Chocolate Raspberry Mini Muffins

Chocolate Raspberry Mini Muffins

I bookmarked this recipe I saw on Uni Homemaker a few months ago because they looked so delicious and fun. My kids were having friends over after school today so I decided to surprise them by making these cute &...

Honey-Soy Chicken Drumsticks

Honey-Soy Chicken Drumsticks

My son loves Asian food so I went in search of an Asian inspired chicken drumstick recipe. I found one Very Culinary that sounded perfect and it used ingredients I had on hand – I love that. It look...

Garlic Rice with Green Onions and Cilantro

Garlic Rice with Green Onions and Cilantro

I was making Asian flavored chicken for dinner and I wanted to serve it with rice. I decided to some garlicky rice and make it a little more snazzy with some green onions and fresh cilantro. We all enjoyed...

Green Chile and Pinto Bean Layered Mexican Casserole

Green Chile and Pinto Bean Layered Mexican Casserole

I saw this recipe on Kalyn’s Kitchen that looked too good to resist. I adapted it a bit and added tomato slices to the top before baking. It tasted AMAZING ! My husband and I loved it (it was...

Pumpkin-Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

Pumpkin-Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

We were heading to a friend’s house for dinner and I was in charge of bringing a salad and dessert. I decided to make some pumpkin cookies with oatmeal and white chocolate chips. They smelled incredible while they baked...

Roasted Chicken Procençal

Roasted Chicken Provençal

I was in the mood to make roasted chicken but wanted to try something new. I grabbed one of my favorite cookbooks, Tyler’s Ultimate, and found this recipe. I adapted the recipe to suit my family’s tastes. The chicken...

Garlicky Orzo with Roasted Vegetables

Garlicky Orzo with Roasted Vegetables

I was roasting a chicken for dinner and wanted a nice healthy side dish to serve with it. I looked through my pantry and refrigerator to see what I had on hand. I found some orzo, garlic, yellow squash,...

Garlic and Chive Mashed Potatoes

Garlic and Chive Mashed Potatoes

I wanted to serve some sort of potato dish to go with the Balsamic and Dijon Marinated Flank Steak and the Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes with Fresh Basil. I decided to try something a little different with these mashed potatoes. Instead of...

Balsamic and Dijon Marinated Flank Steak

Balsamic and Dijon Marinated Flank Steak

Flank steak is our favorite cut of beef. It’s lean yet very tender and flavorful and it’s a great cut of beef to marinate. I found a recipe for a flank steak marinade on Kalyn’s Kitchen that sounded perfect...

Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes with Fresh Basil

Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes with Fresh Basil

I was making flank steak for dinner and wanted to pair it with some roasted tomatoes. I drizzled the tomatoes with olive oil and balsamic vinegar then seasoned them with a bit of sea salt, freshly cracked pepper, and...