Chicken Paillard with a Lemon Dill Sauce

Chicken Paillard with a Garlic Lemon Dill Sauce

I was thinking recently that I have never made a lemon dill sauce for anything other than fish and seafood. I am not sure why so I decided to make it with chicken. I pounded the chicken breasts thin...

Lemony Spinach Sauté with Heirloom Tomatoes and Feta Cheese

Lemony Spinach Sauté with Heirloom Tomatoes and Feta Cheese

This is my new favorite way to make spinach. I loved the sweet heirloom tomatoes with the tangy lemon and salty feta. This side dish took just a couple of minutes to make and paired very nicely with the...

Egg & Avocado Open Faced Sandwich

Egg & Avocado Open Faced Sandwich

I wanted a healthy breakfast to start the day off right and to give me some extra energy for my workout at the gym. I grabbed a leftover piece of French bread and toasted it then spread some avocado...

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

I recently tried Baked (Hard Boiled) Eggs and loved the way they turned out. It was too hot to turn the oven on so I decided to try perfecting my boiling method. Normally, when I boil them, there always ends...

Asian Steak Tacos

Asian Steak Tacos

I first made these tacos while we were camping in Central Oregon and we all loved them so much I decided to make them again and share the recipe with you. I marinated the beef for two days and...

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Sole Piccata

I was recently at my grocery store where I buy all of my seafood and they had some fresh wild caught sole that looked delicious. I grabbed a pound and decided cook it piccata style. I saw a recipe...

White Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

White Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

I was serving a sole dish for dinner and wanted some mashed potatoes to serve with it. I decided to add garlic to the potatoes while they boiled so it softened enough to melt into the potatoes when I...

Mini Chocolate Chip and Coconut Cookies

Mini Chocolate Chip and Coconut Cookies

It’s that time of year again – packing school lunches. I normally don’t like to pack sweets in my kids’ school lunches but I decided to surprise them this week with these tiny sweet treats that I found on...

Poached Egg on Toast

Poached Egg on Toast

I finally did it! It took three attempts but I really did it! What you ask? I poached an egg in simmering water with a bit of vinegar and no poaching cup. This may not be a big deal...

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Labor Day Round-Up

The summer season is ending and I am okay with that. We have had a very fun filled summer vacation but I am ready for fall cooking & sitting by the fire. Labor Day marks the end of the...