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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...

Garlicky Roasted Baby Red Potatoes

Garlicky Roasted Baby Red Potatoes

I had a bag of baby red potatoes that I couldn’t wait to roast. I decided to roast them simply with a bit of olive oil, sea salt, and freshly cracked pepper. Once they were roasted, I tossed them...

Roasted Herb Chicken Drumsticks with Lemon and Garlic

Roasted Herb Chicken Drumsticks with Lemon and Garlic

This was another dish made from the ingredients I had on hand. The herbs were needing to be used up as well as the drumsticks and lemon. I tossed in some olive oil and minced garlic to the marinade...

Roasted Heirloom Tomatoes, Asparagus, and Green Beans

Roasted Heirloom Tomatoes, Asparagus, and Green Beans

  I’ll be honest with you. I am ready for fall weather and cooking! There is something so wonderful about a roaring fire on a rainy day while dinner is roasting in the oven. Even though it was warm...

Canned Pickled Spicy Asparagus

Canned Pickled Spicy Asparagus

My mother in law and her husband were here for a quick visit this weekend. Earlier this summer, I talked to her about teaching me to can her very delicious spicy asparagus so she brought her equipment and recipe...

Blueberry and Yogurt Popsicles

Blueberry and Yogurt Popsicles

It’s been hot around here lately and my kids have been wanting frozen treats so I decided to make some healthier ones for them. I had them pick out what flavor yogurt they wanted – my daughter chose vanilla...