Thick Cut Pork Chops with Herb Garlic Pan Sauce

Thick Cut Pork Chops with Herb Garlic Pan Sauce and Lagostina Risotto Pot Winner!

I had some thick cut pork chops to use up so I went in search of other ingredients. I found some leftover herbs I used on a pork tenderloin last week, some chicken broth, and a few cloves of...

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash with Dried Cranberries

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash with Dried Cranberries

Do you want to know a secret to get your kids to eat most any vegetable? Drizzle a little bit of balsamic glaze on top of the veggies right before you serve them. My kids seriously love balsamic glaze and they will...

Chocolate Pound Cake with Strawberry Sauce and Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream

Chocolate Pound Cake with Strawberry Sauce and Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream

My daughter recently turned 13! Gulp – where did the time go? She decided to have some friends over for a movie night and sleepover to celebrate becoming a teenager. She requested a chocolate pound cake with my strawberry sauce, and...

Parade's Community Table ~ 20 Appetizers To Get Your Holiday Party Started

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Appetizers To Get Your Holiday Party Started

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Appetizers To Get Your Holiday Party Started Who doesn’t love a good appetizer? Sometimes, the appetizers are the best part of the party! I have gathered together...

Gingersnaps with Apple Glaze

Gingersnaps with Apple Glaze

When I was a kid, my mom would keep a regular supply of boxed gingersnap cookies in the house. I really loved those crisp little cookies dipped in milk. I decided to bake cookies for this week’s school lunch treat. When I...

Chanterelle Risotto AND a Lagostina Risotto Pot GIVEAWAY!!

Chanterelle Risotto

I was recently sent an Italian made Lagostina Risotto Pot. It was like being a kid on Christmas morning when it arrived in the mail. It is such a beautiful, heavy, and well made pot that is handcrafted in Italy and...

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Fresh Thyme

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Fresh Thyme

I wanted a healthy and flavorful chicken dish to pair with the risotto I was making for dinner. I grabbed some boneless/skinless chicken thighs then simply seasoned them with fresh thyme leaves, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika. The chicken...

Homemade Hot Chocolate

Homemade Hot Chocolate

This three ingredient hot chocolate is something my husband has been making since he was ten years old. It’s creamy, slightly sweet, and perfectly chocolaty. He serves it with a bit of whipped cream and a few mini chocolate chips sprinkled...

Parade's Community Table ~ 20 Comforting and Delicious Soup Recipes Featuring Potato

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Comforting and Delicious Soup Recipes Featuring Potato

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Comforting and Delicious Soup Recipes Featuring Potato I absolutely LOVE potatoes! Maybe it’s because I was born and raised in Idaho. Most of my favorite side dishes, breakfasts,...

Mushroom Marinara

Mushroom Marinara

I had a hankering for pasta on Sunday night so I decided to make a quick marinara sauce. I found some mushrooms in the fridge and grabbed a few things from the pantry then whipped up this sauce. Quick. Simple. Delicious. My kind of...