored Pencil”