Turkey & Pesto Pasta Salad


Pasta salad in the summertime is my equivalent to soup in the fall and winter. It’s one of those meals that I just can’t get enough of when the weather is hot outside. We tend to eat pasta salad of some kind at least twice a week for dinner and at least once for lunch. … Read more

Traditional New Orleans Cuisine


If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! I have always been a huge fan of different cuisines from around the world. I love to explore all the different tastes and little nuances from different regions. One cuisine that’s always been at the top of my favorites … Read more

Taco Skins


What’s a mom to do when she is really hungry for appetizers while the rest of the family wants a meal? Um…make taco skins, of course! (I’m thinking maybe the title of my post gave that answer away, huh?) But seriously, taco skins are what you get when you combine two all-time favorites – tacos … Read more

Sausage & Gravy Breakfast Pizza


Breakfast pizza has always been a bit of a mystery to me. I’ve eaten it a few times at restaurants and really enjoyed. So I’ve always wanted to tackle making it myself. However, all of the recipes I’ve seen for it have always seemed like they would be too dry. Today I finally figured out … Read more

Potato Salad Weekly Round Up!


If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Seems only fair that since I did a WRU of pasta salads, that I should do one for potato salad. These are more likely to be gluten-free, too, which it seems like a lot of people are looking for. … Read more

Pizza Pie Bites


Welcome to the appetizer and drinks portion of the Third Annual Bloggy Progressive Dinner. We’re getting off to a bit of a late start. What’s a girl to do when Comcast’s DNS servers go down, taking with it internet connection across 4 states in the Midwest? I guess it’s similar to if there was a … Read more

Pineapple Chicken


This dish changed a lot throughout the preparation process. I originally had envisioned a pineapple-based glaze over chicken breasts with pineapple chunks on top. Then I decided I wanted to do more of a saucy dish with chicken chunks instead of whole breasts. So I went for a Chinese style sauce. It turned out wonderfully. … Read more

PB&J Breakfast Sandwich Cookies


I first started making breakfast cookies a few years ago and they’ve become a staple in our home ever since. I love the versatility of them almost as much as I love what a quick and easy option they are in the morning. Not to mention, it’s never a struggle to convince any of the … Read more

PB & J Cookies


What could be a than a plain peanut butter cookie? Well, in my case, a peanut butter cookie with a Hershey kiss in the middle. But a close second would have to be these peanut butter and jelly cookies. They are a thousand times better than a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, although I don’t … Read more