12 Dishes & 13 Cheeses to Eat With Fig Jam

Have you ever been somewhere like a street fair or farmers market, and bought something just because it looked pretty? That little voice told you, you would use it for a million things, but the reality was you had no clue what to use it for. That was my introduction to fig jam. It looked … Read more

Homemade Beefaroni

My kids have loved Beefaroni since they were in high chairs. It all started with those tasty toddler meals. But over time, their eyes (and tastes) turned toward the more layered flavors of Chef Boyardee. Now, while I have nothing against this quick and easy meal in a can, I felt Beefaroni could be better. … Read more

Caribbean Pork Stew

Are you ever seized by the urge to dive into something completely unexpected in the kitchen? Something that promises to be an adventure not just for you, but for your taste buds and even your somewhat skeptical family? That’s me, like, every Tuesday. And guess what? Sometimes, these experiments transform into magical, plate-clearing victories. Trust … Read more

Chimichurri Steak & Vegetable Quesadillas


I can hardly contain my excitement as I’m about to share a recipe that has absolutely stolen my heart. Imagine: the vibrant flavors of chimichurri mingling with tender steak and sautéed veggies, all tucked cozily inside a tortilla. Yup, we’re talking about Chimichurri Steak & Vegetable Quesadillas today. 🌮✨ Why You Will Love Chimichurri Steak … Read more

Just Like Starbucks Molasses Cookies

A few years ago, during an afternoon trip to Starbucks, I decided to stray from my usual coffee-only routine. Curiosity got the better of me, and I ordered a Chai Latte alongside a molasses cookie. While I enjoyed the latte, nothing could dethrone my unwavering loyalty to coffee. However, I instantly fell head over heels … Read more

Deconstructed Broccoli & Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts

When hosting guests, I love preparing elegant stuffed chicken breast entrees for that gorgeous presentation of sliced chicken revealing colorful fillings inside. However, forming and maneuvering stuffed chicken can be quite labor intensive and risky business. If even a tiny seam isn’t perfectly sealed, all that precious filling ends up leaking out into the pan … Read more

Weekly Round Up Allergy Series: Vegan Recipes


I thought maybe I’d start this WRU with a helpful summary of what the definitions of vegan vs. vegetarian are as they can be quite confused and interchanged frequently. They are similar to many, but to others they are very different. Let’s start with definitions: Vegetarian – A person who does not eat or does … Read more