Blackberry Muffins

Blackberry Muffins

I picked up some beautiful blackberries from the market and was disappointed to find that they were pretty tart. I decided to use them in muffins because baking fruit seems to make it much sweeter. I adapted a recipe I...

Cheesy Roasted Poblano Peppers with Homemade Refried Beans and Enchilada Sauce

Cheesy Roasted Poblano Peppers with Homemade Refried Beans and Enchilada Sauce

I have been craving Mexican food lately so I decided to make some stuffed poblano peppers. I made some homemade refried beans and had them simmering all afternoon and I also made some homemade enchilada sauce. I roasted the peppers...

Corn Sauté with Zucchini and Bell Pepper

Corn Sauté with Zucchini and Bell Pepper

I made some stuffed poblano peppers for dinner this evening and paired them with this corn sauté. I cooked the corn in my grill pan until it was a bit charred and cooked through then sautéed the kernels with...

Tuscan Chicken

Tuscan Chicken with Artichokes, Tomatoes, and Olives

We had some cooler and rainy weather last week which always makes me want to cook comforting meals for dinner. I had a few baby artichokes and chicken thighs in the refrigerator and decided to make a meal using...

Parade's Community Table - Easter Round-up

Parade’s Community Table ~ 19 Recipes For Your Easter Celebration

This weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table is 19 Recipes For Your Easter Celebration. Click here to see all of the recipes. Thanks for your support! If you are looking for Easter recipes, look no further. Here is a collection of...

Carrot Cake with Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake with Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

Yesterday was my husband’s birthday and he requested carrot cake for his birthday cake. I haven’t made a two layered cake in years and never made a carrot cake so I was a little nervous. I found an amazing...

Tuscan-Style Roasted Asparagus

Tuscan-Style Roasted Asparagus

I was making a Tuscan-Style chicken dinner and decided to look for a tasty side dish to pair with it. I found this recipe on Taste of Home that looked perfect. I love roasted asparagus and tomatoes together so...

Braised Red Cabbage

Braised Red Cabbage

One of my favorite side dishes when I eat German food is braised red cabbage. It’s tender, tangy, a little bit sweet, and seriously delicious. This cabbage pairs nicely with any schnitzel, sausage, pork, or chicken dish you pair it with. My...

Pork Schnitzel

Pork Schnitzel

My family loves going to our local favorite German restaurant to eat braised red cabbage, schnitzel, sauerkraut, sausages, and German Roasted Potato Salad. I decided to try re-creating the pork schnitzel and braised red cabbage for dinner. This recipe was quick, easy,...

Spring Break Round-Up

Spring Break Round-Up

I am going to take the next week off to spend Spring Break with my family. We aren’t going anywhere this year because my husband, sadly, has to work. I plan on spending the next week sleeping in, hanging...