Roasted Baby Heirloom Tomatoes with Basil, Shaved Parmesan, and Toasted Pinenuts

Roasted Baby Heirloom Tomatoes with Basil, Shaved Parmesan, and Toasted Pine Nuts

This is my new favorite side dish. I threw it together last week to use up some ingredients I had hanging out in the refrigerator. I loved them so much that I made them again tonight so I could,...

Roasted Strawberries with Vanilla Bean

Roasted Strawberries with Vanilla Bean

Ina Garten is a genius!!! Seriously, every recipe I’ve ever tried of hers is amazing. I had some strawberries and decided to try roasting them. I remember seeing a recipe awhile back that Ina had for roasting berries with vanilla...

Parade's Community Table ~ 15  Tasty Potato Recipes

Parade’s Community Table ~ 15 Tasty Potato Recipes

Click here to head over to this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table. 15 Tasty Potato Recipes. Thanks for your support! I am originally from Idaho so it’s pretty much a requirement that I love potatoes. I could seriously...

Asparagus, Tomato, Avocado Salad with Feta

Asparagus, Tomato, Avocado Salad with Feta

This salad was a way for me to use up a little leftover asparagus I had on hand. I blanched the spears for a minute then plunged them into ice water to preserve the green color and to stop...

Herb-Lemon and Garlic Chicken Thighs

Herb, Lemon, and Garlic Chicken Thighs

I loved this chicken and so did my family. I tossed some boneless skinless chicken thighs together with some fresh basil, thyme, oregano, lemon juice, lemon zest, olive oil, and minced garlic. I let them marinate for about 30...

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Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob with Garlic Butter

Corn on the cob doesn’t get much better than this. Seriously! The corn is perfectly cooked – crisp and sweet without being soggy. Garlicky butter spread over the top with a bit of sea salt and freshly cracked pepper...

Oven Baked "Fried" Pickles

Oven Baked “Fried” Pickles

  My daughter is a huge pickle fan! Last year, while dining out, she discovered fried pickles and fell in love. What’s not to like about salty dill pickles with a crispy coating dipped in a spicy ranch sauce?...

Parade's Community Table ~ 15 Healthy and Delicious Mediterranean Dishes

Parade’s Community Table ~ 15 Healthy and Delicious Mediterranean Dishes

Click here to head over to this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table. 15 Healthy and Delicious Mediterranean Dishes. Thanks for your support! We eat a lot of Mediterranean dishes in my family. We especially love the briny flavors of olives...

Homemade Mini Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cups

Homemade Mini Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cups

I like to put a small treat into my kids lunch boxes, so I went in search of some fun and tasty recipe ideas.  I saw this recipe on The Comfort of Cooking that looked super simple, fun to make,...

Roasted Broccolini with Garlic, Pine Nuts, and Parmesan

Roasted Broccolini with Garlic, Pine Nuts, and Parmesan

I picked up some broccolini and roasted it until tender then tossed it with pine nuts and Parmesan. It was a simple side dish that paired nicely with the Roasted Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Spinach and Tomatoes and tasted fantastic....