Baked Southwest Buttermilk Chicken Thighs

Baked Southwest Buttermilk Chicken Thighs

I adapted this recipe from one I found on Picky Palate. I mixed my own version of spices for the dry rub and used chicken thighs instead of chicken breasts. I love Southwestern flavors and I thought baking the chicken...

Zucchini and Tomato Sauté with Cotija Cheese and Cilantro

Zucchini and Tomato Sauté with Cotija Cheese and Cilantro

I was making a Southwestern flavored meal for dinner and wanted to pair it with a simple veggie side dish. I had a small onion, zucchini, grape tomatoes, garlic, cotija cheese, and cilantro in the refrigerator so I did...

Memorial Day Round-Up

A quick note to say A HUGE THANK YOU to all those brave people who serve(d) in our military to protect our freedom!!! I hope everyone enjoys their Memorial Day weekend! If you are still looking for recipe ideas,...

Parade's Community Table ~ 25 Easy Recipes Sure to Make your Memorial Day Delicious!

Parade’s Community Table ~ 25 Easy Recipes To Kick Your Memorial Day Weekend Up a Notch!

Click here to head over to this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table: 25 Easy Recipes To Kick Your Memorial Day Weekend Up a Notch!! Of course Memorial Day is about remembering those men and women who have served...

Garden Salad

Garden Salad

This salad is jam packed with so many good things! I had a stocked refrigerator and had a hankering for a salad so I threw this one together. I paired this delicious salad with my very favorite – Fran’s...

Brined and Baked Chicken Breasts

Brined and Baked Chicken Breasts

I finally did it… I brined chicken breasts. I have no idea why it took me so long to try it because it was so simple! I did a quick brine using water, salt, peppercorns, and garlic cloves. I...

Roasted Smashed Herb Potatoes

Roasted Smashed Herb Potatoes

I was craving some roasted smashed potatoes for dinner last night to pair with the chicken and salad I was making. I had some leftover herbs in the fridge and thought it would be nice to make herb potatoes....

Mini Rocky Road Cookies

Mini Rocky Road Cookies

My kids asked for cookies for their lunches this week. I went in search of new recipes and found this one on Two Peas and Their Pod that looked perfect. Mini cookies are such a great sized treat for lunches...

Parade's Community Table ~ 15 Muffin Recipes - Perfect for Breakfast, Brunch, Snacks, or Dessert

Parade’s Community Table ~15 Muffin Recipes – Perfect for Breakfast, Brunch, Snacks, or Dessert

My kids adore muffins – they aren’t picky and usually love any type I make. I love making muffins because it’s a great way to use up leftover chocolate chips, coconut, extra fruit, and over ripe bananas. My kids love to...

Pork and Shiitake Pot Stickers

Pork and Shiitake Potstickers

I love making homemade potstickers when I have the time. Yesterday was a rainy day and my kids had no swimming after school so I decided to spend some quality time in the kitchen making a Chinese food feast....