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Corned Beef, Sautéed Cabbage and Onions, and Roasted Potatoes and Carrots

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’ve never made corned beef before and I was excited to try it out this year. I thought about baking it or roasting it but I decided to go the traditional route and boil it....

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Oatmeal, Dark Chocolate and White Chocolate Chip Cookies

I was recently sent some products from Kodiak Cakesto try. My family was anxious for me to make the oatmeal and dark chocolate cookie mix and requested extra semi sweet chocolate chips and white chocolate chips to be added...

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Bacon Blue Cheese Burger

Bacon blue cheese burgers always make my mouth water when I see them on a restaurant menu but I never order them because they are so fattening. I was craving a juicy cheeseburger, so I decided to make a...

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Ground Beef and Black Bean Tacos

We had friends coming over for dinner so I decided to make tacos. They are quick and easy to make and it gives me a chance to use my taco baking rack. I grabbed some lean ground beef, cooked...

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Pork Tenderloin with a Honey Mustard Sauce

I wanted to make a healthy and quick meal for dinner so I decided to make a pork tenderloin with a simple honey mustard sauce. I made the sauce a few hours ahead of dinner so the flavors would...

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Banana Nut Bread

I love simple banana bread recipes so when I saw a delicious looking Martha Stewart banana bread recipe on Wives with Knives, I was excited to get baking. My son and I had a fun time creating this bread...

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Asian Sugar Snap Peas

I was making Chicken Pot Stickers for dinner and decided to sauté some sugar snap peas with an Asian flavored sauce for a side dish. This dish was extremely easy to make and it only took minutes to prepare....

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Ribollita

I wanted to make a soup for dinner so I would have an excuse to make another loaf of bread. I recently checked out a few cookbooks from the library and I found a recipe for Ribollita in Everyday...

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Banana, Blueberry, and Strawberry Pancakes

My kids wanted pancakes for breakfast so I looked around my kitchen to see what kind I could make for them. I had a few blueberries left as well as a very ripe banana and some strawberries. I used...

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Lemon Poppy Seed Blueberry Muffins

I found a recipe for these muffins on the blog A Dash of Sass and they looked amazing. I adapted them a bit by using half whole wheat flour and half regular flour. I also added extra blueberries and...