Stuffed Pork Roast with Raspberry Balsamic Glaze

Stuffed Pork Roast with Raspberry Balsamic Glaze

With the holidays all up in our faces and so much of our time is spent gift shopping and wrapping, and let’s not forget all the baking of delicious...

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

I hope you guys had a nice and relaxing holiday weekend. I worked the weekend {boo ;( }, but before that I was off for something like ten WHOLE...

family

top ten things I’m thankful for…

I’m a pretty lucky gal. I married my high school sweetheart, had his babies {sorry, tmi?} and I am surrounded by the most wonderful friends. On top of my...

baked

Bacon, Leek Stuffing with Sage and Pecans

Really this should be called heaven in a baking dish. Because it totally is. This stuffing has it all. I mean bacon, leeks, sage and pecans… it’s a stuffing...

Garlicky Green Bean Almondine 2

Garlicky Green Bean Almondine

Garlicky Green Bean Almondine. Say that seven times fast. This is a favorite side dish of mine. I love the flavor of toasted almonds with the freshness of the...

Homemade Cranberry Sauce 02

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Today I have for you guys, cranberry sauce. Not cranberry jelly, this is the real deal, better-than-the-can… cranberry sauce. I was actually considering making that the title of this...

two soups

Hearty Vegetarian Lentil Soup

I did it! I made lentil soup. I kinda feel grown up… or something. Like when I voted for the first time or bought wine for cooking, instead of...

roasted butternut squash rig

Cheesy Roasted Butternut Squash Rigatoni

Am I late? Ya-know too late to jump on the butternut squash train? I know your eyes have been bludgeoned with a gazillion ways to use butternut squash, but really...

tops

Cabernet Ganache Swirled Brownies

These brownies were SOOO meant to be a Friday post. Chocolate. Wine. Brownie. Yup… FRIDAY!!! It’s been a long time since I posted a chocolate recipe. Like too long....

dip & chips

Cheesy Roasted Garlic Chip-Dip

Cards, chips, dips and dorks! {Name the movie!} Whether it’s a football game, poker night or movie and wine night with the girls… the chip and dip combo is...