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Caramelized Onion and Potato Frittata with Ham and Swiss

I was going to make a really simple frittata for dinner but I changed the ingredients once I saw this recipe on What’s Cookin’ with Mary?What goes better with eggs than caramelized onion, potatoes, ham, and cheese? This dish...

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Turkey Italian Sausage, Mushroom, Marinara, and Ricotta Pasta Bake

This recipe is a mouthful to say but it is absolutely delicious to eat! I had a jar of marinara sauce to use up as well as some turkey Italian sausage so I decided to make a pasta bake....

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Tapenade Pork Chops

I immediately knew I would make this recipe when I saw it in the Everyday Food – July/August 2011 issue. I had leftover tapenade from my Grilled Tomatoes Tapenade recipe so I decided to make this pork for dinner....

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Three Olive Tapenade

I was going to buy some tapenade at the store for my Grilled Tomatoes Tapenaderecipe but after seeing the price for a small container I decided to make it at home. I used a few leftover black olives, some...

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Scored Baby Potatoes

My friend Currié recently made these potatoes for a birthday get together and I loved them. I decided to adapt them a bit by using small baby Dutch potatoes (my friend makes them with russet potatoes). I sliced them...

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Caprese Baked Eggs

  This is my new favorite breakfast. I know I say that a lot, but I really, really, mean it this time. This is a quick and simple recipe to prepare and it tasted so delicious! I loved the...

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Grilled Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic, and Lemon

This was a wonderful side dish! I loved the sweet grilled tomatoes with the tangy and flavorful drizzle of olive oil, garlic, fresh basil, and lemon juice – it was a perfect combination of flavors. My son even liked...

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Pork Tenderloin Tacos with Tangy Slaw

I had a pork tenderloin to use up so I decided to make tacos. I found a recipe on the Food Networkfor a tangy slaw that looked good so I adapted it a bit and used it as a...

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Orange, Pineapple, and Banana Smoothie

My kids are hot, tired, thirsty, and hungry after swimming lessons so I recently made them a tasty smoothie to cool them down and fill them up after a long afternoon of swimming. I looked in the refrigerator to...

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B, L, T, A, E (Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado, and Egg Sandwich)

Oh my. This is really and truly my new favorite sandwich – it was messy but SO GOOD! What could be better than really tasty bread with soft and creamy avocado slices, crisp lettuce, sweet vine ripened tomatoes, salty...