Parade’s Community Kitchen ~ Super Bowl Recipe Round-Up: Here are some of my favorite game day dishes

This weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table is a round up of recipes for your Super Bowl Party. Click here to see the recipes. Are you ready for some football? Although I am not a huge fan of watching...

Roasted Carrot and Butternut Squash Salad with Mixed Greens, Extra Sharp Cheddar, and Pinenuts

Roasted Carrot and Butternut Squash Salad with Mixed Greens, Extra Sharp Cheddar, and Pine Nuts

I wanted to do something different than our normal House Salad so I roasted some carrot and butternut squash, once they were cool, I added it to some mixed greens, cubes of extra sharp cheddar, toasted pine nuts, and...

Parmesan Chicken

Parmesan Chicken

I really love checking cookbooks out from the library and reading them after the kids go to bed. I adapted this recipe from the Ina Garten, Barefoot Contessa, Family Style Cookbook. It was a fairly simple recipe to make with...

Brown-Butter Mashed Red Potatoes

Brown-Butter Mashed Red Potatoes

  I saw this recipe in Fine Cooking and decided to give it a try. What could be better than brown butter with mashed potatoes?! I adapted the recipe by using less butter and adding a bit of milk instead...

Crepes with Lemon Curd and Fresh Raspberries

Crepes with Lemon Curd and Fresh Raspberries

My daughter asked if I would make crepes for breakfast this morning. I normally just serve butter and powdered sugar on our breakfast crepes but I decided to try something different this time. I  grabbed the leftover Lemon Curd...

Parade's Community Table ~ 14 Healthy Chicken Dinners: Great for Weeknights, Yet Nice Enough for Guests

Parade’s Community Table ~ 14 Healthy Chicken Dinners: Great for Weeknights, Yet Nice Enough for Guests

Click here to head over to Parade’s Community Table to see the complete list of these recipes with their links. Thanks for your support. I love making nice dinners during the week but don’t always have the time to...

Light Caramel Corn

Light Caramel Corn

My kids have been really great lately – helping around the house without too many grumbles, doing their homework, and being nice to each other. I decided to reward them with a tasty after school treat so I made...

Chicken, Mushroom, and Rice Soup

Chicken, Mushroom, and Rice Soup

I had a craving for a bowl of soup today so I made a pot of chicken, mushroom, and rice soup for dinner. I found some chicken thighs and mushrooms in the fridge and some chicken broth in the...

Baked Shredded Beef, Bean, Extra Sharp Cheddar and Jalapeno Taquitos

Baked Shredded Beef, Bean, Extra Sharp Cheddar and Jalapeno Taquitos

We had friends over for dinner last night and I made Shredded Beef Soft Tacos for dinner. I had a ton of all the taco fixings leftover over so I decided to use them up by making these baked...

Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd

My daughter spent the night at a friend’s house this weekend. She came home raving about some lemon curd they had on crepes for breakfast and asked if we could make some. I just happened to have some lemons...