Technical Difficulties

Technical Difficulties

I have been dealing with technical difficulties for a few days. I am very sorry for the slow load time, problems commenting, and also pinning recipes to Pinterest. I have my hosting company trying to fix these problems. I...

Tropical Parfait

Tropical Parfait

It’s been in the 90’s for several days here in Portland – UGH. I am not a fan of that kind of heat! I thought a tropical parfait would cool my kids down after school today and I was...

Breakfast Enchiladas

Breakfast Enchiladas

My daughter and husband both requested Mexican food for Friday night’s dinner so I made up a batch of refried beans, shredded beef, and enchilada sauce then made enchiladas. They were delicious and we all loved them. Today, I remembered that I...

Parade's Community Table ~ 20 Fresh and Delicious Summer Salads

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Fresh and Delicious Summer Salads

Click here to head over to this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table: 20 Fresh and Delicious Summer Salads It’s salad season here in Oregon. The weather has been beautiful and warm with lots of blue skies! I have a...

Baked Portobello Mushroom Fries

Baked Portobello Mushroom Fries

We have been eating more meatless meals during the week. I wanted to try something new with portobello mushrooms and I saw a recipe on The Missing Lokness that looked terrific. I served these panko fries with warmed Boursin cheese and...

Mini Chicken Tostadas with Avocado

Mini Chicken Tostadas with Avocado

I was craving some Mexican food for lunch so I went through my refrigerator to see what I had on hand. I had some leftover roasted chicken, cilantro, green onion, jalapeno, cotija cheese, mini tortillas, and mixed greens along...

Roasted Raspberries and Blueberries with Vanilla Bean

Roasted Raspberries and Blueberries with Vanilla Bean

My kids absolutely love fruit sauces on their waffles, pancakes, French toast, crepes, ice cream, yogurt, and plain toast. After I made Roasted Strawberries with Vanilla Bean, recipe by Ina Garten, I have been really wanting to try roasting other berries. I...

Baked Caprese Chicken Thighs

Baked Caprese Chicken Thighs

I have been craving this Garlic Basil Chicken topped with Caprese Salad . I had some chicken thighs basil, and mozzarella in the fridge and a nice juicy tomato. I decided to make a baked caprese chicken thigh recipe for dinner. I...

Parade's Community Table ~ 25 Beef Recipes - Sure to please your family

Parade’s Community Table ~ 25 Family-Approved Beef Recipes

Click here to head over to this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table: 25 Family-Approved Beef Recipes We love beef in my house and eat it at least once a week. I love it in Mexican food, Asian food,...

Spaghetti Salad

Spaghetti Salad

I saw this recipe Six Sisters’ Stuff and decided to make it for dinner. I adapted it by using the veggies I had on hand and I used Fran’s Vinaigrette. I also added extra seasoned rice vinegar when serving...