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Healthy Potato Salad with Creamy Pesto Dressing

I don’t care much for mayo-based potato salads. While I like a creamy dressing, the mayo feels a bit too heavy to me. So usually I opt for a salad more along the lines of a German potato salad made… Continue Reading →

Chicken Black Bean Enchilada Pie

When I was a kid there were more than a few meals my mom made that I absolutely hated. One that I absolutely loved was her enchilada pie. So, I’m going old school and bringing back Mom’s Enchilada Pie.  Only… Continue Reading →

Ham and Cheese Puff Pancake

We have breakfast for dinner about once a week, sometimes more if my husband or I have a lot going on. It’s easy and the kids always enjoy it. This recipe for Ham and Cheese Puff Pancake is something that… Continue Reading →

Easy Eggnog Ice Cream Floats

A few years ago I was spending time with my husband’s uncle and aunt.  My husband’s uncle loves eggnog, as do I.  He asked me if I’d ever had it mixed with soda.  (I hadn’t, but I was intrigued.)  He… Continue Reading →

Flaky Pumpkin Biscuits with Maple Cinnamon Butter

Sign me up for anything with pumpkin baked into it, especially if there’s maple syrup involved. My kids were going crazy over these biscuits. I’ve seen similar recipes, but I decided to use my favorite buttermilk biscuit recipe and tweak… Continue Reading →

Slow-Cooker Roasted Vegetable Lasagna

I use my slow-cooker several times a week. I’m always cooking up a double batch of beans or making chicken. I haven’t made many casserole-type recipes in my slow-cooker, but I was intrigued when I saw a recipe for slow-cooker… Continue Reading →

Jam-Filled Pie Crust Cookies

We’ve been baking a lot of pies lately. My youngest daughter came up behind me when I was rolling out pie crust and asked if she could get out the cookie cutters. I remembered being a little girl and loving… Continue Reading →

17 Must-Have Kids Cooking Tools

We’re heading into baking season.  Are you excited?  Over the weekend I had to stop myself from pulling out a can of pumpkin puree to turn into muffins.  It’s still 90 degrees outside after all. :) My kids are showing… Continue Reading →

Blueberries n’ Cream Cookies

I scored a fantastic deal on some dried blueberries a few months ago.  I bought a bunch to eat on cereal and salads. But what I really wanted to make with them was cookies.  There’s a cake we like that… Continue Reading →

Roasted Apricot Cornmeal Shortcakes

Two of my neighbors have gorgeous apricot trees that have been completely overloaded with these gorgeous, blushing fruits. I like to use apricots raw in smoothies and salads. But it’s when apricots are cooked that their flavor is at its… Continue Reading →

Spruce Up Your Potluck Fruit Salad

I love fruit.  I love fruit salad.  I LOVE when I go to a potluck or a BBQ and there’s a giant bowl of fruit salad calling to me. But it can get kind of boring, right?  Melon, grapes and… Continue Reading →

Beat the Heat with Antipasto Salad

It’s too hot to turn on the stove or oven.  So we’ve been eating a lot of salad this summer.  This one is one that my husband and oldest daughter really love–Antipasto Salad. We’ve enjoyed antipasto platters at various restaurants…. Continue Reading →

Baked Fries with Rosemary-Lemon Salt

Our family really likes homemade baked fries.  We used to make them really plain with just salt.  Then we moved to salt and black pepper.  And now we’ve been enjoying flavored salt.  Rosemary and lemon are a perfect combination for… Continue Reading →

Cold Rice Noodle Salad with Creamy Tahini Dressing

Yes….summer is practically here.  I’ve had picnics on my mind.  We had one picnic during Spring Break and it was super fun.  I’m thinking of  fun things we could take along besides the usual peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. This… Continue Reading →

Top 10 Must-Have Kitchen Tools

I get a little too excited about kitchen tools.  I’m kind of a geek that way.  I’m also a practical kind of gal, so instead of perfume and flowers for Mother’s Day, I prefer small appliances or gadgets to add… Continue Reading →

Whole Wheat Blender Pancakes

I was digging around in my cupboard and happened upon a big container of wheat berries I’d forgotten all about.  We used to eat wheat berries on a regular basis before I became gluten-free.  I love those kinds of surprises–almost… Continue Reading →

Moroccan Spiced Stuffed Bell Peppers

For months now, I have been craving stuffed peppers. This is strange because I have only ever eaten them a few times in my life that I can remember, and only one of those times was it good. I wanted… Continue Reading →

Braised Kale with Toasted Bread Crumbs

St. Patrick’s Day is Saturday. We usually make Corned Beef and Cabbage in the slow cooker, but inevitably my husband is the only one who eats it and it goes to waste. This year I told him we are not… Continue Reading →

Creamed Polenta with White Beans and Spinach

I woke up yesterday morning not feeling very well.  My kids have had colds this past week and I wondered if I might not be coming down with something too.  I wanted something warm and comforting.  Polenta is my go-to… Continue Reading →

Radicchio Slaw Rice Rolls, Perfect for Game Day

The Super Bowl is this Sunday.  (You probably already knew that, but I had to Google it.  We’re more likely to be watching Downton Abbey instead.) But if you need a tasty little appetizer/snack for your Super Bowl (or Downton… Continue Reading →

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