Herb Pork Chops with Caramelized Shallots

Herb Pork Chops with Caramelized Shallots

I had to adapt this Cooking Light recipe a little bit to suit what I had on hand.  The pork turned out tender, juicy, and so flavorful.  I really loved the herb flavor on the pork and the caramelized...

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

I usually make a recipe for French Onion Soup using all beef broth and sweet yellow onions but when I saw this recipe in my favorite cookbook – The New Best Recipe From The Editors of Cooks Illustrated, I decided to...

15 Comforting and Delicious Italian Recipes

Parade’s Community Table ~ 15 Comforting and Delicious Italian Recipes

This weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table is 15 Comforting and Delicious Italian Recipes. Click here to see all of the recipes. Thanks for your support! We all love Italian food in my family and I make it quite often. I...

Baked Eggs with Sautéed Onions, Tomatoes, and Spinach

Baked Eggs with Sautéed Onions, Tomatoes, and Spinach

Guess what I am having again for breakfast tomorrow? This recipe! These eggs were super quick & simple to make – thankfully since I am still not feeling well, and so delicious. I dipped toast into the runny yolks and gobbled...

Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto

I am finally feeling a bit better. Thank you for my sweet e-mails and comments! My dear friend Dane taught me how to make risotto a couple of years ago. We spent the evening working together at the stove as...

You know when...

You know when…

… you have a fever, body aches, and a terrible headache? That’s me for the past three days. Hope to be back to cooking tomorrow.

Parade's Community Table ~ 10 Favorite Quick Bread Recipes

Parade’s Community Table ~ 10 Favorite Quick Bread Recipes

This weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table is 10 of my favorite quick bread recipes. Click here to see all of the recipes. Thanks for your support! My kids love it when I make a tasty loaf of bread on the...

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Cream of Mushroom Soup

I saw this recipe on Simply Recipes and it looked and sounded perfect for dinner. I adapted the recipe a bit by reducing the amount of oil and butter and I used whole milk instead of heavy cream. My...

Bean and Cheese Enchiladas with Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Bean and Cheese Enchiladas with Homemade Enchilada Sauce

I made a big pot of refried beans that my entire family loved – especially my daughter. I decided to use some of the beans in a batch of enchiladas along with homemade red enchilada sauce and Monterey Jack cheese. Simple and delicious....

Homemade Refried Beans

Homemade Refried Beans

My daughter has loved the refried beans at a local Mexican restaurant named Chevy’s since she was 2 years old. She just LOVES them. I picked up their cookbook (Chevy’s Fresh Mex Cookbook) several years ago but finally decided...