White Bean Soup with Chorizo and Kale

White Bean Soup with Chorizo and Kale

The weather has been cold and rainy lately so I decided to warm us up with a pot of soup. I found this recipe in my Cooking Light – Novemberissue and I was excited to make it. My husband...

Cranberry-Orange Muffins

Cranberry-Orange Muffins

I love the flavors of orange and cranberry combined so I was excited to try these flavors together in a muffin. They were super simple to make (my kids helped) and they turned out even tastier than I imagined....

Southwestern Goulash

Southwestern Goulash

I was craving a simple and hearty dinner that used up some of the things in my refrigerator so I decided to make a Southwestern style goulash. It was a great way to use up the extra peppers, cilantro,...

Super Moist Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Super Moist Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

I want to say THANK YOU for all the sweet comments in regards to my cut finger – I have the best readers! I am happy to say that my finger is healing nicely and I am back to...

Out of Commission

Out of Commission

I spent the afternoon at the hospital yesterday due to a little mishap with a very sharp knife. My right index finger has a deep gash that is quite painful and sensitive – I’ll spare you the gory details....

Zucchini Coins with Marinara and Parmesan

Zucchini Coins with Marinara and Parmesan

This is my new favorite side dish or appetizer. I created these with some of the leftover marinara, panko crumbs, and Parmesan I used for the Chicken ParmesanI was making for dinner. The zucchini coins were simple and quick...

Fettuccine with Italian Sausage, Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Spinach, Pine Nuts, and Basil

Fettuccine with Italian Sausage, Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Spinach, Pine Nuts, and Basil

I loved my Linguine with Turkey Italian Sausage, Tomatoes, Arugula, and Cilienginiso much that I wanted to use the same sauce base for this recipe but with different ingredients. I used what I had on hand and tossed it...

Homemade Fettuccine

Homemade Fettuccine

I was recently sent a pasta kit from the folks at Johnsonville. The kit included a pasta machine, a pasta dryer, cheese grater, and meatball former… being a food blogger has great perks! Anyway, I thought I would try...

Mini Lemon Pies and Mini Cherry Pies

Mini Lemon Pies and Mini Cherry Pies

When I saw this recipe on Georgia’s site The Comfort of Cooking, I knew I would be making these beauties immediately. My kids love fruit pies so making them their own perfect little pie made them so happy! My...

Herb Dinner Rolls

Herb Dinner Rolls

I recently saw a recipe for herb dinner rolls on my friend Marjie’s site which inspired me to make these rolls. I used my Mom’s Dinner Roll recipe and added some fresh basil, fresh parsley, and a bit of...