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Soy-Sesame Vegetable Sauté

I wanted to make a vegetable sauté to go with the fried rice I was making for dinner. I grabbed some broccoli, baby zucchini and bell pepper, sugar snap peas, and carrots along with some garlic, soy sauce, and...

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Citrus-Garlic Flank Steak

I found this recipe on Closet Cooking that looked like it would satisfy my Mexican food craving. I made a Fruit Salad with Citrus-Honey Dressing and a Black Bean Salad with Avocado, Tomatoes, Red Onion, and Cilantro for dinner to pair with...

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Black Bean Salad with Avocado, Tomatoes, Red Onion, and Cilantro

I saw a pinto bean salad over at Kalyn’s Kitchen that looked really delicious so I decided to make it. Unfortunately, I was out of pinto beans but luckily I had black beans which worked out great. I loved...

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Fruit Salad with Honey-Citrus Dressing

I was making s garlic-citrus flank steak for dinner along with a black bean salad and I decided to make a fresh fruit salad with a honey-citrus dressing to go with them. It was quick and easy to make...

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Linguine In Tomato Sauce with Chicken Sausage, Blistered Tomatoes, Kale, and Mozzarella Pearls

I made a “clean your fridge out” dinner last night. I found some kale, onion, mozzarella pearls, and chicken sausage links in the refrigerator and grabbed some leftover linguine, a can of tomatoes, garlic, and grape tomatoes from the...

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Gourmet Salad

I saw this salad on Recipe Girl and was decided to make it to go with the pasta I was making for dinner. I adapted the salad by using whatever I had on hand into the salad and I...

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White Bean, Kale, Potato, and Ham Soup

The weather has been so extreme lately. Two weeks ago it was in the mid 80′s and sunny while last week it was in the 50′s and rainy. While it was so dreary outside, I decided to make a...

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Memorial Day Recipe Ideas

A quick note to our troops that serve(d) our country – THANK YOU for all you have done to keep us free and safe. You are appreciated!!! Here are a few recipes to make your Memorial Day extra tasty....

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The Perfect Soft Boiled Egg

The older I get the more I love eggs – especially over easy, poached, or soft boiled.  I recently realized that I had never made a soft boiled egg as an adult but I remember my mom making them...

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Italian Broccoli

We went camping last weekend and I made a simple steak dinner with broccoli and salad. I had a bit of extra vinaigrette left over from our salad so I decided to toss the steamed broccoli with it…I am...