Lemon Shortbread with Lemon Curd

Lemon Shortbread with Lemon Curd @createdbydiane.jpg

I see flowers blooming and the bright colors popping up everywhere. It's SPRING! I just love that we turned the clocks ahead and there is more daylight. Our tree blooms early and it's so pretty. I look forward to it blooming all year. Dwarf Avondale Red Bud Tree I just love it, the … [Read more...]


Lemon French Toast

Lemon French Toast @createdbydiane

Yeah Breakfast really is IMPORTANT! That is why it will be important to make this Lemon French Toast and well if you like lemony things like me...like Lemon Basil Bundt Cakes, wonderful Lemon Buttercream Frosting, Lemon Scones, Lemon Risotto and Lemon Poppy Cookies you'll LOVE this. It's really … [Read more...]


Chicken Francaise

Chicken Francaise Recipe and How to instructions from Created by Diane Food Blogger

For more than 20 years I've been in love, not only with my husband but with Chicken Francaise. I am the type of person that when I like a dish, I can't get enough of it and want it all the time. It was no different with Chicken Francaise, except I wanted to know how to make it. Not just … [Read more...]


Lemon Risotto

Lemon Risotto Recipe @createdbydiane

I just LOVE lemon! Lemon Cookies, Lemon Scones, Lemon Basil Bundt Cakes, Lemon Buttercream Frosting and of course I put lemon in my Blueberry Basil Lemonade. Yeah, I put lemon in just about everything. So risotto was no different, I knew if it started with my favorite flavors it would turn … [Read more...]


Mini Lemon Basil Bundt Cakes

Lemon Basil Mini Cake Recipe with Lemon Icing

  Don't you just love when you know you have important things to do but simply forget them. It may not happen often, but when it does. LOOK OUT. I knew I needed printer ink, even though I don't recall any indicator reminding me that the ink was low. I figure it out all on my own, … [Read more...]


Lemon Tuna Pasta Salad with no mayo -Starkist-

lemon-tuna-pasta-salad-no mayo

Summer and pasta salad go hand in hand in my book. They don't heat up the kitchen, they are great to bring to cook outs and I love having them in the fridge for a quick bite to eat especially when I don't want to cook.   Which brings me to my friend Charlie, Do you know Charlie? Well … [Read more...]


Lemon Coconut Friendship Bread

Lemon Coconut Friendship Bread

Lemon Coconut Friendship Bread I made this with a very sweet and thoughtful friend in mind, it is called friendship bread after all. I sure wish she were here to enjoy this with me, I'm glad with modern technology keeping in touch is easier than it used to be, it really helps especially when … [Read more...]


Blueberry Basil Lemonade

Blueberry Basil Lemonade

It's officially summer in my house, the kids are off on summer break. Since they go back to school in August, they don't call it summer vacation anymore, it's just a break. I love when my kids are home. Yes, no homework or projects may be one reason, but I really feel sometimes that I hardly get … [Read more...]