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Cheese and Potato Soup

We were having friends over for dinner and I wanted to make something warm and comforting since it was a very cold and rainy day. I found this cheese and potato soup on Mary’s site called One Perfect Bite┬áthat...

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Vegetable Pot Stickers

I found this recipe from Ming Tsai on the Food Network site and couldn’t wait to make them. It was a bit time consuming but so worth it because they turned out fantastic. These were truly the best tasting...

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Asian Style Pork Chops

I had some thick cut pork chops to use up so I went in search of a recipe online. I found this one at Life’s Ambrosiathat sounded simple and delicious. I adapted it just a bit by using fresh...

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Roasted Baby Potatoes with Parsley and Butter

I wanted a simple side dish to go along with the Blackened Flank SteakI served for dinner. I found some baby potatoes and parsley in the refrigerator so I decided to roast the potatoes then toss them with a...

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Blackened Flank Steak

While perusing one of my favorite food blogs, Nibble Me This, I saw this recipe for a blackened dry rub for steaks. I had a flank steak in my fridge that I needed to use up so I decided...

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Banana Banana Bread

I love to experiment with baking by adding fruits, chocolates, and nuts to different muffin, bread, and cookie recipes. However, sometimes I just want to bake simple recipes really focusing on the main ingredient. I had four ripe bananas...

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Caramelized Mushroom, Onion, Asparagus and Extra Sharp White Cheddar Omelet

I love to make omelets because they are quick, simple, and you can put whatever you are craving inside. I like my omelets with one egg because I love the really thin egg layer; my husband on the other...

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Mint Chocolate Pixies

My son and I decided to make some chocolate pixies with mint since it was cold and rainy outside today. They were super simple and fun to make and they made the house smell fantastic. My son loved them...

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Tuscan Chicken with White Beans and Spinach

I pulled this recipe out of a Cooking Light magazine from October 2010. It looked so hearty, filling, and delicious as well as healthy. I loved that this was a one pan meal, it was simple to make, and...

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Barbecued Chicken and Pineapple Skewers

I found this recipe in my Tyler Florence “Family Meal” Cookbook. This recipe looked simple, quick, and tasty so I decided to make it for dinner. I loved the flavor of the barbecue sauce and it went nicely with...