Delicious Recipes

The Best Soft  Chocolate Chip Cookies  By Melissa Spelts  I found this recipe on and it’s become a new favorite in our house. These cookies come out very soft and thick. If this is a combination that you like, try this recipe.  Preheat oven to 350. Bake 9-11 minutes.  8 tbsp. of salted butter (softened) ½ c. white sugar  ¼ c. light brown sugar … Continue reading Delicious Recipes

Ogden Restaurant Week

Ogden Restaurant Week Ogden Restaurant Week is here and I can’t wait to try and eat at all 25 restaurants. I am a regular downtown diner, but the menu options offered up during this event are impossible to resist. If you haven’t been to Ogden Restaurant Week, it works like this: 25 of Ogden’s best independent, locally-owned restaurants will be featuring a fixed two-course lunch … Continue reading Ogden Restaurant Week

April Recipes: fresh tastes

  Homemade Teriyaki Sauce  by Baily Beckstrand (Instagram – Scratchkitchen2) 2 Tbsp. honey  ½ c. low sodium soy sauce  ¾ c. water  4 Tbsp. pack brown sugar  ½ tsp. minced ginger ½ tsp. minced garlic  2 Tbsp. corn starch + ¼ c. cold water 1 Tbsp sesame seeds (optional) In a medium sized sauce pan, whisk together honey, soy sauce, water, brown sugar, minced ginger … Continue reading April Recipes: fresh tastes


Green Jello with Homemade Whipped Cream by Melissa Spelts This is a fun and easy St. Patty’s day dessert, plus it’s green jello and we live in Utah so there’s that… My family especially loves it with my homemade whipped cream. I make Jello Jigglers and cut them into cubes. Follow the Jello instructions using one or two boxes depending on the amount of mouths … Continue reading Recipe

February Recipes: Sweet + Savory

Whip up a batch of these easy Valentine-themed sugar cookies for your loved ones this month! Chicken Salad Stuffed Peppers by Melissa Spelts 2 bell peppers – cut in half Mix 1 can of chicken, 12.5 oz (we buy ours from Costco) 1 avocado (diced) 1 to 2 Tbsp. of Mayo 2 tsp. of mustard Stuff and eat. It’s so yummy! Mayo Substitutes… Greek Yogurt Olive … Continue reading February Recipes: Sweet + Savory