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Roasted Tomatoes with Cotija Cheese and Cilantro

I am finally on the mend…thank you so much for all of your well wishes and sweet comments, you truly made me feel better. One of my very favorite foods in the world is roasted tomatoes. I make them...

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Suffering…

…with the stomach flu. I will be back next week when I can think about food again.

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Cilantro and Lime Rice

I have always wanted to try making this rice dish and I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to do it. I found this recipe on Closet Cooking and trusted that it would be good because Kevin always...

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Southwestern Flank Steak

I was craving a steak for dinner and decided to make a rub using Southwestern spices. The rub was simple to make and tasted fantastic on the flank steak. I threw the spices together in a zip lock bag...

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Chocolate Pixies

When I saw this recipe on┬áMy Tasty Treasures, I knew I would make them immediately. My husband, daughter and son all LOVE chocolate desserts – the richer the better. My son and I had a great time making these...

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Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup with Pesto Tortelloni

I was craving something simple to make for dinner and since it was a really cold and rainy day, I decided soup would be perfect. I had all the ingredients on hand for my roasted tomato and basil soup...

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Chocolate, Coconut and Pecan Crescent Rolls

The kids and I decided to make a fun and tasty afternoon snack using the crescent rolls we had in the refrigerator. We used coconut, chocolate chips and pecan pieces this time (I’ve tried peanut butter and chocolate chips...

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Brown Rice with Vegetables

I was craving a simple and healthy side dish to serve with Chicken Piccata. I saw a recipe for this rice in a Cooking Light magazine and I thought it would be delicious. I used instant brown rice because...

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Chicken Piccata

While looking through a new magazine called Cuisine at Home, I found a delicious recipe for chicken piccata. I only adapted the recipe a little by substituting extra chicken broth for wine because I didn’t have any wine on...

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I am Back… sort of

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. We just got back from a two week adventure in our motor home. We drove through Oregon and California to Yuma, Arizona to visit my husband’s father and step mother for...