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Back to cooking….

…tomorrow. We just got back from a week long adventure and we are all happy and exhausted. We traveled in our motor home all throughout Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. We stopped at many beautiful places on our journey and we...

Banana, Strawberry, and Orange Muffins

Banana, Strawberry, and Orange Muffins

I made these for breakfast recently and they were a huge hit with my family, especially my husband who ate four in one sitting. I had some strawberries and bananas that really needed to be used up and I...

Shredded Pork and Caramelized Onion Tostada

Shredded Pork and Caramelized Onion Tostada

I had leftover shredded pork from the enchiladasthat I couldn’t wait to use again. Did I happen to mention on the last post that this was the BEST shredded pork I have ever made? It was so tender, juicy,...

Shredded Pork and Monterey Jack Cheese Enchiladas with Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Shredded Pork and Monterey Jack Cheese Enchiladas with Homemade Enchilada Sauce

I picked up a pork shoulder at the grocery store recently and decided to make a big batch of shredded pork. I simply seasoned it with sea salt, freshly cracked pepper, cumin, garlic powder, dried oregano, and coriander. I...

Red Enchilada Sauce

Red Enchilada Sauce

I found this Bobby Flay recipe in the October 2010 Food Network Magazine.I’ve never been a fan of canned enchilada sauce so I was excited to give this recipe a try. I adapted the recipe a bit by using...

Turkey Italian Sausage and Mushroom Pizza Braid

Turkey Italian Sausage and Mushroom Pizza Braid

I didn’t feel like making a big dinner so I decided to grab a few ingredients from the grocery store to make a homemade pizza. Instead of a regular pizza my kids and I decided to make a pizza...

Toffee Crunch Dip with Apple Slices

Toffee Crunch Dip with Apple Slices

This recipe is from my sister Dana. She makes this dip for holidays, birthdays, and tailgating for the BSU Bronco football games. It’s always a huge hit when she makes it and never lasts long. The dip itself is...

Flaky Buttermilk and Chive Biscuits

Flaky Buttermilk and Chive Biscuits

I made some flaky biscuits to go with the Cheese and Potato Soup I was serving for dinner recently. I decided to add chopped chives to the biscuits because I thought they would pair nicely with the soup. I...

Mixed Greens with Apples, Sunflower Seeds, and Croutons with a White Cheddar and Chive Vinaigrette

Mixed Greens with Apples, Sunflower Seeds, and Croutons with a White Cheddar and Chive Vinaigrette

My friend Kyle found a new vinaigrette that was filled with white cheddar and chives so we put together a very simple salad using mixed greens, apple, sunflower seeds, and croutons to go with the Cheese and Potato Soup we...

Cheese and Potato Soup

Cheese and Potato Soup

We were having friends over for dinner and I wanted to make something warm and comforting since it was a very cold and rainy day. I found this cheese and potato soup on Mary’s site called One Perfect Bite that...