Roasted Chicken Thighs with Fresh Thyme

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Fresh Thyme

I wanted a healthy and flavorful chicken dish to pair with the risotto I was making for dinner. I grabbed some boneless/skinless chicken thighs then simply seasoned them with fresh thyme leaves, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika. The chicken...

Homemade Hot Chocolate

Homemade Hot Chocolate

This three ingredient hot chocolate is something my husband has been making since he was ten years old. It’s creamy, slightly sweet, and perfectly chocolaty. He serves it with a bit of whipped cream and a few mini chocolate chips sprinkled...

Parade's Community Table ~ 20 Comforting and Delicious Soup Recipes Featuring Potato

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Comforting and Delicious Soup Recipes Featuring Potato

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Comforting and Delicious Soup Recipes Featuring Potato I absolutely LOVE potatoes! Maybe it’s because I was born and raised in Idaho. Most of my favorite side dishes, breakfasts,...

Mushroom Marinara

Mushroom Marinara

I had a hankering for pasta on Sunday night so I decided to make a quick marinara sauce. I found some mushrooms in the fridge and grabbed a few things from the pantry then whipped up this sauce. Quick. Simple. Delicious. My kind of...

Potato and Havarti Croquettes

Potato and Havarti Croquettes

What better way to use up leftover mashed potatoes than a buttery, cheesy, creamy potato croquette? I made these for my kids snack yesterday afternoon and they gobbled up every last bite. They were crisp and golden brown on...

Green Smoothie

Green Smoothie

I don’t know why it took me so long to make and try a green smoothie. Oh the years I’ve wasted! My sister Dana recently made a green smoothie for me and I loved it. It filled me up,...

Creamy Chanterelle Mushroom Soup

Creamy Chanterelle Mushroom Soup

This recipe I found on Serious Eats was intriguing to me because the title said it was a creamy soup but there was no cream in the recipe. What made the soup creamy? Butter. Slowly adding butter while emulsifying...

Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family and friends. Here are a few of my favorite ways to use up my Thanksgiving leftovers. Some of these original recipes are made with chicken but I substitute my...

55 Thanksgiving Recipes Sure To Make Your Guests Thankful!

55 Thanksgiving Recipes Sure To Make Your Dinner Guests Thankful!

I am eagerly anticipating the arrival of my sister and her family tomorrow. I am going to take the rest of the week off to spend time with my loved ones and cook a feast! I hope you have a...

Apple Cake Bars

Apple Cake Bars

I was recently sent some of the best vanilla extract I have ever had before. It is seriously great! Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract from Nielsen-Massey, is made from premium, hand-selected beans cultivated on the Bourbon Island of Madagascar, this extract...