Eyeballs and Bandaids

Eyeballs and Bandaids – HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Yes, you read that right. I surprised my kids yesterday after school with some creepy and gross snacks. They loved the “used” bandaids and bloodshot eyeballs and had fun trying to gross each other out. These little treats couldn’t...

Greek Style Spatchcocked Chicken

Greek Style Spatchcocked Chicken

I was in the mood to roast a chicken and I was craving Greek flavors so this recipe was born. I decided to Spatchcock the chicken and cook the veggies with a bit of chicken broth together with the...

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Garlic, Lemon, and Feta

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Garlic, Lemon, and Feta

My first attempt at brussel sprouts was a big success with my entire family but my husband said he wanted to try it with lemon next time. I simply seasoned these fresh brussel sprout halves in olive oil, sea...

Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

I was recently sent some hot drink powders to try out by Stephen’s Gourmet. As you can imagine, my kids were super excited!!! I decided to try making hot chocolate a little more special by adding peanut butter and...

Brie Stuffed Mushrooms Topped with Garlicky Panko

Brie Stuffed Mushrooms Topped with Garlicky Panko

I am seriously drooling just thinking about these mushrooms. I made them as an appetizer for our Sunday dinner and they were so amazing! My kids, who don’t like mushrooms, ate one each and said they were good!  My...

Roasted, Smashed, and Loaded Potatoes

Roasted, Smashed, and Loaded Potatoes

I was recently sent some Rooster potatoes and I was excited to give them a try. These Rooster potatoes start out pink but then turn light golden brown with a nice fluffy yellow flesh when cooked. They can be...

Slow-Roasted Beef

Slow-Roasted Beef

There are many wonderful perks to being a food blogger and one of them definitely is being sent kitchen gadgets. I was recently sent a new meat thermometer called Chef Alarm from Thermoworks that came at the perfect time...

Sausage, Egg, and Biscuit Sandwich

Sausage, Egg, and Biscuit Sandwich

My kids have just recently begun to enjoy eating eggs. My son LOVES soft boiled eggs and my daughter likes egg whites – it’s the small victories in life! These breakfast sandwiches are super easy to make and taste...

Cider-Glazed Chicken Drumsticks

Cider-Glazed Chicken Drumsticks

When I saw the original recipe for this chicken on Cooking Light I decided to make it immediately. I adapted the recipe by using chicken drumsticks instead of cutlets. I simply seasoned them drumsticks then seared them before baking...

Brown Butter and Pecan Basmati Rice

Brown Butter and Pecan Basmati Rice

I was inspired by a Cooking Light recipe when making this dish. I cooked basmati rice in chicken broth then browned some butter in a pot before adding pecan pieces, the cooked rice, and fresh parsley. I mixed them...