Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

I realized the other day that I have never made mashed sweet potatoes. I was making a delicious chicken recipe tonight and thought mashed sweet potatoes would be a perfect side dish. The potatoes cooked quickly and came together...

Soft Pumpkin Ginger Snap Cookies

Soft Pumpkin Ginger Snap Cookies

I saw a recipe for cookies on Butter, with a side of Bread and decided to make them today. We were had friends over for dinner and these cookies made an excellent dessert. They were easy to make, smelled...

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Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Here are some of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes that will hopefully inspire you this holiday season.  Appetizers: Brie with Crostini and Grapes   Cream Cheese and Bacon Stuffed Jalapeño Poppers   Caprese Skewers   Brie Bites   Creamy Clam...

Chicken Roll-Ups Stuffed with Ricotta and Spinach

Chicken Roll-Ups Stuffed with Ricotta and Spinach

I wanted to make chicken for dinner so I went in search of ingredients. I found some ricotta and chicken breasts in the fridge and some panko and marinara in the pantry,  so I made this recipe using what...

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...