Chicken Noodle Soup With Homemade Noodles

Chicken Noodle Soup With Homemade Noodles

There is something so comforting about chicken noodle soup when you don’t feel well. My daughter was home sick today so I decided to make her this soup. She loved it, like usual, and had two full bowls. Making...

Cinnamon Crumb Cake

Cinnamon Crumb Cake

A good friend of mine was coming for dinner and I wanted to make her a special dessert. I know she loves cinnamon so I was excited when I found a cinnamon crumb cake in my Cooking Lightcookbook. I...

Chile Verde

Chile Verde

I grabbed some tomatillos the last time I went grocery shopping because I wanted to try cooking with them. I love Mexican food and really enjoy salsa verde so I decided to give them a try. I found a...

Quick & Simple Refried Beans

Quick & Simple Refried Beans

I love Mexican food but I had never tried making my own refried beans before. I know I cheated by using canned beans but I just didn’t have time to soak dried pinto beans. They were very quick and...

Roast Chicken Thighs with Potatoes, Artichokes and Lemon

Roast Chicken Thighs with Potatoes, Artichokes and Lemon

My mother sent me a box filled with magazines and cookbooks and I find something tasty to make every time I go through it. This is a recipe I adapted from one I found in a Fine Cooking magazine....

Banana, Blueberry, Coconut and Toasted Walnut Bread

Banana, Blueberry, Coconut and Toasted Walnut Bread

I saw this recipe on one of my favorite food blogs, Noble Pig, and knew I had to make it. The recipe was originally posted by Leslie, The Hungry Housewife. I had extra ripe bananas that needed to be...

Taco Salad

Taco Salad

I was in the mood for Mexican food (what’s new) but I didn’t feel like making a huge dinner. I grabbed some ground beef at the store and decided to make a taco salad. I used a bunch of...

Vegetable Tian

Vegetable Tian

This is a recipe I adapted from one I found in “Barefoot in Paris”. We had friends over for dinner so I served this Vegetable Tian and it was a HUGE hit. The veggies were perfectly roasted, the potatoes...

Banana, Coconut and Walnut Muffins

Banana, Coconut and Walnut Muffins

Need I say more? I loved the Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins so much that I couldn’t wait to use the base recipe for another type of muffin. I decided on coconut, walnuts and banana which are three of my favorite...

Chicken in Tomato Sauce with Kalamata Olives and Feta

Chicken in Tomato Sauce with Kalamata Olives and Feta

I recently checked out a great book from the library called “Eating the Greek Way”. It has over 100 recipes that are fresh, delicious and healthy. I found a terrific recipe for chicken with tomatoes and Ouzo, the only...