Baked Egg with Ham, Caramelized Onions & Mushrooms, and Sharp Cheddar

Baked Egg with Ham, Caramelized Onions & Mushrooms, and Sharp Cheddar

I wanted a simple yet tasty lunch that also cleaned out my refrigerator.  I found just a little bit of leftover ham, some sharp cheddar, a couple of mushrooms, and a tiny bit of onion lurking in my vegetable...

Roasted Baby Potatoes, Mushrooms, Onions, and Asparagus Topped with Parmesan Cheese

Roasted Baby Potatoes, Mushrooms, Onions, and Asparagus Topped with Parmesan Cheese

I served this side dish with the Lemon and Thyme Chicken Breasts I made for dinner recently.  It was simple to make and paired really nicely with the chicken.  I loved the creamy baby potatoes tossed with the roasted mushrooms...

Lemon and Thyme Chicken Breasts

Lemon and Thyme Chicken Breasts

I have seen a few recipes for the Barefoot Contessa’s lemon chicken floating around the web recently and the recipe looked so good I had to make it.  I adapted it a bit by using skinless chicken breasts and I used...

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Welcome to the new website!!

I can’t believe it’s finally finished but thanks to the hard work  by Lindsay at Purr Design my new website is up and running. It will take some time for me to get used to WordPress but I am excited...

M & M Cookies

M & M Cookies

We were having friends come over for dinner and I wanted to whip up a quick and easy dessert that would please everyone.  My children had a ton of m & m’s leftover from their Christmas stockings so I...

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

I was recently sent some Kikkoman products and I was excited to make some recipes using them.  I loved the Ginger-Honey Pork Tenderloin that I made with the soy sauce and I REALLY loved these crab stuffed mushrooms using their panko...

Pan Grilled Ginger-Honey Pork Tenderloin

Pan Grilled Ginger-Honey Pork Tenderloin

I found this recipe in this month’s Cooking Light magazine and it was super simple to make – perfect for a weeknight dinner.  The pork was tender and delicious and the sauce was really flavorful.  You can’t beat a...

Chicken and Grilled Corn Tortilla Soup

Chicken and Grilled Corn Tortilla Soup

I love tortilla soup and I have a really tasty version of Ina Garten’s soup that I love to make.  We were recently dining at a local Mexican restaurant and I really enjoyed the way they made their tortilla soup.  It...

Chocolate, Banana, and White Chocolate Chip Muffins

Chocolate, Banana, and White Chocolate Chip Muffins

It’s so good to be back!  We had a very busy last few weeks.  First we had friends come stay with us for the weekend before Christmas.  My sister, her husband, and two boys came the following week to...

Baked Egg with Tomato and Dill

Baked Egg with Tomato and Dill

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again… simple food is the best food! I had planned to make a lovely baked egg dish with feta, spinach, tomatoes, and dill but ended up being out of spinach and...