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Leftover Ideas….

I don’t know about you but I have a ton of hard boiled eggs and ham sitting in my refrigerator. Here are some recipe ideas for your leftovers.   Egg Salad Sandwich   Deviled Eggs   Brie, Ham, Potato,...

Baked Asian Chicken Wings

Baked Asian Chicken Wings

My whole family loves Asian food so I have been experimenting more with it. I saw these wings on Up Close & Tasty that looked terrific. I adapted it a bit by baking them in the oven instead of...

Spicy Green Beans

Spicy Green Beans

I needed to make a veggie for dinner and I found green beans in the fridge.  I wanted the beans to pair nicely with the chicken I was baking and the Sesame Noodles with Sautéed Shiitake Mushrooms and Kale...

Sesame Noodles with Sautéed Shiitake Mushrooms and Kale

Sesame Noodles with Sautéed Shiitake Mushrooms and Kale

I wanted to make a Noodle side dish to pair with the Asian chicken I was making for dinner. I kept sautéed some shiitake and mushrooms before tossing them with a soy sesame sauce and whole wheat pasta. They...

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Hoisin Sauce

I was making an Asian themed dinner and realized the marinade for the chicken required hoisin sauce and of course I didn’t have any. Thankfully, the site I found the marinade recipe on, Up Close & Tasty, also had...

Coconut Vodka and Pineapple Juice

Coconut Vodka and Pineapple Juice

We worked on building a wood shed all weekend. My husband did all the hard work. I did a pretty good job of fetching, measuring, and digging when needed. I mostly tried to stay out of his way. At...

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Peanut Butter Cup Brownie Bites

We were having friends over for dinner last night, so I decided to make a treat for dessert. My friend Currié loves peanut butter and chocolate combined so when I found this recipe on Chocolate Therapy, I knew it...

Mediterranean Chicken Wrap

Mediterranean Chicken Wrap

I was craving a simple and healthy lunch so I went to see what I had on hand. I grabbed a flour tortilla, roasted chicken, mixed greens, Fran’s Vinaigrette, kalamata olives, red onion, and feta cheese from the refrigerator...

Buttermilk and Honey Whole Wheat Bread

Buttermilk and Honey Whole Wheat Bread

I was inspired by a loaf of buttermilk bread I saw on A Southern Grace’s site that looked amazing. I decided to make  a buttermilk loaf using honey & some whole wheat flour this weekend to serve with the...

Slow Simmered Spit Pea and Ham Soup

Slow Simmered Split Pea and Ham Soup

What a difference a day makes! Yesterday was cold and rainy while today was 74 degrees and sunny. Since it was such a dreary day yesterday I made a batch of slow simmered split pea soup and a loaf...