Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

I’ve always roasted tomatoes in high heat for a short amount of time but this weekend I decided to try slow roasting them. I still had quite a few tomatoes left from my mom’s garden so I decided to...

Roasted Tomato Pizza with Fresh Basil and Homemade Pizza Sauce

Roasted Tomato Pizza with Fresh Basil and Homemade Pizza Sauce

My friend recently suggested I try the herb pizza crust from Trader Joe’s so I did. I made homemade pizza sauce then roasted some grape tomatoes until close to bursting. I made the pizza using the homemade sauce, small...

Roasted Tomato and Fresh Basil Pizza Sauce

Roasted Tomato and Fresh Basil Pizza Sauce

My friend recently told me to try the herb pizza dough at Trader Joe’s because she really loves it, so I grabbed one and planned to make a homemade pizza for dinner. I decided to roast some of the...

Roasted Tomato and Bell Pepper Marinara

Roasted Tomato and Bell Pepper Marinara

My mother recently gave me a massive amount of tomatoes from her garden. Thank you Mom!!! I have a feeling I’ll be making lots of tomato recipes over the next week or so. Since it was cold & rainy...

Roasted Grape Tomatoes, Onions, and Garlic on Toast with Fresh Basil

Roasted Grape Tomatoes, Onions, and Garlic on Toast with Fresh Basil

This could very well be my new favorite lunch. My father, brother in law, and nephew came for a quick but wonderful visit last weekend. My mom sent me a TON of tomatoes from her garden with my dad...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

My dear friend Currié’s birthday is tomorrow so we had them over for dinner tonight. She requested some of her favorites – Chicken Milanese, Creamy Mashed Potatoes, and House Salad with Fran’s Vinaigrette. For dessert she said she wanted...

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Happy Halloween!

I am so happy my kids still like me to make them spooky & silly Halloween treats. Here is a collection of some of their favorites. I hope you all have a SPOOKTACULAR Halloween!  Hot Dog Mummies   Creepy...

Pumpkin Butter Pop Tarts

Pumpkin Butter Pop Tarts

My kids have been loving pumpkin butter lately and I thought that they would really love it in a homemade pop tart. I grabbed some premade pie crusts and let the kids cut out fun Halloween pictures & words...

Baked Honey Garlic Chicken

Baked Honey Garlic Chicken

I was in the mood for chinese food last night so I went in search of something to make. I found this chicken recipe on Damn Delicious and I couldn’t resist it. I loved the idea of baking the...

Sesame-Soy Green Bean Sauté

Sesame-Soy Green Bean Sauté

I wanted a light and healthy side dish to pair with the Asian style chicken I was making for dinner. I grabbed some green beans and simply sautéed them in sesame oil, crushed red pepper flakes, and black pepper....