Caprese Panini www.SimplyScratch.com

Pressed Caprese Sandwich

The other weekend I got my gardening on. We stopped at this beautiful herb farm just down the road from us and picked up herbs, a tomato plant and...

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Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Blondies : A Tasty Kitchen Recipe!

Let’s talk about blondies. Is that cool? I mean what else do you have to do? Work? Laundry? I mean this is obviously more important. Blondies sometimes known as the...

Pasta al Pomedoro 2 www.SimplyScratch.com

Spaghetti al Pomodoro

When the sky is all gloomy-like and it’s done nothing but rain… and rain {AND RAIN!} I like to have what I call “a carb dinner”. As you can...

White Chocolate Chunk and Roasted Macadamia Nut Cookies II www.SimplyScratch.com

White Chocolate Chunk and Roasted Macadamia Nut Cookies

Making these cookies is extremely therapeutic. After a couple of 12-hour shifts at the hospital I needed a little bit of a pick me up. What better of a...

Easy Homemade Pickled Jalapenos www.SimplyScratch.com

Easy Homemade Pickled Jalapeños

In the past year I think it’s safe to say between my oldest daughter, my husband and myself we’ve polished off at least 6 jars of pickled jalapenos. I’ve...

Cornmeal Crusted Cod Sandwich with Old Bay Tartar Sauce www.SimplyScratch.com

Cornmeal Crusted Fish Sandwiches with Old Bay Tartar Sauce

I love the weekends. And I’m always so sad to see them go. Especially when we had perfect weather and it was fun and relaxing. Even though my weekend...

Cheesy Chicken and Cilantro Pesto Baked Flautas - www.SimplyScratch.com

Cheesy Chicken & Cilantro Pesto Baked Flautas

This time of year is my favorite. On my days off from work you’ll most likely find me/us grilling, sippin’ on lime beers and more times than not the...

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Cilantro Pesto

Cilantro was like red wine. Okay, so it was and it wasn’t. For me they both were intense and at first I didn’t like either of them at all....

Taco Chopped Salad www.SimplyScratch.com

Chopped Taco Salad + Homemade Catalina Dressing

Can I ask you a favor? Can we tap into the 80’s for a little taco salad love? I’m only saying the 1980’s because that’s what Catalina dressing reminds me...

Vanilla Ice Cream Bowl

Vanilla Ice Cream from Lauren’s Latest NEW eCookbook!

Many, MANY Mother’s Days ago my husband gave me an ice cream maker bowl/attachment for my Kitchen Aid. I’ve used it a whopping TWO times. As in 1…2. As...