Parmesan and Black Pepper Biscuits

Parmesan and Black Pepper Biscuits

I found this recipe online at My Recipes and decided to serve them with a batch of soup I was making for dinner. I halved the recipe so it made six biscuits instead of 12. The biscuits didn’t rise as...

Pumpkin Cookies with Cinnamon Icing

Pumpkin Cookies with Cinnamon Icing

This is a must try cookie recipe!!! I made these tasty treats for dessert when we had friends over for dinner and they were a HUGE hit with everyone. The pumpkin flavor was amazing in these moist and soft...

Ground Beef, Caramelized Onion, and Spinach Lasagna

Ground Beef, Caramelized Onion, and Spinach Lasagna

We had two families coming over for dinner and I wanted to make something that would be hearty, comforting, and also something that would clean out my pantry before we move so I don’t have to pack as much....

Vodka Cran-Raspberry Sparkling Water

Vodka Cran-Raspberry Sparkling Water

We had friends over for dinner tonight so I decided to make cocktails. I was sent a lovely bottle of I Spirit Vodka so I treated my girlfriends to some tasty drinks. I love the flavor of the cran-raspberry sparkling...

Pumpkin Muffins with Oatmeal Streusel Topping

Pumpkin Muffins with Oatmeal Streusel Topping

I love any baked goods that have pumpkin in them – especially muffins. My kids wanted me to make muffins for breakfast recently so I decided to surprise them with these tasty treats. I adapted the basic pumpkin muffin...

Roasted Sweet Onions with Herbed Bread Crumbs

Roasted Sweet Onions with Herbed Bread Crumbs

I found this recipe in the August issue of Saveur magazine. I love sweet onions and roasted veggies are my favorite so this recipe called my name. The recipe called for fresh thyme and oregano but I didn’t have...

Gemelli with Chicken, Garlic, Heirloom Tomatoes, Basil, and Asiago

Gemelli with Chicken, Garlic, Heirloom Tomatoes, Basil, and Asiago

This is one of those meals that I threw together while helping my kids do homework. I cooked up a couple of chicken breasts in my grill pan then chopped them into bites. I tossed some cooked gemelli in...

Broccoli with Garlic, Pine Nuts, and Asiago Cheese

Broccoli with Garlic, Pine Nuts, and Asiago Cheese

I am always trying new ways to make broccoli in hopes that my kids will eat it. I decided to try sautéing the broccoli in a skillet then adding a bit of fresh garlic, toasted pine nuts, and asiago...

Baked Eggs with Caramelized Mushrooms, Onions, and Spinach

Baked Eggs with Caramelized Mushrooms, Onions, and Spinach

I have been having fun making all sorts of variations of baked eggs like Caprese Baked Eggs, Baked Eggs with Bacon, Tomatoes, and Sharp Cheddar, and Herb Baked Eggs. I was in the mood for an egg dish for...

Tomato, Squash, and Feta Gratin

Tomato, Squash, and Feta Gratin

I found the fifth and final recipe for Cookbook Week* in The New Sonoma Cookbook by Connie Guttersen RD, PhD. This cookbook is filled with over 200 simple recipes for a healthy, more delicious way to live. I love...