Roasted Green Beans and Mushrooms with Garlic

Roasted Green Beans and Mushrooms with Garlic

It’s been cooler here in Oregon so I am able to roast veggies again. Roasting vegetables is my very favorite way to cook them. It’s not only very easy to do, but I think they taste better roasted. Green...

Labor Day Round-Up

Labor Day Round-Up

The summer season is ending and I am okay with that. We have had a very fun filled summer vacation but I am ready for fall cooking & sitting by the fire. Labor Day marks the end of the...

Parade's Community Table ~ 20 Recipes using Avocado

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Recipes using Avocado

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Recipes using Avocado I don’t know about you, but I absolutely LOVE avocado. I think they are amazing with just a sprinkle of sea salt but I also...

Honey Roasted Acorn Squash with Thyme

Honey Roasted Acorn Squash with Thyme

September is upon us and I am one happy lady. What’s not to love? Baking, brisk weather, leaves changing colors, pumpkin anything, holidays, cooking low & slow, and warm sweaters. It’s been really chilly here this week, so when my...

Apple Galette with Crumble Topping

Apple Galette with Crumble Topping

My dear friend’s children were recently staying with us. One evening, I asked them what they wanted for dessert and they both said apple pie. I decided to make a more rustic pie by making a galette. I also decided to throw some crumble...

Quick & Easy Microwave Popcorn

Quick & Easy Homemade Microwave Popcorn

This isn’t really a recipe but it worked so well & it was so easy, that I had to share it with you. My kids had two friends over for the day and they wanted to settle down and...

Breakfast Tostada with Steak and Avocado

Breakfast Tostada with Steak and Avocado

I was looking in the refrigerator to see what I should make for lunch when I found leftover steak from last night’s dinner along with leftover homemade refried beans from a couple of days earlier. I grabbed some bits of taco fixings...

Parade's Community Table ~ 20 Recipes to Kick your Labor Day Weekend Up a Notch!

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Recipes to Kick your Labor Day Weekend Up a Notch!

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Recipes to Kick your Labor Day Weekend Up a Notch! Labor Day is just around the corner, and I can’t wait! I am looking forward to making some...

Cheesy Garlic Bread

Cheesy Garlic Bread

What’s better than garlic bread? Cheesy garlic bread!!! I served this decadent and delicious bread with the Chicken and Sausage Lasagna Roll-Ups that I made for dinner. This bread was a HUGE hit with all the kids and they gobbled...

Chicken and Sausage Lasagna Roll-Ups

Chicken and Sausage Lasagna Roll-Ups

I have my dear friend’s two children staying with me for a couple of days. The son is a little bit picky with his eating and prefers chicken to most meats and doesn’t care for vegetables at all. The daughter...