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...

Beef and Bean Chipotle Chili

Beef and Bean Chipotle Chili

I found this recipe in my cooking bible… Cook’s Illustrated ~ The New Best Recipe Revised Edition. It was a cool day and we were having friends over for dinner so I went in search of a good chili...

Simply Baked Sweet Potatoes

Simply Baked Sweet Potatoes

I had a craving for a baked sweet potato so I decided to pair it with the Julia Child’s Favorite Roast Chicken I was making for dinner. I baked them in the oven then seasoned them with sea salt and...

Julia Child's Favorite Roast Chicken

Julia Child’s Favorite Roast Chicken

  I was in the mood for roasting a chicken so I went in search of a good recipe online. I found one at Food & Wine that looked perfect probably because it is Julia Child’s recipe and we...

Rice Bowl with Steak, Roasted Tomatoes & Asparagus, and Caramelized Mushrooms & Onions

Rice Bowl with Steak, Roasted Tomatoes & Asparagus, and Caramelized Mushrooms & Onions

This awesome and totally delicious rice bowl was created by using leftovers from two previous dinners. I had some leftover Garlic Rice along with a bit of steak and Roasted Asparagus and Grape Tomatoes with Asiago Cheese. I also found...

Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower Cheese Soup

Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower Cheese Soup

I admit it… I tried to trick my husband. He is NOT a fan of cauliflower but I have always wanted to make broccoli & cauliflower soup. Since I am suffering from a terrible sore throat, I decided to...

Banana, Chocolate, and Peanut Butter Milkshake

Banana, Chocolate, and Peanut Butter Milkshake

I have a feeling I will be making this milkshake whenever I have over ripe bananas to use up. I decided to slice up the ripe bananas and freeze them for a few hours. When my kids came home...

Hash Brown Nests with Egg, Ham, and Sharp Cheddar

Hash Brown Nests with Egg, Ham, and Sharp Cheddar

My son had a buddy spend the night so I surprised the kids with these hash brown nests with egg, ham, and sharp cheddar for breakfast. They were fun and easy to make and put huge smiles on the...