Slow-Roasted Roast Beef with Mustard, Garlic, and Thyme

Slow-Roasted Roast Beef with Mustard, Garlic, and Thyme

We had another cold and rainy day yesterday which made me crave some slow cooked comfort food. I picked up a top sirloin roast and rubbed it with a mustard, olive oil, garlic, and thyme mixture then slow roasted...

Bacon Boursin Green Beans

Bacon Boursin Green Beans

I saw this recipe on The Endless Meal and how could I possibly resist green beans with bacon and Boursin cheese? I couldn’t. My son is a huge fan of Boursin cheese and I knew he would love this...

Roasted Carrots with Garlic and Thyme

Roasted Carrots with Garlic and Thyme

I saw this recipe on Port and Fin and decided to make it to pair with the Orzo with Sautéed Garlicky Spinach and Tomatoes topped with Mozzarella and Toasted Pine Nuts and the Baked Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings. The carrots...

Orzo with Sautéed Garlicky Spinach and Tomatoes topped with Mozzarella and Toasted Pine Nuts

Orzo with Sautéed Garlicky Spinach and Tomatoes topped with Mozzarella and Toasted Pine Nuts

There are so many tasty ingredients in this simple side dish. I made the orzo as directed, sautéed some tomatoes, spinach, and garlic together until softened, added a bit of Fran’s Vinaigrette, and tossed them all together with the cooked...

Baked Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings

Baked Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings

I saw a recipe for these wings on Food and Wine that looked tasty and easy for our meal tonight. I trimmed the wings then simply seasoned them with a bit of olive oil, sea salt, and freshly cracked...

Pot Roast with Mushrooms

Pot Roast with Mushrooms

We had a rainy weekend so I made comfort food – pot roast. My go to Pot Roast recipe is always a hit but I wanted to try something new this time. Instead of using carrots, celery, and potatoes,...

Baked Parmesan Tomato Slices

Baked Parmesan Tomato Slices

I wanted something easy and delicious to pair with the Roasted Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes and Pot Roast (recipe to follow) that I was serving for dinner. I had some nice firm tomatoes that I sliced up then seasoned each...

Roasted Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes

Roasted Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes

I made a pot roast for dinner tonight and wanted mashed potatoes to pair with it. I decided to mash red potatoes with their skin on and make them extra special by adding a bulb of roasted garlic and...

Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins

Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins

I decided to make my kids an after school snack using up the remaining raspberries I had in the refrigerator. I adapted a recipe I found on Sally’s Baking Addiction that turned out delicious. I learned something new from...

Raspberry Sauce

Raspberry Sauce

It’s hard to believe that my daughter is turning 12 tomorrow. She’s growing up so fast and has become such a sweet, kind, lovely, and empathetic girl. I am a very proud mom! Birthday meals are a big tradition...