Brock’s Quick Suppers: Sausage Squares & Dips


In the past few weeks, I have had so many people ask me for recipes for yummy, warm dips to serve as appetizers for receptions, parties and weddings. I also had some moms ask me about simple suppers that would be extremely easy for them to prepare on nights when all they can do is walk to the sofa and collapse! I know the feeling-believe me!!!

Rich Coconut Cakes: Brock’s Favorite Recipes


Here are a few tips that you may want to use if you are ever planning to bake a delectable coconut cake.  First, always use fresh ingredients.  If the ingredients call for butter, use real butter, not margarine.  The best type to use in good coconut cakes is sweet cream salted butter.  Your butter should be chilled, but soft, when mixing your i

My View ‘From My Window’


(March 21) I was up about 6 a.m. and came to the kitchen for my regular morning cup of coffee. My view from my window was spectacular! The moon was full and beginning to sink into the western sky just behind the trees. The skinny, leafless limbs were in view just in front of the moon, but not blocking its shiny, golden light.