Chocolate cupcakes. You probably saw this one coming, didn’t you? I can be rather transparent. Especially since I’ve been talking about the best chocolate cake ever so much and all. But, for this recipe, you have Claire to thank.
When the days are cooler, I start thinking of heartier meals for supper. The other night, I threw together this one pan chicken with thyme biscuits dish. Oh my gracious was it amazing. Even my pickiest little eater tried it without it throwing his nose completely out of joint. I’m thinking it had read more »
Lettuce wraps have been a favorite quick-fix menu item that my husband and I have loved for years, but I was definitely inspired to make them again after watching last week’s quickfire challenge using iceberg lettuce on Top Chef. Now, granted Sheldon’s lettuce wraps were definitely different from my own as he made read more »
My family is a bit obsessed with making chocolate fondue lately. I blame it on my friend, Amy. Back around Thanksgiving, she started talking about making fondue and planted the fondue making bug in my head. I let it go for a little while and then around Christmas she mentioned it again.
My mother’s pecan sandies have always been one of my favorite cookies. Light and crumbly, buttery and delicious. They practically melt in your mouth. But, the other day I decided to make Chocolate Dipped Pecan Sandies with a pinch of sea salt sprinkled over the top. Oh – maaa – garsh! That’s all read more »
This broccoli slaw recipe is so simple and easy to throw together. I think you are going to love it. I love recipes like that. The kind that you can quickly toss together and one that everyone loves. I served this broccoli slaw the other evening with my grilled chicken legs. The crunch read more »
Oh my! These chili stuffed baked potatoes are deee-lish-us! And pretty perfect for the Super Bowl this weekend. But, I have to let you in on a little secret. We watch the Super Bowl for the commercials, well and as a great excuse to have a party and dig into all the delicious food. Do read more »
There is just something about the simplicity of grilled chicken legs that I love. Maybe it’s that chicken legs are just so simple and homey, comforting and delicious. It could be that I remember them being my favorite piece of chicken from my childhood or that they now are my son’s. But, whatever the read more »
I can’t even begin to tell you how crazy good these meatball sliders are. Like seriously, over the top delicious. And wouldn’t they be perfect for tailgating, couch-gating (heh!) or just throwing together on a random Wednesday night for supper? Yeah. They are. Especially if you are having a fun, laid back sort of read more »
Are you ready for this? Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms? Let me just tell you that you are. You really are. I threw these together the other day in less than 15 minutes. Yep, 15 minutes. They set some sort of a pizza record in my house, too.
Oh mercy! This blackberry breakfast cobbler is an absolute must-make! Seriously! I’ve been thinking about making this for some time and finally got around to it this past weekend. Why did I wait so long?! It’s not like it is hard to make or anything. Actually, it’s fairly simple. Let me show you.
The girls have been extra busy lately. They love cold weather and really came into their full laying season starting about September or so. It may sound silly and I’m sure my great-great aunt would tell me to quit becoming so attached, but I dearly love our chickens. But, I think the more read more »
I really can’t take much credit for these. They were actually my husband’s idea. I had made balsamic chicken for another purpose, but he came home from work for lunch and decided these were what he wanted. We had all of the ingredients on hand since my son is now a bit obsessed read more »
The best chocolate cake recipe. Ever? There are plenty of claims for the best chocolate cake recipe. I get that. But with one bite of this chocolate cake with chocolate frosting, every single person around the table commented that this was the best chocolate cake they’d ever tasted. So as for my house, read more »
I had to sneak a picture of this before my family knew it was out of the oven. When they know that a Lemon Blueberry Breakfast Cake is happening, they get a bit antsy for it to be ready to eat. I completely understand. It was pretty hard to just sneak nibbles of read more »
One of my favorite dishes in the world is a plate of simple seared scallops. Bright, buttery, delicate, and so tender, I always make sure to order them when we visit restaurants that serve fresh scallops. But you know, even then, sometimes they just don’t turn out exactly how I like them. While read more »
Chicken recipes are really some of my favorites to play with lately. And this Chicken with Garlic and Mushroom Sauce is absolutely out of this world. We had family over for supper the other night and while I was trying to think of something special to cook, I knew that I wanted something simple to read more »
Guacamole is one of my favorite things in the entire world. I love it as a dip, slathered on a piece of grilled chicken, along with any number of recipes, or even as a topping on a simple salad. I love to go to restaurants where they make it fresh right at your tableside. read more »
So, today is my birthday and my husband and son have been spoiling me all weekend. Favorite movies, meals, and men in my life – how could it get any better. I’ve been scratching my head trying to figure out something fun to give YOU for my birthday, and finally decided on this gorgeous Kitchenaid read more »
Mercy! How is it possible to love Baked Spaghetti or Baked Ziti more and more every single time you taste it? Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve had it twice. Yes! You read that last sentence right. Twice in two weeks! What gives? You’d think as a food blogger, recipe developer, whatever-you-want-to-call-me-today-er, that read more »
Baked potato soup makes a warm, comforting soup recipe that gives a nod to everyone’s favorite loaded baked potatoes! Potato soup. Just the name alone makes me go, “ummmmmmm!” Hearty, warming, and oh so very comforting. It is one of my favorites to turn to during cooler months. Since this potato soup recipe read more »
I love soup during the winter. Thick, hearty, comforting soup. Vegetable Soup has always been one of my favorites and this slow cooker version is about is easy as they come. Seriously. What could be easier than tossing all of the vegetables in the slow cooker, turning it on low and just going on about read more »
Okay, I have something to discuss today. A broccoli recipe for picky eaters. Well, at least the picky eaters that I know. Growing up, Mama would prepare a full meal most nights of the week that included a meat and a few vegetable dishes. Even though I was a picky eater at a young age, read more »
I made this Chicken with Ham and Swiss recipe the other night out of desperation. I had been running errands all day, Little Buddy and I were getting our flu shots, buying groceries, returning books to the library, and all of those things that sound like they’ll just take a few minutes, but read more »