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....

Garlicky Kale, Onion, Tomato Frittata with Bacon and Parmesan

Garlicky Kale, Onion, Tomato Baked Frittata with Bacon and Parmesan

I made these baked frittatas for breakfast this morning. They used up leftover ingredients I had in my refrigerator and made these terrific egg dishes. I loved the garlicky flavor of the kale and onion sauté, the sweetness of...

Homemade Cheese Crackers

Homemade Cheese Crackers

My kids love cheesy crackers so I decided to try making them at home with my son, who had the day off due to parent teacher conferences. We found a great looking recipe on Cooking Light that looked easy...

Roasted Portobello Burgers with Roasted Bell Pepper and Boursin Cheese

Roasted Portobello Burgers with Roasted Bell Pepper and Boursin Cheese

My whole family loved the Panko Crusted Portobello Mushroom with Boursin, Braised Kale, and Heirloom Tomato so much I wanted to make another sandwich featuring portobello mushrooms. We recently had a delicious portobello burger at a brewpub that had roasted bell...

Baked Mozzarella Sticks

Baked Mozzarella Sticks

I have been seeing these around at several food blogs recently and I wanted to give them a try. Sadly, I have bad luck with cooking mozzarella sticks. While at my sister’s house, I have ruined two batches of...