Lemon-Dill Rice

Lemon-Dill Rice

I made a nice halibut dinner tonight and I paired it with this lemon-dill rice. It was a nice side dish to pair with the halibut and tomatoes and the lemony dill flavors really shine. My son said he...

Sweet and Salty Popcorn Treat

Sweet and Salty Popcorn Treat

My kids didn’t have school today, so I surprised them with this sweet and salty popcorn treat while watching a movie. What could be better than buttery popcorn combined with salty pretzels, white chocolate chips, and milk chocolate chips?...

Homemade Refried Bean and Cheese Flautas

Homemade Refried Bean and Cheese Flautas

My kids each had a friend sleepover on Friday night. While the boys opted for homemade French bread pizza, the girls requested homemade refried beans, chips, and spicy salsa for their dinner.  If you have time to make homemade refried...

Parade's Community Table ~ 20 Tasty Treats To Tempt Your Valentine

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Tasty Treats To Tempt Your Valentine

This week’s contribution to Parade’s Community Table is 20 Tasty Treats To Tempt Your Valentine. I love to bake sweet treats for my kids and husband year round but most especially around Valentines Day. It’s an easy and delicious way to...

Mushroom Sauté with Soy, Butter, and Garlic

Mushroom Sauté with Soy, Butter, and Garlic

One of my very favorite flavor combinations, for a variety of different veggies, is soy and butter. I just LOVE it! A dear friend of mine made me dinner when I was 18 years old that included steamed broccoli and...

Mini Pancakes with Fruit, Coconut, and Chocolate

Mini Pancakes with Fruit, Coconut, and Chocolate

In honor of National Pancake Day, I was recently sent some Hungry Jack Buttermilk Pancake & Waffle Mix along with Hungry Jack Maple Syrup, measuring cups, and T-fal’s  newest 12” Non-Stick Fry Pan, The OptiCook. The pan is beautiful and...

Carolina-Style Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Carolina-Style Pulled Pork Sandwiches

I’ve always wanted to try Carolina-style pulled pork so when I stumbled upon this recipe from Taste of Home, I couldn’t resist. I love that I had everything I needed on hand except just a few ingredients. I adapted...

Orange-Ginger Chicken and Cashew Lettuce Wraps

Orange-Ginger Chicken and Cashew Lettuce Wraps

Every once in awhile I get a big craving for chicken lettuce wraps. I found a recipe on Kristine’s Kitchen that look irresistible to me. Although this recipe has several ingredients, it’s a snap to put together and takes only...

Super Bowl Recipe Round-Up

Super Bowl Recipe Round-Up

The Super Bowl is this Sunday and whether you are rooting for the Broncos or the Panthers, I think we all can agree on the importance of eating great food while watching the game! I have provided a few...

Parade's Community Table ~ 15 Baked Egg Recipes

Parade’s Community Table ~ 15 Baked Egg Recipes

This week’s contribution to Parade’s Community Table is 15 Baked Egg Recipes. One of my favorite ways to make eggs is by baking them. Whether I am making a quiche, frittata, skillet eggs, or hard boiled, baking is usually the way...