Cajun Chicken Noodle Soup


Last Updated on October 24, 2023 Chicken noodle soup is one of those feel good comfort foods that warms you up on chilly days. But after one too many bland, ho-hum chicken soups, I decided to liven things up with a fun Cajun twist! This Cajun Chicken Noodle Soup packs some zesty Louisiana flavor into … Read more

Cheesy Chickpeas & Broccoli

Last Updated on March 28, 2023 Our 3 year old Gracie is absolutely crazy about chickpeas. Ask her what she wants for breakfast, lunch or dinner and she’ll say “chickpeas!” 80% of the time. (The other 20% is reserved for her second favorite, grilled cheese.) She’ll even walk around the table whenever chickpeas are being … Read more

Bacon Cooking Tips

Last Updated on February 19, 2023 Bacon – just the mere mention of it is enough to make me drool. I love bacon probably a little more than I should, although probably not as much as my husband. Try as I might (and I’ve tried twice), I just can’t eat this sandwich whereas he can … Read more

Bacon & Brown Sugar Stuffed French Toast


Last Updated on March 6, 2023 Are you ready for a recipe that will change your breakfast life forever? I’m thinking this recipe might have to take top honors of being the best thing I’ve EVER made! (Well, it’s gotta be in the Top 10 at least.) My recipe for Apple Cinnamon Stuffed French Toast … Read more

Separating Eggs & What To Do With The Remainders

Last Updated on February 19, 2023 I used to avoid recipes that called for separating eggs whenever possible. First of all, the whole process just seemed to fussy to me. Secondly, if the recipe only used one part of the egg, I always wondered what I would do with the remaining egg. Throwing it away … Read more

Mushroom Risotto


Last Updated on March 7, 2023 Risotto is one of those dishes that I’ve always been a little too intimidated to attempt. I was under the impression that it required constant baby-sitting and that it could get ruined in an instant. But after spending weeks addicted to watching Hell’s Kitchen with my husband during our … Read more

Tamale Pie


Last Updated on March 7, 2023 I had a bit of a frustrating day in the kitchen today. I worked on a recipe that I’ve been dreaming of making for a few years now. It’s a recipe for homemade crullers (aka Crushiki in Polish) that I always loved as a kid when my grandma would … Read more

Pepperoni Macaroni


Last Updated on March 7, 2023 I have a tendency to get a bit of a self-inflated ego when it comes to the way my kids eat. They are great eaters and for the most part, they will eat whatever is put in front of them. They eat their veggies. They eat all kinds of … Read more

Swiss Steak Stew


Last Updated on March 7, 2023 By now I’ve made my love for soup quite clear. Stew falls into that soup category for sure. Whenever a meal involves a ladle and bowls, I am most definitely a happy camper! I first attempted to make Swiss Steak just over a year ago. It was an attempt … Read more

Best of 2010


Last Updated on February 19, 2023 What a year 2010 was for our family! It was definitely a year of change. In June, we moved from a just under 1000 square foot condo into a house that more than doubled our space. The summer was spent unpacking and settling in. Then at the very end … Read more