Italian Chicken Sausage Spaghetti


Last Updated on March 14, 2023 This past weekend we stopped in at a local gourmet market. Our plan was to just look around at all the fun and unique items. But then I saw the most beautiful chicken sausages I have ever seen. I’m serious here – these things were gorgeous. When I saw … Read more

Southwestern Rice Salad


Last Updated on March 14, 2023 I have wanted a nice side dish for tacos and other Mexican-inspired dishes for a long time. Refried beans and Spanish rice are great, but I have yet to find a recipe that really compares to those side dishes that we can get at our favorite local Mexican restaurant. … Read more

Breakfast Puffs w/ Chocolate & Vanilla Drizzles


Last Updated on March 14, 2023 I needed a quick snack to make the kids this afternoon and I felt like baking for some reason. I’m not sure why I thought that was a good idea on a nice, sunny day. But at least heating up the kitchen and losing out on some sunshine were … Read more

Fruity Pasta Salad


Last Updated on March 14, 2023 Here is the second salad recipe for National Salad Month. Salads encompass so much more than just lettuce and dressing. This salad might sound a little unusual, but once you taste it, you’ll find that the flavors all work perfectly together. And it is a fantastic option for entertaining. … Read more

Tropical Paradise Crepes


Last Updated on March 14, 2023 I have really been enjoying the beginning stages of infusing my kitchen with the taste of summer. This meal makes you feel like you are basking in the heat on a tropical island, hence the name. And the nice thing about the summery taste of this meal is that … Read more

BLT Panzanella


Last Updated on March 14, 2023 Did you know that May is National Salad Month? Well, it is, and so this week we will be celebrating salads! I have at least three salad recipes that I plan to share throughout this week. This first one I’m sharing is for BLT Panzanella. (Apparently in addition to … Read more

Strawberry Kiwi Muffins

Dive into the delectable world of Strawberry-Kiwi Muffins! Perfect for busy mornings, these muffins blend summer flavors for an unforgettable bite.

Chicken Confit & Asparagus Pasta Rags


Last Updated on March 14, 2023 Like the chicken confit recipe I shared earlier this week, this recipe is also based off of a recipe in Emeril’s TV Dinners. Because this recipe accompanied the chicken confit, it was the recipe I ever used that in. It just seemed like a safe first option. I’ve since … Read more

Bacon Maple Cookies


Last Updated on March 14, 2023 Seriously, there is not much I can say about these cookies beyond YUM! Just go make them right now and you’ll see what I mean. If you are a bacon fan at all, I bet you’ll love them. This post is being linked to: Tasty Tuesday at Balancing Beauty … Read more

Sausage Smothered White Beans


Last Updated on September 30, 2023 You know when that craving hits? The one that’s seeking out a warm, hearty comfort food? Well, that’s when my Sausage Smothered White Beans recipe comes to the rescue! I must confess, I’ve got a special love for beans which goes back to my childhood. I’ve loved beans since … Read more