Sautéed Asparagus with Bacon and Dijon

Sautéed Asparagus with Bacon and Dijon

This recipe, from Everyday Food, couldn’t have been easier to make.  I really loved the crisp-tender asparagus with the salty bacon and the spicy kick from the Dijon.  This side dish took minutes to make, smelled fantastic, and tasted...

Spinach and Cheese Tortellini Primavera

Spinach and Cheese Tortellini Primavera

I had a package of tortellini in the refrigerator to use up so I went in search of veggies I could toss with the pasta.  I grabbed some grape tomatoes, broccoli florets, asparagus, bell pepper, onion, zucchini, and yellow squash....

Colcannon

Colcannon

I served this colcannon with the Baked Honey-Mustard Corned Beef for an early St. Patrick’s Day feast.  It was so delicious.  I loved the sautéed cabbage with the crispy bacon in the creamy potatoes.  Everyone liked it except for my daughter...

Baked Honey-Mustard Corned Beef

Baked Honey-Mustard Corned Beef

I have always boiled my corned beef for St. Patrick’s Day and I’ve loved it but sometimes it’s good to try new things.  We celebrated St. Paddy’s day a little early this year and I decided to try baking...

Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches with Cole Slaw

Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches with Cole Slaw

I had leftover roasted chicken meat to use up as well as leftover homemade barbecue sauce so I decided to shred the chicken, toss it with the sauce and put it on some hamburger buns.  At the last minute,...

Light and Tangy Cole Slaw

Light and Tangy Cole Slaw

I found this cole slaw recipe on Epicurious that looked and sounded fantastic.  I adapted it a bit to work with what ingredients I had on hand and it turned out really delicious.  I loved the sweet and tangy...

Have you ever had...

Have you ever had…

… a complete baking failure?  Well, I did today.  I tried creating and baking some cookies today that turned out to be a TOTAL flop!   I was really excited about these cookies and now I am just filled with...

Roasted Vegetable and Swiss Cheese Baked Frittata

Roasted Vegetable and Swiss Cheese Baked Frittata

I was craving roasted veggies and I was in the mood for breakfast for dinner so I decided to throw some roasted veggies and Swiss cheese together with eggs to make a tasty and flavorful baked frittata.  I loved...

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu

I recently came across a Cooking Light recipe for Chicken Cordon Bleu and realized I had never had it before.  I happened to have all of the ingredients at home so I decided to give the recipe a try.  I adapted...

Mini Chicken Meatball, Pasta, and Vegetable Soup

Mini Chicken Meatball, Pasta, and Vegetable Soup

It’s been cold and rainy and my children have had a tough month due to walking pneumonia so I decided to make a big pot of comforting and healthy soup.  I usually use beef or turkey to make meatballs...