Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family and friends. Here are a few of my favorite ways to use up my Thanksgiving leftovers. Some of these original recipes are made with chicken but I substitute my...

55 Thanksgiving Recipes Sure To Make Your Guests Thankful!

55 Thanksgiving Recipes Sure To Make Your Dinner Guests Thankful!

I am eagerly anticipating the arrival of my sister and her family tomorrow. I am going to take the rest of the week off to spend time with my loved ones and cook a feast! I hope you have a...

Apple Cake Bars

Apple Cake Bars

I was recently sent some of the best vanilla extract I have ever had before. It is seriously great! Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract from Nielsen-Massey, is made from premium, hand-selected beans cultivated on the Bourbon Island of Madagascar, this extract...

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Rainy Day Recipes

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Rainy Day Recipes

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Rainy Day Recipes My favorite days to cook are cold and stormy days. There is something so comforting to me about simmering food all day long while it’s miserable...

Carrot Sauté with Maple Syrup and Coconut Oil

Carrot Sauté with Maple Syrup and Coconut Oil

I saw this recipe on Simply Scratch and had to make it. I’ve been trying to use more coconut oil in my cooking and this side dish looked delicious. The carrots turned out perfectly flavored with a bit of sweetness...

Mushroom, Bacon, and Herb Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Mushroom, Bacon, and Herb Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

This cold and rainy weather has me in the mood to cook! I’ve been having a lot of fun in the kitchen lately, creating new recipes and old favorites. I recently picked up a pork tenderloin so I could...

Kale Sauté with Roasted Butternut Squash, Dried Cranberries, and Pecans

Kale Sauté with Roasted Butternut Squash, Dried Cranberries, and Pecans

This side dish is not only festive, beautiful, and healthy, it’s also very delicious too! I loved the tang the balsamic vinegar gave the roasted butternut squash. The combination of flavors and textures was a big hit with all...

Porcini Powder

Porcini Powder

I spent way too much time driving from store to store today looking for porcini powder. After stopping at three stores, I finally decided to Google how to make porcini powder. I was excited to see that it is...

Parade's Community Table ~ 30 Thanksgiving Recipes Sure To Make You Thankful

Parade’s Community Table ~ 30 Thanksgiving Recipes Sure To Make You Thankful

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 30 Thanksgiving Recipes Sure To Make You Thankful  The holiday season is upon us! I am looking forward to spending time with friends and family as well as eating delicious food in...

Basil Garlic Chicken Breasts with a Tomato Basil Sauce AND an All-Clad NS1 Nonstick Induction Chef’s Pan Giveaway

Basil Garlic Chicken Breasts with a Tomato Basil Sauce

We had another cold and rainy day here in Oregon. After being away in Idaho all weekend long, and eating every meal from restaurants, I was ready for a comforting home cooked meal. I paired this chicken with a side...