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Green Bean Salad with Maple Dijon Vinaigrette

I found this recipe on Culinary Coryand decided to make it tonight. I made the vinaigrette earlier in the day and let the flavors mingle together. This salad is colorful and flavorful and was a hit with all of...

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Spinach, Garlic, Mushroom, and Fresh Basil Pizza

When I am having one of those days where I don’t feel like cooking, I pick up some pizza dough and sauce from Trader Joe’s and create a quick and easy pizza using whatever ingredients I have in the...

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Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars

Last, but certainly not least, on the kids’ teachers’ gift plates are these chocolate chip cookie dough cheesecake bars. (The other treats on the gift plates were Lemon and Blueberry Bars with a Coconut Crust, Triple Chocolate Cookies, and...

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White Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

For the third treat in the kids’ teachers’ gift plates (first two treats were the Lemon and Blueberry Bars with a Coconut Crust and Triple Chocolate Cookies)I made pretzels dipped in melted white chocolate and topped with sprinkles. They...

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Triple Chocolate Cookies

Next up on my kids’ teachers’ gift plates (first was the Lemon and Blueberry Bars with Coconut Crust) are these rich and decadent cookies. I am certain they are delicious because I managed to save a few for my...

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Lemon and Blueberry Bars with a Coconut Crust

Need I say more? It’s that time of year again… gift plates for my kids’ teachers. I decided to make four special treats for the teachers this year. First up are these lemon bars. Words cannot express how tasty...

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Pork Chops with Mushrooms, Dill, and Sour Cream Sauce

I saw this recipe on Closet Cooking and knew instantly I needed to make it. It reminded me of my Hungarian Mushroom Soup, which I LOVED, so I was excited to give this recipe a try. The pork turned...

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Asparagus, Tomato, and Spinach Frittata

I loved the Margherita Frittata so much that I made another frittata this week. I envisioned a veggie frittata with feta cheese but realized that I was out of feta. I used up the last of my asparagus and...

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Green Chile and Pepper Jack Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

One of my husband’s favorite meals is my Green Chile Chicken so I had him in mind when I created this recipe. I stuffed some pepper jack cheese into some whole green chiles then stuffed it into a chicken...

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Italian Sausage and Spinach Lasagna

Our dear friends just moved into a new home and while they have been busy painting, unpacking, and doing yard work, they haven’t had a lot of time for cooking. I made this big pan of lasagna to help...