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Cowboy Cookies AND a Giveaway (GIVEAWAY CLOSED)

My son wasn’t feeling well recently so we decided to make cookies together because surely they would make him feel better (they did). While we were preparing the ingredients for these cookies my son said that he thought we...

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Salt and Vinegar Roasted Smashed Potatoes

I loved this recipe – maybe because I love salt and vinegar potato chips or maybe because I am originally from Idaho and I love ALL potato recipes. This recipe is super simple to make and would go well...

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Garlic and Thyme Roasted Chicken

After a beautiful weekend we were back to cloudy and cool weather here in Oregon so I decided to roast a chicken for dinner. There is just something so comforting to me about roasting a chicken on cold days....

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Southwestern Sloppy Joes with Avocado Slices

I had a craving for Sloppy Joes and Mexican food so I decided to combine the two and make Southwestern Sloppy Joes. I found a Cuisine at Home recipe that I adapted to suit my families tastes and utilizing...

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Banana and Pecan Muffins

My son and I decided to bake some banana and pecan muffins together. It took only minutes for my son to mix together all of the ingredients and place the muffins into the oven. The house smelled amazing while...

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Greek Quinoa

I found some quinoa in my cupboard that I needed to use up so I decided to make a Greek style quinoa. I added some parsley, feta cheese, kalamata olives, red onion, and grape tomatoes to the cooked quinoa...

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Mustard – Herb Crusted Pork Tenderloin

I found this recipe on myrecipesthat looked really simple yet elegant. I really loved the mustard and fennel together and the herb/panko coating was fantastic. The pork turned out very moist, tender, and so flavorful. This dish was a...

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Egg Salad Sandwich

We spent the holiday at our dear friends house last weekend. While we were there my friend Lori made me a delicious egg salad sandwich with the left over Easter eggs. She served the egg salad on the best...

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Panko Crusted Green Beans with a Soy Garlic Aioli

My friend Maureen and I recently went out to dinner to celebrate her birthday and we had a wonderful panko crusted green bean appetizer that we both loved. The restaurant fried their green beans and served them with a...

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Bacon, Mushroom, and Extra Sharp Cheddar Potato Crusted Quiche

I hadn’t planned anything for dinner because I had a busy day so I decided to whip together a potato crusted quiche using stuff I had in the refrigerator. I grabbed some bacon, button mushrooms, green onions, and sharp...