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Chinese Garlic Chicken AND a Giveaway **GIVEAWAY WINNER CHOSEN**!!

  This is cookbook week here at For the Love of Cooking. The reason for doing a cookbook week is that I have received 5 different cookbooks in the past two weeks – how sweet is that? I love...

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Sesame – Soy Broccoli

I loved this recipe my friend made for us and I couldn’t wait to make it at home. The flavor of the sauce really makes steamed broccoli taste wonderful – even my kids gobbled it up (and they aren’t...

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German Pancake with Lemon and Raspberries

While having dinner at a friend’s house recently, I came across a recipe for German pancakes sitting on her counter. As soon as I read the recipe I decided to make it for the family breakfast the following day....

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B,B,L,T,A Bites (Brie, Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, and Avocado)

I love BLT sandwiches, especially if it has avocado on it. I had leftover brie and a baguette to use up so I decided to make bite sized BLT’S with avocado and brie. I left some baguette slices plain...

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Homemade Garlic and Herb Croutons

I had a leftover baguette that was going stale so I decided to chop it up and turn it into croutons. I seasoned them with basil olive oil, garlic, parsley, sea salt and freshly cracked pepper. They tasted so...

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Creamy Chicken, Potato, and Veggie Soup AND GIVEAWAY WINNER!

Life is crazy for us right now!!! We are in the process of selling our home and buying a new home – talk about stressful! We planned on staying home this rainy and cold weekend to start packing our...

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Brie, Ham, Potato, Chive, and Tomato Frittata

I don’t know about you but I LOVE cheese. Brie is one of my very, very favorite cheeses so when Ile de France offered to send me some brie, I obviously said YES PLEASE!! I love brie spread on...

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Chocolate Raspberry Bruschetta

I wanted to a make a nice and easy dessert for my friend’s birthday dinner. She loves fruit and chocolate so when I found this recipe in the Sunset – September 2011 magazine I knew she would love it....

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Grilled Corn, Poblano, and Onion Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

We had our good friends over for dinner to celebrate my girlfriend’s birthday. She requested the Shredded Beef and Cheddar Flautaus (like usual) for her birthday dinner. I was in search of a tasty side dish to serve with...

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Southwestern Chicken Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

I was craving a salad so I looked in the refrigerator to see what we had on hand. There was leftover roasted chicken to use up and a ripe avocado so I decided to make a Southwestern salad. The...