November 8th, 2017

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pumpkin Seeds and Bacon

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Brussels sprouts are one of those things I couldn't stand as a kid that I absolutely love as an adult. And these Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pumpkin Seeds and Bacon are my new favorite way to enjoy them!  As far as I'm concerned, roasting is the way to go when it comes to Brussels sprouts. It ... Read More

August 22nd, 2017

Blackberry Peach Buttermilk Pie

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Peach and blackberry is one of my favorite fruity combinations. And of course I love pie! Which made this Blackberry Peach Buttermilk Pie a match made in dessert heaven!I confess, I'd never had a buttermilk pie before, and this fruit filled version was a wonderful introduction. But my kids kept ... Read More

August 15th, 2017

Tomato Bacon Carbonara

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It's that time of year when I have an abundance of tomatoes coming from my garden, and this Tomato Bacon Carbonara was the perfect way to use up all those fresh tomatoes!If you've ever had Carbonara, you know it's one of the easiest, most delicious ways to prepare pasta. And since it's such a ... Read More

August 8th, 2017

Layered Summer Fruit Salad with Creamy Lime Dressing

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Nothing says summer to me like a colorful fruit salad. And when it comes to fruit salads, this Layered Summer Fruit Salad with Creamy Lime Dressing is a real showstopper!I served this at our July 4th barbecue and it was a huge hit! Not only does it look fabulous, it tastes fabulous as well. The ... Read More

July 12th, 2017

Easy Herb Butter

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Are fresh herbs taking over your backyard garden? Then it's time to whip up a batch--or two--of this Easy Herb Butter! And with just four ingredients, it couldn't be easier to make!I am not much of a gardener, but I seem to do okay growing fresh herbs, which means I'm always looking for new ways ... Read More

July 3rd, 2017

Melon Berry Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

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One of my favorite things about summer is the fresh, in-season fruit. And there's no better way to enjoy it than in this Melon Berry Fruit Salad.When it comes to summer fruit, the melons and berries are definitely my favorite. And watermelon has to be at the top of the list! Which is why I made ... Read More

June 30th, 2017

Italian Bean Salad

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I love a good salad! Especially in the summer months when I don't want to turn on the oven. And this Italian Bean Salad makes the perfect summer side or light lunch any day!This gorgeous salad features two kinds of beans--green and cannellini--plus lots of veggies like tomatoes and artichokes. ... Read More

June 9th, 2017

Snap Pea Poppy Seed Salad

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I love snap peas, and I often munch on them for an afternoon snack. So I was pretty sure I would love this Snap Pea Poppy Seed Salad. I was not disappointed.This quick and easy salad is one of those recipes that reminds me that when it comes to cooking, keeping it simple is often best. All you ... Read More

April 25th, 2017

Mexican Street Corn (Torchy’s Copycat)

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A Torchy's Tacos recently opened up where I live, and I think my favorite thing on their entire menu is the Mexican Street Corn. So of course I had to try and recreate it at home!If you've never had street corn, believe me, you're missing out! Typically it's served on the cob, usually on a ... Read More

April 6th, 2017

Berry Oatmeal Cookie Stacks

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I love serving dishes that are easy but elegant, and these Berry Oatmeal Cookie Stacks definitely fall into that category. With three levels of crispy oatmeal cookie, a faux pastry cream filling, and lots of fresh berries, these cookie stacks are sure to impress your friends and family!The best ... Read More