Parade's Community Table ~ 11 Quick and Easy Pork Chop Recipes

Parade’s Community Table ~ 11 Quick and Easy Pork Chop Recipes

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 11 Quick and Easy Pork Chop Recipes. My family loves pork, and because we try to eat less red meat, we eat it often. I am a fan of...

Blackberry, Peach, and Plum Crisp

Blackberry, Peach, and Plum Crisp

My kids asked for a fun dessert for after dinner tonight so I looked in the refrigerator to see what I had on hand to make. My friend Currié, who was over, suggested a blackberry crisp. I grabbed the...

Caprese and Avocado on Toast

Caprese and Avocado on Toast

I have been seeing these toasts on a lot of different food blogs lately so I decided to finally try making them for lunch on Sunday. My husband and I thought they were AMAZING! What’s better than creamy avocado on garlicky toast...

Toasted Coconut and Zucchini Bread

Toasted Coconut and Zucchini Bread

My friend was recently out of town and I was lucky enough to get her CSA box for the week. It was filled with lots of tasty fruits and veggies, including two big zucchinis. I decided to make some...

Roasted Heirloom Tomato and Herb Marinara

Roasted Heirloom Tomato and Herb Marinara

My daughter spent the day with her girlfriend recently. When I picked her up, her friend’s mother gave me a bunch of heirloom tomatoes from her garden. How lucky am I? I had some mushroom ravioli in the refrigerator...

Parade's Community Table ~ 15 Summer Vegetable Side Dishes

Parade’s Community Table ~ 15 Show-Stealing Summer Vegetable Side Dishes

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 15 Show-Stealing Summer Vegetable Side Dishes. I don’t know about you but I have a ton of tomatoes, beans, corn, zucchini, peas, and squash in my refrigerator. I love summer...

Peanut Butter Dog Bone Treats

Peanut Butter Dog Bone Treats

Thank you all for the kind words about my cut finger. It’s feeling a bit better today and I was happily able to type up this recipe – hunt & peck style! My dog Grace loves dog treats. I’ve...

Temporarily Out of Service

Temporarily Out of Service

… I won’t be cooking or typing for a day or two. I spent the afternoon in a lot of pain due to a little mishap with a very sharp knife. My left index finger has a deep gash that is...

Polenta Cake Topped with Sautéed Tomatoes, Spinach, and a Poached Egg

Polenta Cake Topped with Sautéed Tomatoes, Spinach, and a Poached Egg

I had a bit of leftover creamy parmesan polenta and I thought it might be tasty with a poached egg on top. I formed the polenta into a patty and cooked it in a bit of olive oil until...

Peach, Blackberry, and Banana Muffins

Peach, Blackberry, and Banana Muffins

We had planned on making banana zucchini muffins but I noticed our peaches were really ripe so I changed plans. My daughter suggested banana peach muffins and I added a few ripe blackberries that I had in the refrigerator....