Homemade Garlic and Herb Croutons

Homemade Garlic and Herb Croutons

I had a leftover baguette that was going stale so I decided to chop it up and turn it into croutons. I seasoned them with basil olive oil, garlic, parsley, sea salt and freshly cracked pepper. They tasted so...

Creamy Chicken, Potato, and Veggie Soup

Creamy Chicken, Potato, and Veggie Soup

Life is crazy for us right now!!! We are in the process of selling our home and buying a new home – talk about stressful! We planned on staying home this rainy and cold weekend to start packing our...

Brie, Ham, Potato, Chive, and Tomato Frittata

Brie, Ham, Potato, Chive, and Tomato Frittata

I don’t know about you but I LOVE cheese. Brie is one of my very, very favorite cheeses so when Ile de France offered to send me some brie, I obviously said YES PLEASE!! I love brie spread on...

Chocolate Raspberry Bruschetta

Chocolate Raspberry Bruschetta

I wanted to a make a nice and easy dessert for my friend’s birthday dinner. She loves fruit and chocolate so when I found this recipe in the Sunset – September 2011 magazine I knew she would love it....

Grilled Corn, Poblano, and Onion Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

Grilled Corn, Poblano, and Onion Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

We had our good friends over for dinner to celebrate my girlfriend’s birthday. She requested the Shredded Beef and Cheddar Flautas (like usual) for her birthday dinner. I was in search of a tasty side dish to serve with...

Southwestern Chicken Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

Southwestern Chicken Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

I was craving a salad so I looked in the refrigerator to see what we had on hand. There was leftover roasted chicken to use up and a ripe avocado so I decided to make a Southwestern salad. The...

Italian Salami Pizza

Italian Salami Pizza

One of the perks of being a food blogger is that I get sent all sorts of tasty products…how cool is that? I was just sent some products from Columbus¬†including two different types of Italian Salami. We had a...

Meatloaf with Barbecue Glaze

Meatloaf with Barbecue Glaze

I am trying to make soft foods for my daughter who just got braces and has a tender mouth. I decided to try this recipe for meatloaf I found in the October 2011 issue of Cuisine at Home. I...

Smashed Red Potatoes

Smashed Red Potatoes

It’s been a long night and I am tired. I just got home from spending three hours in the ER with my son. He was running around the house this evening and fell into the corner of our very...

Chocolate, Strawberry, and Banana Milkshake

Chocolate, Strawberry, and Banana Milkshake

My daughter just got braces and her mouth and teeth are hurting her badly. To cheer her up this afternoon, after an excruciating orthodontist appointment, I made her a chocolate, strawberry, and banana milkshake. She wanted just chocolate but...