January 2nd, 2017


All-American Backyard Baseball Concession Stand for Independence Day

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2015

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TwizzlersSummer #CollectiveBiasWe love…

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Antipasto Platter

Posted on Dec 28th, 2009

This is a beautiful appetizer that feeds a crowd and never fails to impress!  And with all the cheese, meat and veggies, it's a real crowd…

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Apple Crumble Pie

Posted on Aug 19th, 2010

When it was my 9 year-old's turn to help plan the menu and prepare dinner and he requested apple pie, I knew we'd be making a version with a…

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Apricot Mustard Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Posted on Oct 10th, 2016

I know I've said it a million times, but we really love pork tenderloin at my house. It's such an easy cut of meat to prepare, it cooks quickly, and…

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Apricot, Almond and Quinoa Salad

Posted on Jun 27th, 2011

If you haven't tried quinoa, you should!  This is one of my favorite quinoa salads.  Although quinoa isn't a grain, you can use…

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Asian Salad

Posted on May 14th, 2011

You may have come across a version of this salad before.  It's obviously not a real Asian dish, but it's really tasty and always a crowd…

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Bacon and Tomato Cups

Posted on Apr 24th, 2012

This is one of the first appetizer recipes I made after getting married.  And if I'm still making it 18 years later, you know it must be…

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Baked Buffalo Chicken Taquitos

Posted on Jul 28th, 2012

I've seen several recipes for Buffalo Chicken Taquitos on Pinterest lately, but none of them were exactly what I was looking for, so I made a…

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Baked Italian Sandwich Loaf Featuring Farmer’s Garden from Vlasic

Posted on Nov 21st, 2013

If you're anything like me, you'll agree that the best thing about football season is the awesome game day food! Of course, living in Colorado it's…

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Baked Pumpkin French Toast with Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Posted on Nov 7th, 2012

There's nothing better than a delicious breakfast that's ready to pop in the oven when you wake up in the morning.  I was worried that this…

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Baked Spaghetti with Cream Cheese & French Fried Onions

Posted on Jan 6th, 2012

I have been looking for a very long time for a baked spaghetti dish that is more than just spaghetti and sauce thrown into a casserole dish.  This…

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Banana Cinnamon Chip Coffee Cake

Posted on Sep 4th, 2012

Forget regular old banana bread!  This banana cake is amazing, thanks to the wonderful layers of sugary, nutty streusel.  My…

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Basil Chicken with Coconut Curry Sauce

Posted on Feb 19th, 2012

Coconut milk based curries are one of my absolute favorites, and this Basil Chicken with Coconut Curry Sauce is no exception.The slightly…

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Best Ever Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Posted on Oct 25th, 2011

I've tried a lot of pumpkin bread recipes and this one never fails me.  I prefer to make it in mini loaf pans or muffin tins and decrease…

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Biscotti 3 Ways

Posted on Dec 17th, 2015

Holiday baking is in full swing at my house, and one of my favorite treats to make this time of year is biscotti. It's such a versatile little…

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Bloodshot Eyeball Donuts

Posted on Oct 14th, 2016

Guys, I have to confess something. I am terrible at Halloween treats. Almost everything I try ends up looking like a Pinterest fail, if you know what…

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BLT Pasta

Posted on Jan 21st, 2011

This BLT pasta was a big hit at my house! Okay, some of my picky eaters removed the tomatoes, but they don't know what they were missing.…

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Blueberry Crumb Cake

Posted on May 27th, 2010

This blueberry crumb cake is unbelievably good, considering the simple ingredient list. It's not too sweet and has a fabulous texture.…

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Blueberry Pie Bars

Posted on Aug 7th, 2015

If you love the idea of fresh blueberry pie without all the work, then these blueberry pie bars are for you! With a delicious buttery crust and…

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Brussels Sprouts & Bacon Salad with Cranberries

Posted on Dec 6th, 2012

If you're looking for a fresh new way to serve Brussels sprouts, then I've got the perfect recipe for you! This Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Salad with…

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BYU Mint Brownies

Posted on Mar 15th, 2011

Back in the day, I attended Brigham Young University.  One of the most popular items at the campus cafeteria were these mint brownies. …

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Cafe Rio Shredded Pork Salad

Posted on Mar 7th, 2011

*This is one of the first recipes I posted on Let's Dish.  I recently recieved a different version of the recipe from my mom, which is much…

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Caramel Eggnog Poke Cake

Posted on Nov 18th, 2015

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Eagle Brand I received product samples as well as a promotional item to…

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Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Browned Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

Posted on Mar 19th, 2013

The verdict on carrot cake in this family is still out.  I love it, and so does at least one of my children.  The rest of the family isn't…

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Cheesy Quinoa Cakes

Posted on Jan 9th, 2012

Now that I've discovered quinoa cakes, I could be a vegetarian. Except for bacon. But seriously, these quinoa cakes are that good!Even my…

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Chewy Pretzel Bites

Posted on May 20th, 2011

My kids think these are the best thing to ever happen around here.  And to be honest, so do I.  You could, of course, make…

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Chicken Chilaquiles

Posted on May 28th, 2010

Are you sick of recipes from Martha Stewart yet?  Well, Chicken Chilaquiles is another one of my new favorite recipes from her Great Food…

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Chicken Enchiladas with Red Chile Sauce

Posted on Oct 20th, 2011

I really, really love these chicken enchiladas with their creamy white sauce and I never thought a red sauce enchilada could compete. But…

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Chicken Pot Pie Squares

Posted on Sep 9th, 2014

This shop has been compensated by #Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, #Labels4Edu.  All opinions are mine alone.Quick and easy week…

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Chili Cheese Dog Pot Pie

Posted on Aug 30th, 2016

All ideas, recipes, & opinions are entirely my own however, this is a sponsored post on behalf of Hillshire Farm®, Jimmy Dean®, & Tyson®…

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Chili Cheese Frito Frittata

Posted on Jan 4th, 2014

Any time I can come up with an excuse to serve Chili Cheese Fritos for breakfast (or lunch, or dinner), I'm in! Frittatas are also one of my family's…

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Chili Cheese Fritos Corn Salad

Posted on Aug 5th, 2012

As a big fan of Chili Cheese Fritos and crunchy things in my salad,  I knew I was going to love this recipe the minute I saw it.  And it's…

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Chipotle Chicken Taco Cups for Game Day

Posted on Jan 19th, 2016

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameDayGlory #CollectiveBiasWe're…

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Chocolate Fudge Sauce

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2010

Why buy fudge sauce when it's this easy to make you're own?  Since it keeps in the refrigerator for so long, I usually double this recipe. …

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Chocolate Orange Nutella Pancakes

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2015

International Pancake Tuesday is coming up on February 17 and if you ask me, that's a foodie holiday worth celebrating! One of our favorite pancake…

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Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream Pie & a Giveaway

Posted on Dec 8th, 2014

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HolidayMadeSimple #CollectiveBiasWe…

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Chocolate Raspberry Layer Cake with Ganache Frosting

Posted on Feb 6th, 2013

I should be clear right off the bat.  Layer cakes are not my forte.  Not at all.  But this cake turned out beautifully.  Baking…

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Coconut Chocolate Pecan Pie

Posted on Nov 18th, 2013

I love a good pecan pie. It's right up there with pumpkin on my list of favorite Thanksgiving desserts. But I think I love this Coconut…

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Coleslaw with Creamy Cumin Lime Vinaigrette

Posted on Apr 11th, 2014

I love coleslaw! The rest of my family, not so much. But even they had to admit that this particular coleslaw is pretty darn good. If you ask me,…

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Cookies and Cream Pie

Posted on Sep 14th, 2016

I think it's pretty safe to say that cookies and cream is a pretty popular flavor for just about any dessert. Ice cream, cheesecake, you name it,…

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Cornbread Crusted Chicken with Jalapeno Popper Sauce

Posted on Apr 6th, 2011

If you love chicken with a crispy coating, then I've got a must-try recipe for you. This Cornbread Crusted Chicken was pretty darn good, but…

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Cranberry Pecan Bran Muffins

Posted on Feb 15th, 2011

I love having healthy, on-the-go options handy for breakfast, and this is one of my favorites.  The cranberries and pecans can easily be…

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Cranberry Pecan Spread with Rosemary and a Hamilton Beach Food Processor Giveaway

Posted on Dec 7th, 2014

This is a sponsored post for Hamilton Beach. All opinions stated are my own.A good food processor is one of the most important appliances in my…

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Cranberry Pistachio Bread with Bob’s Red Mill Flour

Posted on Nov 6th, 2014

I love giving homemade food gifts for the holidays. Taking the time and effort to make a favorite treat or baked good, like this Cranberry Pistachio…

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Cranberry Spiced Cider

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2011

I love making warm cider at the holidays, and this Cranberry Spiced Cider is always a hit on a chilly winter's night.I think I enjoy the smell of…

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Cranberry Waldorf Salad

Posted on Nov 29th, 2009

If you're looking for a unique way to serve cranberries at this year's Thanksgiving feast, then look no further than this Cranberry Waldorf…

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Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012

In the words of my 12 year-old, "These might just be the best enchiladas you've ever made, and you've made a lot of enchiladas."  That pretty…

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Creamy Habanero Sauce

Posted on Sep 20th, 2010

There's a local Mexican restaurant that's famous for it's creamy habanero sauce.  And they're not giving out the recipe.  So I decided to…

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Creamy Wild Rice Turkey Soup

Posted on Nov 26th, 2012

This is my favorite way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey!  My husband loves it too, and so do the kids (even with the brown rice and…

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Cucumber Mint Lemonade

Posted on Aug 22nd, 2015

This Cucumber Mint Lemonade is such a refreshing blend of some of my favorite summer flavors. It's mostly lemon, with a hint of cucumber and fresh…

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Dill Pickle Roast Beef (Slow Cooker)

Posted on Apr 4th, 2016

Okay friends, stick with me on this one. I thought Dill Pickle Roast Beef sounded a little odd at first too. But then I though about a delicious…

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Easy & Elegant Valentine’s Day Desserts

Posted on Feb 7th, 2015

Valentine's Day is one of those holidays where I want to serve a dessert that's extra special, but I still don't want to spend hours in the kitchen.…

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Easy Baked Mac and Cheese

Posted on Apr 16th, 2012

I originally posted this recipe a few years ago, but I've made some minor changes since then and wanted to share it again.  I've tried a lot of…

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Easy Hasselback Potatoes (Davidson Potatoes)

Posted on May 11th, 2014

If you've ever tried making those Hasselback potatoes that are all the rage on Pinterest, you've learned how difficult it is. Cutting the potatoes…

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Easy Independence Day Party Ideas

Posted on Jul 1st, 2015

One of our favorite things about Independence Day is that we can see one of the best local fireworks displays right from our own back yard! So we…

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Easy Oven Kettle Corn

Posted on Feb 26th, 2014

If you're looking for an easy, addictive snack to make for the Oscars on Sunday, then I've got the perfect recipe for you! Even my husband, who…

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Easy Peanut Butter Fudge

Posted on May 22nd, 2012

This is one of the first recipes I shared at Let's Dish.  I realized recently I hadn't made it in awhile and decided to whip up a…

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Easy Rosemary Focaccia Bread

Posted on Nov 7th, 2009

I don't make a lot of homemade yeast bread. Mostly because I never remember to start it in time for dinner. But this Easy Focaccia Bread is…

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Easy Three Ingredient Peppermint Bark Cookies

Posted on Dec 17th, 2011

I don't know how many unsuccessful attempts I've made at peppermint bark in my life.  I love the idea, but it never works for me.  These…

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Easy Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

Posted on Nov 17th, 2010

It looks like a long list of ingredients, but really you're just throwing everything into a pot, so this soup comes together in no time.  It…

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Edamame and Black Bean Salad

Posted on Oct 17th, 2011

I recently bought a salad like this from my local supermarket deli and new I had to try and recreate it at home.  I'm not going to lie, my…

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Fall Harvest Dinner Party with Caramel Pecan Pumpkin Cake

Posted on Nov 9th, 2015

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PurelySimple #CollectiveBiasThere are…

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Favorite Egg Salad

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2011

With Easter just around the corner, I'm expecting to have an excess of hard boil eggs.  If I don't use them to make Deviled Eggs, then I'll be…

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Feisty Feta Dip

Posted on Jul 27th, 2014

Our favorite Greek restaurant serves a Feisty Feta Dip that we order every time we eat there. We don't order appetizers much when we eat out, but…

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French Toast Cupcakes with Maple Frosting and Bacon Sprinkles

Posted on Mar 7th, 2011

When I saw these posted on my friend Amy's Facebook page, I had to make them immediately! Admittedly, they are not for everyone.  My…

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Frightening Finger Cookies

Posted on Nov 3rd, 2009

My boys beg me to make these Frightening Finger Cookies every Halloween.  Honestly, they're almost too realistic to eat! But we always manage to…

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Funfetti Bunny Cupcakes

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2016

Remember the Spring Flower Cupcakes I shared a few weeks ago? Well, Easter is right around the corner, so today I've got an another fun,…

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Glen’s Famous Brownies

Posted on Mar 28th, 2010

Years ago, when we were first married, my husband began a quest to find a really great brownie recipe. Definitely not something cake-like. …

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Golden Oreo Cookie Butter

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2014

If you need a last-minute holiday gift, or something easy but indulgent to take to a holiday party, look no further than this Golden Oreo Cookie…

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Grandma’s Secret Pie Crust

Posted on Nov 16th, 2011

I confess, making pie crust frightens me a bit.  This isn't my grandma's recipe, but it's definitely my go-to pie crust…

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Grasshopper Pie Cups

Posted on Mar 10th, 2016

If you love chocolate and mint like I do, you're going love these Grasshopper Pie Cups. I'm sure you've noticed by now how much I love serving…

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Great Harvest Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread (Copycat Recipe)

Posted on Oct 17th, 2013

I know. Pumpkin chocolate chip bread. Like you've never seen that before. But this is copycat Great Harvest pumpkin chocolate chip bread people! (Who…

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Greek Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Posted on May 19th, 2014

The weather has finally started warming up here in Colorado, and I'm finding myself more in the mood for light, healthy dishes like this Greek…

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Grilled Barbecue Pork Tenderloin

Posted on Jan 23rd, 2015

Just because it's cold in Colorado right now doesn't mean we stop grilling. We bundle up and face the elements so we can enjoy our favorite…

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Handmade Holidays: Cranberry Orange Marmalade

Posted on Nov 18th, 2014

Today I'm sharing over at Your Homebased Mom as part of the Handmade Holidays series. Be sure to head over and check out my recipe for this beautiful…

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Happy Birthday Funfetti & a Giveaway!

Posted on Apr 16th, 2013

Did you know Funfetti is celebrating its 25th birthday this year?  To commemorate the occasion, Pillsbury Baking has introduced 4 new…

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Heirloom Tomato Bread Salad & Tomato Butter with Tarragon (Market Monday)

Posted on Sep 16th, 2013

I simply couldn't resist picking up some of the beautiful heirloom tomatoes that were available from the Spring Kite Farm stand at the farmers market…

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Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

Posted on Feb 25th, 2013

I never had much luck with dumplings until I found this recipe.  The key, I believe, is that the dumplings are rolled thin, rather than dropped…

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Homemade Dulce de Leche

Posted on Dec 7th, 2010

Can you believe this only has one ingredient? And that it's so easy to make?  It does take time, of course, but once that pot of water is…

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Homemade Three Musketeer Bars

Posted on Jun 24th, 2010

I found this recipe at Eclectic Whatnot and it looked so simple I just had to give it a try.  I was skeptical that these would…

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Homesteader Cornbread

Posted on Oct 26th, 2009

If you're looking for a recipe for moist, delicious cornbread, this is it!  I can't explain the science behind letting the cornmeal sit in the…

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Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas

Posted on Apr 9th, 2012

I'm always looking for new and different enchilada recipes, and these Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas have become a family favorite.The…

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Honey Lime Chicken Taquitos

Posted on Jan 27th, 2015

My boys are huge fans of taquitos, and these Honey Lime Chicken Taquitos are one of our family favorites.They're based on these Honey Lime…

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Hot Ham and Cheese Mini Sandwiches

Posted on Jan 5th, 2010

These little sandwiches are quick and easy to put together, and go over well with kids and adults.  For an added kick, try spreading…

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Individual No-Bake Nutella Cheesecakes

Posted on Apr 12th, 2012

There are so many things I love about this recipe--the individual servings, the ease, the chocolate, the Nutella!  To be honest,…

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Jalapeno Artichoke Dip

Posted on Jul 21st, 2016

Every time I go shopping at Costco, I pass by these big tubs of Jalapeno Artichoke Dip and think about how good they look. But I never buy…

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Jumbo Sausage Ravioli with Creamy Marinara Sauce

Posted on Sep 16th, 2011

I'm so excited about this Jumbo Sausage Ravioli with Creamy Marinara Sauce, I'm posting it the very night I made it!  Everyone in my family…

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Lemon Pesto Parmesan Rice

Posted on Aug 29th, 2014

When it comes to favorite side dishes at our house, potatoes and rice definitely top the list. But honestly, that can get a little boring, so I'm…

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Lemon Thyme Potato Salad

Posted on Jun 30th, 2015

I'm a huge fan of potato salad! I've tried many different versions over the years and this Lemon Thyme Potato Salad is my new favorite. The…

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Mini Mexican Layer Dip

Posted on Apr 26th, 2015

If you're hosting a Cinco de Mayo get-together (or even if you're not) this is a fun, portable way to serve classic Mexican layer dip. Typically…

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Mint Basil Syrup (Market Monday)

Posted on May 25th, 2015

If I had to choose a favorite herb, I think it would have to be basil. But mint would be a very close second. It's not in season for long here…

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Muffaletta Dip: Tailgating at Home

Posted on Dec 11th, 2014

We're big college football fans at my house! We like to get out and support the local team whenever we can, but more often that not, we do our…

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No Melt Ice Cream Sandwiches

Posted on Jul 26th, 2013

Okay, technically these might get pretty soft--if you left them sitting out for awhile. Not like ice cream melts though. They'd turn into more of a…

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No-Bake Honey Oat Granola Bars with Post Honey Bunches of Oats

Posted on Feb 17th, 2014

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Post Pebbles, but all my opinions are my own.…

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Nutella Fudge with Sea Salt

Posted on Dec 12th, 2010

I saw this recipe over at Cookin' Canuck and made it within the hour.  Which proves it's always a good idea to keep a few jars of…

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Nutella Pull-Apart Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting

Posted on Nov 2nd, 2011

Oh my goodness!  This is good.  Especially since I cheated and used frozen dough.  A few hints: first, go here for detailed…

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Old Fashioned Buttermilk Biscuits

Posted on Oct 26th, 2009

My mother-in-law shared this recipe for buttermilk biscuits soon after my husband and I were married. It was first shared by her grandmother, who was…

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One Pot Spicy Chicken Riggies

Posted on May 10th, 2015

I've got an awesome one pot meal for you today. This is the first time we've tried Chicken Riggies at our house, and it was a huge hit.Chicken…

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Onion Ring Shrimp Po Boy with Creamy Creole Sauce

Posted on Apr 10th, 2015

If you ask me, a shrimp po boy sandwich with a side of crispy onion rings is just about the perfect meal. It's not the sort of meal that's easy to…

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Orange and Blue Broncos Themed Superbowl Party Menu

Posted on Jan 24th, 2014

Living in Colorado, I couldn't be more excited about planning this year's Super Bowl party menu! I've been busy coming up with some fabulous orange…

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Orange Creamsicle Dessert Bars

Posted on May 16th, 2012

My husband is a huge fan of both Jell-O and Orange Creamsicles, so I knew he'd love this dessert.  And he wasn't the only one!  It really…

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Orange Scream Halloween Mousse

Posted on Oct 11th, 2016

Now that my kids are getting older, we've given up some of our old Halloween traditions and replaced them with new ones. But there are a few things…

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Oreo Brownie Trifle

Posted on Oct 6th, 2015

If you love Oreos, and you love brownies (and who doesn't?), then you're definitely going to love this Oreo Brownie Trifle. It combines two of my…

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Oscar Party Caramel Popcorn

Posted on Feb 18th, 2011

The Oscars are coming up at the end of the month, and this caramel popcorn would be a perfect treat for any Oscar party.  I'm not having a party…

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Overnight Pecan Caramel Sweet Roll Breakfast Casserole

Posted on Jan 20th, 2015

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WarmUpYourDay #CollectiveBiasSchool…

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Panko Parmesan Crusted Cod with Lemon Cream Sauce

Posted on Mar 13th, 2015

My oldest child has always been a picky eater, but one thing he has loved from a young age is fish. Which means I learned early on to…

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Pantry Blondies

Posted on Jan 7th, 2010

Imagine a cross between a moist, chewy brownie and a chocolate chip cookie.  That's what these blondies taste like!  You're…

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Parmesan Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Posted on Oct 19th, 2010

These potatoes are a good example of how keeping it simple is often best.  There aren't a lot of fancy ingredients, but they taste fabulous and…

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Overnight Oats

Posted on Aug 24th, 2016

My boys started school last week, which means we're getting back into the routine of early mornings and easy, make-ahead breakfasts like these Peanut…

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Peanut Butter Cup Rice Krispies Treats

Posted on Apr 19th, 2012

Rice Krispie treats are always a hit!  And the addition of chocolate and peanut butter only makes them better.  I find that store brand…

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Peanut Butter Pie

Posted on Apr 13th, 2010

I made this peanut butter dip recently, and kept thinking how, with a few adjustments, it would make a great pie filling.  So I…

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Pear and Goat Cheese Flatbread (Market Monday)

Posted on Oct 13th, 2014

Pears are probably my favorite seasonal fall fruit, and I just love the variety I can find at the local farmers' market this time of year. When I…

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Pecan Pie Coffee Cake

Posted on Nov 24th, 2014

Mornings are pretty hectic around here, so I don't often make a big breakfast, but when we get a break from our busy schedule, I love making…

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Peppermint Truffle Brownies

Posted on Dec 4th, 2010

I saw these truffle brownies awhile back and thought they might be fun for the holidays with a little peppermint topping. They require…

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Pizza Panini

Posted on Jul 8th, 2010

First let me say that you do not need a sandwich press to make panini, so don't let that stop you! The stove-top skillet method works just…

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Pizza Quesadillas

Posted on Mar 1st, 2013

When it comes to quick dinner recipes that everyone loves, it doesn't get any easier, or more kid-friendly, than a pizza quesadilla!I'm not sure…

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Pizza Rolls

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2009

These pizza rolls are a big hit with kids and grown-ups alike.  They're perfect as an appetizer or a main dish.  On my last trip to the…

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Pomegranate White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Dec 7th, 2011

I've tried a lot of over-rated Christmas cookies over the years.  This is not one of them.  These cookies are amazing, and are quickly…

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Poutine (French Fries with Cheese Curds and Gravy)

Posted on Jul 1st, 2014

Today is Canada Day, so in honor of my Canadian husband, I'm sharing a uniquely Canadian dish: poutine (pronounced poo-teen). It's French fries…

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Pulled Pork Enchiladas with Creamy Green Chile Sauce

Posted on Mar 17th, 2015

We're huge fans of pulled pork around here. We eat it in burritos, tacos, and our favorite Pork Chile Verde. But for some reason, I'd never tried…

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Pumpkin Chip Cream Pie

Posted on Nov 12th, 2013

My 9 year-old took one bite of this Pumpkin Chip Cream Pie and said (with his mouth full of pie), "Yum!" I reminded him that he doesn't like…

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Raspberries and Cream Cookies

Posted on Feb 9th, 2012

When I saw Hershey's Raspberry Hugs in with all of the other Valentine candy, I grabbed a few bags, knowing I was going to bake them into…

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Raspberry Oatmeal Cookie Bars

Posted on Nov 15th, 2009

I'm probably fooling myself, but I like to think of this as a "healthy" cookie. It's an easy treat to put together, using ingredients I almost…

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Red Hots Valentine Fudge

Posted on Jan 29th, 2015

Cinnamon (the Red Hots kind) is probably one of my favorite flavors in the world, so just I had to figure out a way to incorporate it into a…

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Red Skinned Potato Salad with Bacon

Posted on Jun 30th, 2010

It's potato salad season, and this recipe for potato salad with bacon is a combination of the many different potato salads I've tried over the…

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Bars

Posted on Jul 19th, 2011

How have I lived nearly 40 years on this earth and never heard of this recipe?  Seriously.  I remember when I was a kid, my mom had those…

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Roasted Garlic & Lemon Green Beans

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2013

My neighbor Kristen recently had our family over to dinner and she served the most delicious Roasted Garlic and Lemon Green Beans. So when I picked…

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Roasted Pesto Potatoes

Posted on Nov 10th, 2013

I had an abundance of basil in my garden this summer, so I made and froze a lot of pesto. I love being able to have fresh pesto handy during the fall…

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Rosemary Balsamic Roasted Potatoes

Posted on Oct 26th, 2012

Roasted potatoes are the perfect side dish for almost any meal.  And the cooking technique works with pretty much any kind of potato.  Not…

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Rotel Chicken Spaghetti

Rotel Chicken Spaghetti

Posted on Sep 17th, 2010

This Rotel Chickek Spaghetti is seriously yummy comfort food.  Kind of like macaroni and cheese with a kick! I try…

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S’mores Bars

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2010

These are one of my favorite bar cookies.  I might even like these more than regular s'mores.  I've tried making them with regular…

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Seven Layer Tortilla Pie

Posted on Oct 26th, 2009

Considering how much I love seven layer dip, I was pretty sure this Seven Layer Tortilla Pie would be amazing! And I was not…

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Simple Samoas Bars

Posted on Mar 5th, 2013

First of all, I completely and totally advocate buying Samoas (and all other forms of Girl Scout cookies) from your local Girl Scout troop. …

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Skillet Chocolate Sundae Cake

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2012

Oh. My. Goodness.  This cake is heaven in a skillet.  But something about that skillet (plus the ice cream and caramel sauce) makes it…

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Skillet Spinach, Artichoke & Bacon Dip

Posted on Nov 30th, 2015

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NaturallyCheesy #CollectiveBiasOne…

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Slow Cooker Cafe Rio Chicken

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2012

You know those days when the schedule is hectic and you just don't feel like cooking?  This flavorful Slow Cooker Cafe Rio Chicken is the…

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Slow Cooker Taco Soup

Posted on Nov 19th, 2009

I've tried a lot of taco soup recipes and this one is the best.  It's really fast and easy to put together.  Besides browning the…

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Smoky Orange Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches

Posted on Dec 6th, 2010

I'm always looking for quick and easy weeknight meals, especially during the busy holiday season, and these Smoky Orange Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches…

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Snickerdoodle Bundt Cake

Posted on Apr 15th, 2011

This Snickerdoodle Bundt Cake didn't last long at our house. Maybe because my kids were eating it for breakfast. Okay, I might have had a slice…

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Soft Pretzel Rolls

Posted on Mar 25th, 2014

Oh my goodness friends! These Soft Pretzel Rolls are amazing and totally worth your time and effort in the kitchen. They have a chewy, golden outer…

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Spaghetti Carbonara

Posted on Sep 25th, 2014

This Spaghetti Carbonara is one of the first recipes I shared here at Let's Dish, almost five years ago. I can hardly believe it's been that…

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Sparkling Mint Limeade

Posted on Jun 13th, 2016

Thank you Born Sweet Zing™ Stevia Sweetener and Collective Bias, Inc. for sponsoring this post. Try Zing™ Zero Calorie Stevia Sweetener for…

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Spiced Pork Chops with Apple Chutney

Posted on Jun 16th, 2012

I've never been a big pork chop fan, and neither has my husband. We both agree that they often turn out dry and flavorless. But these Spiced Pork…

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Spicy Orange Beef

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2014

My husband and I recently went to our favorite Asian restaurant for lunch. I tend to stick to a few favorite dishes, which is probably why I hadn't…

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Strawberry Basil Freezer Jam

Posted on Aug 20th, 2014

When I get the chance to buy fresh strawberries in bulk, I almost always make a batch of strawberry freezer jam. It's an easy way to use up a…

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Strawberry Chipotle Jam (Market Monday)

Posted on Jun 17th, 2013

I've been wanting to try this recipe for Strawberry Chipotle Jam ever since I spotted it over at  A Spicy Perspective.  So when Amy from…

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Strawberry Crostini with Gouda & Honey Balsamic

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2016

Back in his early 20's my dad spent 2 years in Holland. As kids, we loved looking at the pictures he brought back. I especially loved the photos of…

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Strawberry Icebox Cake

Posted on Jun 12th, 2012

This strawberry filled no-bake dessert has summer written all over it.  Not only is it loaded with fresh strawberries, but you don't have to…

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Strawberry Mascarpone Poppyseed Pancakes

Posted on Sep 24th, 2014

I don't make hot breakfast for my family all that often. Especially during the school year. It's just too hectic with everyone leaving the house and…

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Sweet & Spicy Mango Avocado Salsa

Posted on May 14th, 2015

While I don't have anyone on a gluten-free diet in my immediate family, I have plenty of friends who are gluten-free. Which means it's always…

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Sweet Potato Nachos with Gorgonzola and Cheddar (Market Monday)

Posted on Oct 6th, 2014

I've become a huge fan of sweet potatoes recently. And of course, if I can find them at the local farmer's market, I love them even more!When…

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Sweet Potato, Quinoa and Chicken Chili (Slow Cooker)

Posted on Nov 28th, 2014

There is nothing I love more on a chilly evening than a hearty, healthy chili simmering in the slow cooker. This chili is loaded with nutritious…

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The Art of Cheese: Easy Gourmet Party Appetizers Featuring President Cheese

Posted on Apr 1st, 2014

Brought to you by President Cheese. Visit ArtOfCheese.com for a chance to win $50.When I host a get together with friends, my goal is always to…

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The Ultimate Lasagna

Posted on May 4th, 2014

Friends, I have to apologize. I've been sharing recipes at Let's Dish since 2009 and somehow, I've never shared my lasagna recipe with you. I'm not…

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Thirty Game Day Recipes

Posted on Jan 7th, 2015

With the College Championship game right around the corner, and the NFL playoffs and Super Bowl soon to follow, I thought I'd share some of my…

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Toasted Coconut, Toffee and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Feb 22nd, 2012

I love these cookies! They're right up there with these chocolate chip cookies, and these cowboy cookies on my list of favorites.  Yes, I'd…

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Tuscan Chickpea Dip

Posted on Mar 6th, 2014

I am a huge fan of hummus and other varieties of bean dip. In fact, this Tuscan Chickpea Dip is the sort of thing I like to make myself for lunch now…

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Twenty Plus No-Bake Desserts

Posted on Jul 29th, 2015

More than 20 no-bake desserts to beat the summer heat! You'll find everything from no-bake cookies and pies to mousse and…

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Ultimate Baked Ziti

Posted on Aug 27th, 2010

This is a slightly adapted version of the America's Test Kitchen recipe for baked ziti. So yes, it's a bit more work than mixing up some…

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Yellow Bean and Mushroom Gratin

Posted on Nov 4th, 2013

I have a confession to make. I've never like that green bean casserole that is so popular at Thanksgiving. Well, minus the French fried onions, that…

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Zesty Ham Salad

Posted on Apr 5th, 2015

Whenever I make a ham, there is always more than we can eat. Which means I'm constantly on the lookout for delicious things to do with the leftovers,…

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