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Bacon Wrapped Jalapeños

I have three words for you… BACON….WRAPPED….Jalapeños! Have you heard of any three words that sound more delicious than that?? And as much as I would love to take credit...

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Vegetable Beef and Barley Soup

Since the weather has turned cooler I’ve been thinking about consuming a hearty bowl of vegetable beef and barley soup. This recipe was adapted  from the Smitten Kitchen’s Beef,...

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How To Make Sweet Potato Puree

An easy step-by-step on how to make sweet potato puree. Whether it’s for dessert or for baby food, this is the easiest way to whip up sweet potato puree....

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Fresh Fig & Arugula Salad with a Lemon Vinaigrette

Figs… Beautiful figs. I took this photo in the natural light of my doorway. I didn’t adjust the color and you don’t have to adjust your screens. These are black mission figs....

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Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites

Got guests coming? Need an easy appetizer? It’s as simple as 3 ingredients and viola you got yourself a rockin’ app to serve! I made this for the adults at my...

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Chicken Shawarma: Marinade with Garlic Sauce

Ohhh Chicken Shawarma. This was the first time I have ever made this dish. It was for the Project Food Blog contest and this dish passed me through the...

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Naturally Fermented Dilly Carrots

These naturally fermented dilly carrots are great served at a barbecue or as a snack. Simple ingredients and nature does all the work. I love carrots that still have their...

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Simple Rice Pilaf

Rice pilaf is SO easy to make! Pasta is toasted in butter with rice and then cooked in broth until tender. Serve with chicken or fish for an easy...

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Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

These cinnamon sugar muffins are delicious. Freshly baked muffins, dipped in melted butter and then rolled in a mixture of cinnamon and sugar! These cinnamon sugar muffins are dangerous....

Chicken Shawarma & Project Food Blog Challenge #2: The Classics

Chicken Shawarma & Project Food Blog Challenge #2: The Classics

Wow. One down and {hopefully} nine challenges to go! And, a huge THANKS for those who voted!! I am so glad to be able to participate in this contest!...