Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 125

pink carnations

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop- It’s Time for the Thursday Favorite Things Blog hop and I can’t wait to see what you link up this week. ♥ My favorite thing this week is….This beautiful bunch of fragrant pink carnations.Oh how I wish you could smell these beautiful perfumed blooms. I found these beauties at the [read more…]

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 123

thursday favorite things blog hop

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop- It’s Time for the Thursday Favorite Things Blog hop and I can’t wait to see what you link up this week. ♥ My favorite thing this week is…. A polished stone hematite necklace I just added to my Be Well Gifts shop. I love the twists in this beautiful piece. [read more…]

Cookies for Santa

cookies for santa tradition

Cookies for Santa Leaving cookies for Santa is a tradition that started as a result of an old Scandinavian Mythology. A story about a hunter named Odin and his hunting buddies. they flew through the sky on their Yule hunting adventures. Children would leave hay and treats for the hunter’s eight legged horse. The children [read more…]

Pork Tenderloin

pork tenderloin recipe

Happy Monday, I hope you had a lovely weekend. Did you get your entry in for the new giveaway? Today’s recipe just needs you to add some potatoes and your favorite green veggie and its a wonderful Sunday meal. What You Need 3-4 Lb boneless pork loin (do not remove fat) 3 Tbsp. olive oil [read more…]

Shrimp Linguine with Bacon

shrimp and bacon linguine katherines corner

Another week of possibilities ahead my friends. Today for meals on Monday I’m sharing one of our special occasion favorites. I have been making this for years and years. I always serve it with a nice crusty bread or garlic bread. It’s a wonderful tummy filling meal. But you can’t make it to often because it’s loaded [read more…]

Soft Pretzel Twists

soft pretzels katherines corner

Our sweet Izzy had surgery on Thursday morning ( those on facebook already know the story). I am very sorry if I didn’t make it to your Thursday Favorite Things link. He had an adult canine tooth removed and gum surgery and then was neutered….He’s doing well and he has been babied and snuggled even [read more…]

Fixing Cooking Mistakes

fixing cooking mistakes

Fixing Cooking Mistakes- The joy of cooking often includes fixing cooking mistakes. I know that may seem odd. But a remedy for a mistake can make you smile when you realize that the recipe is not ruined.I am often like a “mad scientist” when I am creating recipes  and I make mistakes in the kitchen [read more…]

Meals On Monday Garlic Lemon Chicken

lemon garlic chicken katherines corner

Just a quick note about the paparazzi party I had on the weekend. Thank you to those of you who left encouraging comments. Unfortunately I did not have a single sale. I’m still glad I tried….Okay on to food! Regular readers of Katherines Corner know how much I love lemon. Add some garlic and green beans from the garden and [read more…]

Spice It Up


I was buying refills for my spices the other day and I started thinking about which ones I can’t live without. I have a list of “must have spices”. They are: Black Pepper, Basil, Garlic, Cinnamon, Oregano ,Parsley, Red Pepper Flakes, Rosemary,Thyme and Mrs. Dash Table Blend.  If I had no other spices in my [read more…]

Meals On Monday Pasta Parmesan

pasta parmesan katherines corner

I often notice that the simplest meals are the best ones. This is one of our favorites. It is an easy “go to” recipe for lunch, a side dish, or in our case, a complete meal with a little crusty bread. What You Need 8 oz. Pasta (Linguine, spaghetti or fettuccini) 1 Clove garlic (minced) [read more…]

Meatless Monday Recipe Candy Bar Cake

candy bar cake katherines corner

Did someone say chocolate? What You Need For The Cake 3 1/2 cups flour 1 Tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 Cups  chocolate candy bars (finely chopped) Go crazy pick your favorite! 1 Cup butter (softened) 1 1/2 Cups sugar 4 Large eggs (separated) 2 tsp Vanilla extract 1 1/4 Cups milk ( not [read more…]

Tomatoes and Peppers What To Do


Tomatoes and Peppers Marinara Before I get started with today’s post.  I wanted to mention the change in the comments section. You all know how much I love your comments.Love them!! I try and reply to them all here at Katherines Corner ( sometimes I fall behind) . But the other day I had over [read more…]

Apple Stuffed Chicken

apple stuffed chicken katherines corner

Sharing a yummy chicken recipe with you today, easy to prepare and delish. Served using the last of our fresh beans too. I think we may only have one more picking until they’re all gone. Sad face.   What You Need 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 6 oz each) 1 Fuji apple (peeled, [read more…]

Meatless Monday Katies Super Secret Zucchini Bread

zucchini bread katherines corner

Hello sweet bloggy friends.  We have had an abundance of zucchini from our garden lately. We have had it grilled, sauteed, raw,baked, stir fried and now in my super secret zucchini bread. That’s right friends, I’m sharing my secret low sugar recipe with you today, Enjoy!   What You’ll Need 1 ½ Cups all purpose  [read more…]

Anniversary Ribs

anniversary ribs katherines corner

Okay, I know you’re probably sick of hearing about our anniversary. But this is really low in the mush factor. A little warning to my veggie friends. This post contains a raw meat photo. I really had not planned this post so no time to create well staged photos or anything…hope you don’t mind. As [read more…]

Meatless Monday Recipe Garlic and Herb Tomatoes

garlic herb tomatoes katherines corner

Unfortunately it will be a while before we’ll be picking fresh tomatoes from our garden. But, this yummy recipe is perfect for the sweet little red tomatoes from our local market.  Are you growing tomatoes this season? What You need 3 Tbsp olive oil (not extra virgin) 2 cloves garlic (minced) 2 pints cherry tomatoes [read more…]