Pumpkin Pecan Bread

Pumpkin Pecan Bread

While visiting blogs today, I stumbled upon a recipe for pumpkin pecan bread on Crumb that looked irresistible. I decided to surprise my kids and feed them this bread for their afternoon snack.  I admit, I was a little...

Buttermilk & Herb Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Buttermilk & Herb Marinated Pork Tenderloin

I had a tenderloin to use up and some buttermilk in the fridge so I I added fresh herbs, garlic, Dijon, and honey to the buttermilk and marinated the pork overnight. I then seared the top of the tenderloin...

Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

I made a pork tenderloin for dinner recently and paired it with these buttermilk mashed potatoes. I loved how tangy and creamy the buttermilk made these potatoes. I may never go back to regular mashed potatoes – they were...

Slow-Roasted Tomato Soup with Cheese Ravioli and Fresh Basil

Slow-Roasted Tomato Soup with Cheese Ravioli and Fresh Basil

  We have had some extremely cold weather and frozen rain here in Portland. I used the slow-roasted tomatoes to make a delicious tomato soup & added cheese ravioli, parmesan, and fresh basil to make it an extra special...

Egg, Roasted Pepper, and Feta Stuffed Portobello

Egg, Roasted Pepper, and Feta Stuffed Portobello

I made this for my breakfast today and loved every single bite. I had one left over portobello from the Asian Portobello Taco recipe that needed to be used up. I grabbed some roasted peppers from the pantry and...

Asian Portobello Tacos

Asian Portobello Tacos

We have been enjoying eating more meals with portobello mushrooms being the main ingredient.  I decided to make some tacos and I found a great recipe on The Miniature Moose that looked delicious. I adapted a few things to...

Cranberry Orange Bread with a Light Orange Glaze

Cranberry Orange Bread with a Light Orange Glaze

I picked up some fresh cranberries to do some baking with. I decided on a recipe I saw over at Eat.Drink.Love that looked terrific. I added a thin orange glaze to the top for added flavor. The bread turned...

Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

I’ve always roasted tomatoes in high heat for a short amount of time but this weekend I decided to try slow roasting them. I still had quite a few tomatoes left from my mom’s garden so I decided to...

Roasted Tomato Pizza with Fresh Basil and Homemade Pizza Sauce

Roasted Tomato Pizza with Fresh Basil and Homemade Pizza Sauce

My friend recently suggested I try the herb pizza crust from Trader Joe’s so I did. I made homemade pizza sauce then roasted some grape tomatoes until close to bursting. I made the pizza using the homemade sauce, small...

Roasted Tomato and Fresh Basil Pizza Sauce

Roasted Tomato and Fresh Basil Pizza Sauce

My friend recently told me to try the herb pizza dough at Trader Joe’s because she really loves it, so I grabbed one and planned to make a homemade pizza for dinner. I decided to roast some of the...