Southwestern Chicken Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

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...

Italian Salami Pizza

Italian Salami Pizza

One of the perks of being a food blogger is that I get sent all sorts of tasty products…how cool is that? I was just sent some products from Columbus¬†including two different types of Italian Salami. We had a...

Meatloaf with Barbecue Glaze

Meatloaf with Barbecue Glaze

I am trying to make soft foods for my daughter who just got braces and has a tender mouth. I decided to try this recipe for meatloaf I found in the October 2011 issue of Cuisine at Home. I...

Smashed Red Potatoes

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...

Chocolate, Strawberry, and Banana Milkshake

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...

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

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...

Roasted Tomato Vinaigrette

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...

Steak with Stroganoff Sauce

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...

Blueberry Pop Tarts

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...

Poached Egg on Caramelized Onion, Tomato, and Asiago Focaccia

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...