Lemony Chicken Saltimbocca

Lemony Chicken Saltimbocca

I am really excited with this month’s Cooking Light because I have found several recipes I want to make, starting with this one. This recipe was perfect to try with my new olive oil I received from Olivari. It’s...

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Relaxed and Ready to Cook

We just got back from a holiday vacation in Idaho. We started our trip in Boise where we stayed with my sister and her family and celebrated Christmas with them and my father. We drove around the city and...

Spatchcocked Roasted Chicken with Tomatoes, Garlic, and Fresh Basil

Spatchcocked Roasted Chicken with Tomatoes, Garlic, and Fresh Basil

I learned about spatchcocking chicken from my friends Marjie and Chris and I’ve been wanting to try it for a long time. I found this Martha Stewart recipe that looked wonderful so I finally decided to give it a...

Butternut Squash Ravioli with a Butter Sage Sauce and Parmesan Cheese

Butternut Squash Ravioli with a Butter Sage Sauce and Parmesan Cheese

I have been so busy getting ready for the upcoming holiday that I haven’t had a lot of time to cook big meals. I recently found this butternut squash ravioli at Trader Joe’s and decided to make a simple...

Wilted Spinach Salad with Caramelized Shallots

Wilted Spinach Salad with Caramelized Shallots

I had some spinach to use up so I searched online and found this recipe on Martha Stewart. This salad turned out to be very quick and simple to make and it made a wonderful and healthy side dish...

Baked Chicken and Sharp Cheddar Taquitos

Baked Chicken and Sharp Cheddar Taquitos

We had friends come over for dinner and I wanted to make something quick and simple. I grabbed a rotisserie chicken from the store and chopped up all the meat with some cilantro, bell pepper, poblano pepper, onion, lime,...

Banana, Blueberry, and Lemon Muffins

Banana, Blueberry, and Lemon Muffins

I had a few very ripe bananas to use up so I went in search of a fun new recipe to make. I found this recipe on Dragon’s Kitchen and couldn’t resist making them and I am so glad I...

Southwestern Casserole

Southwestern Casserole

I saw this Cooking Light recipe on Myrecipes and decided to make it for dinner. I adapted it a bit by adding more spices, more green chiles, cilantro, and avocado. This recipe was simple to make with very little...

Potato Tian with Caramelized Onions and Parmesan

Potato Tian with Caramelized Onions and Parmesan

I was recently sent some wonderful little potatoes from Tasteful Selectionsto try. Since I am originally from Idaho, it only makes sense that I love, love, love potatoes! I received two bags, one of a mixture of yellow, red,...

Double Chocolate Almond Cookies

Double Chocolate Almond Cookies

**Giveaway has ended** There are many perks to being a food blogger and one of them is getting to try wonderful products and cookbooks. I was recently contacted by Tate’s Bake Shopto host a giveaway on my site. I...