Quiche Lorraine

Quiche Lorraine

This past week, we have had an incredibly hot weather followed by a cool and rainy weekend. I made a big pot of Slow Simmered Beef and Mushroom Stew yesterday for dinner and it was nice to cook something slow...

Parade's Community Table ~ 20 Mouthwatering Recipes Featuring Blueberries

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Mouthwatering Recipes Featuring Blueberries

Click here to head over to this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Mouthwatering Recipes Featuring Blueberries. Thanks for your support! Blueberries are everywhere in my grocery stores right now, which has me wanting to do some baking! I...

Thai Basil Chicken Rice Bowl with Lemongrass Coconut Rice

Thai Basil Chicken Rice Bowl with Lemongrass Coconut Rice

I was inspired to make this delicious rice bowl from a recipe I found on Half Baked Harvest. I adapted the original recipe quite a bit to work with what I had on hand and to suit our tastes. Not only...

Lemongrass Coconut Rice

Lemongrass Coconut Rice

Asian food has become a favorite around my house. My son LOVES all Asian flavors and my daughter is a huge fan of sushi. I decided to make some lemongrass coconut rice this evening. I used Jasmine rice and...

Blackberry, Mango, Coconut Smoothie

Blackberry, Mango, Coconut Smoothie

I’ve been making a lot of smoothies for my family lately, and we all agree that they are tasty and fun way to eat fruits and veggies. I usually have a green smoothie or a super green smoothie with green apple and banana for...

Light Summer Meals

Light Meal Ideas

I hope all of you mothers out there had a very special day yesterday!!! I spent Mother’s Day with my husband and children and hey spoiled me rotten with a homemade lattes, a long leisurely walk, a nice lunch downtown, and...

Parade's Community Table ~ 20 Recipes Sure to Make any Mother Feel Special

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Recipes Sure to Make any Mother Feel Special

Click here to head over to this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Recipes Sure to Make any Mother Feel Special. Thanks for your support! Mother’s world wide would love to be pampered for Mother’s Day – they would also love...

Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Need I say more? Browned butter is the best – I love that you can use it in either sweet or savory dishes and it seriously makes something simple turn into something magical. I came across this America’s Test Kitchen recipe...

Spicy Asian Zucchini Spears

Spicy Asian Zucchini Spears

I wanted to find a side dish that would pair well with the Asian-Style Flanken Short Ribs and the garlic rice I was serving for dinner. I found this recipe on Neighborfood that looked perfect. Although I prefer zucchini raw, I...

Asian-Style Flanken Short Ribs

Asian-Style Flanken Short Ribs

Why did I wait so long to make flanken short ribs? I normally buy English cut and braise them, which we all love. Yesterday, we went on a walk with some friends and ended up at a bunch of food carts. My...