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Smashed Red Potatoes

It’s been a long night and I am tired. I just got home from spending three hours in the ER with my son. He was running around the house this evening and fell into the corner of our very...

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Chocolate, Strawberry, and Banana Milkshake

My daughter just got braces and her mouth and teeth are hurting her badly. To cheer her up this afternoon, after an excruciating orthodontist appointment, I made her a chocolate, strawberry, and banana milkshake. She wanted just chocolate but...

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Butter Leaf Salad with Cerignola Olives, Shaved Parmesan, and Roasted Tomato Vinaigrette

Such a long title for this simple yet delicious salad. I re-created this salad from my local favorite restaurant. I love the soft butter lettuce with the thinly sliced Italian olives and the sharp Parmesan cheese tossed together with...

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Roasted Tomato Vinaigrette

I wanted to recreate a salad that my husband and I always order at our favorite restaurant. It’s a very simple salad with the most delicious roasted tomato vinaigrette. I roasted some small vine ripened tomatoes and a couple...

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Steak with Stroganoff Sauce

I knew I wanted to make this recipe when I saw it in the Quick & Easy 30 Minute Menus by Cuisine Tonight magazine I just received. I love mushrooms, steak, and stroganoff so this recipe was calling my...

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Blueberry Pop Tarts

I had leftover blueberry pie filling and a couple of pie crusts in the refrigerator. I decided to make my kids an extra special after school snack so I made them homemade blueberry pop tarts. They couldn’t be any...

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Poached Egg on Caramelized Onion, Tomato, and Asiago Focaccia

I was excited to eat some of the leftover focaccia for lunch but wanted to make it a bit more special so I topped it with a poached egg. I can’t tell you how good this lunch was! The...

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Caramelized Onion, Tomato, and Asiago Cheese Focaccia

I loved the Olive and Tomato Focaccia that I recently made and I was excited to make it again using different ingredients. I decided to caramelize a little sweet onion and red onion together then top the foccacia with...

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Coconut, White Chocolate, and Chocolate Chunk Cookies

My dear friend’s stepson graduated from high school last spring. For his present I gave him a coupon good for a few care packages sent throughout his first year of college. I recently sent him his first care package...

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Artichoke Ravioli with Spinach, Tomatoes, Mushrooms, and Squash

This recipe is the perfect way to use up the summer vegetables you have on hand. I picked up some delicious artichoke ravioli and tossed them with basil olive oil and sautéed mushrooms, onion, zucchini, yellow squash, grape tomatoes,...