Pumpkin Muffins with Oatmeal Streusel Topping

Pumpkin Muffins with Oatmeal Streusel Topping

I love any baked goods that have pumpkin in them – especially muffins. My kids wanted me to make muffins for breakfast recently so I decided to surprise them with these tasty treats. I adapted the basic pumpkin muffin...

Roasted Sweet Onions with Herbed Bread Crumbs

Roasted Sweet Onions with Herbed Bread Crumbs

I found this recipe in the August issue of Saveur magazine. I love sweet onions and roasted veggies are my favorite so this recipe called my name. The recipe called for fresh thyme and oregano but I didn’t have...

Gemelli with Chicken, Garlic, Heirloom Tomatoes, Basil, and Asiago

Gemelli with Chicken, Garlic, Heirloom Tomatoes, Basil, and Asiago

This is one of those meals that I threw together while helping my kids do homework. I cooked up a couple of chicken breasts in my grill pan then chopped them into bites. I tossed some cooked gemelli in...

Broccoli with Garlic, Pine Nuts, and Asiago Cheese

Broccoli with Garlic, Pine Nuts, and Asiago Cheese

I am always trying new ways to make broccoli in hopes that my kids will eat it. I decided to try sautéing the broccoli in a skillet then adding a bit of fresh garlic, toasted pine nuts, and asiago...

Baked Eggs with Caramelized Mushrooms, Onions, and Spinach

Baked Eggs with Caramelized Mushrooms, Onions, and Spinach

I have been having fun making all sorts of variations of baked eggs like Caprese Baked Eggs, Baked Eggs with Bacon, Tomatoes, and Sharp Cheddar, and Herb Baked Eggs. I was in the mood for an egg dish for...

Tomato, Squash, and Feta Gratin

Tomato, Squash, and Feta Gratin

I found the fifth and final recipe for Cookbook Week* in The New Sonoma Cookbook by Connie Guttersen RD, PhD. This cookbook is filled with over 200 simple recipes for a healthy, more delicious way to live. I love...

Chili with Black Beans and Grilled Chicken

Chili with Black Beans and Grilled Chicken

The fourth recipe featured in Cookbook Week* comes from The 150 Best Slow Cooker Recipes – Second Edition by Judith Finlayson.I don’t have a slow cooker in my house because I always use a Dutch oven but I have...

Chopped Italian Deli Salad

Chopped Italian Deli Salad

For the third recipe featured in Cookbook Week* I picked this Italian salad from the beautiful cookbook I was recently sent called Piatto Unico: When One Course Makes a Real Italian Meal by Toni Lydecker.The cookbook is filled with...

Caramelized Onion Scrambled Eggs

Caramelized Onion Scrambled Eggs

The second recipe I made for Cookbook Week* was from Frugavor by Arabella Forge. How to grow organic, buy local, waste nothing, and eat well. This book is filled with gardening, shopping, cooking tips, and recipes. I looked at...

Chinese Garlic Chicken

Chinese Garlic Chicken

  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...