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Brownie Cookies

November 25, 2014

Are you ready for Thanksgiving yet? Anticipating the turkey and pumpkin pie? Or are you planning your Black Friday plan of attack instead? Whatever you’re getting ready for, whipping up a batch of these brownie cookies will make your day better, I guarantee it.

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Honey Mustard Pork Loin Roast

November 22, 2014

Are you sick of my crock pot recipes yet? I hope not. I’ve got a great one here that will be a perfect, easy meal while you’re preparing for the Thanksgiving feast about to happen next week. Trust me, this honey mustard pork loin roast will truly save your bacon (and your sanity).

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Thai Chicken and Udon Noodles in Peanut Sauce

November 19, 2014

I don’t know about you, but as I was growing up, I was forever cutting out recipes from newspapers, magazines and anywhere else I could find them, telling myself someday I’d get around to making the dishes. And if you’re anything like me, so many of them sat in folders and binders and dusty corners never actually getting made. This past week, I unearthed one of those old recipes, and it turned to be as good as I’d imagined. Try out my Thai chicken and udon noodles in peanut sauce and tell me if I’m lying.

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Zucchini Bread Muffins

November 16, 2014

I know I’ve been remiss not posting for the past couple of weeks, but hopefully this latest batch of recipes will make up for it. To continue with the fall theme of many of my recent posts, I present to you another squash-based recipe. Zucchini bread muffins! Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie

November 12, 2014

I’m sure it happens to everyone, but the past couple of weeks I got stuck in a food rut and a time crunch at work. In my line of business, it seems to ebb and flow – some weeks everything’s fine and smooth and others I’m underwater with the number of meetings, deliverables and deadlines. Yeah… that happened. So, the blog got a little behind. But I’m back now! And I’ve got another great recipe to share: shepherd’s pie. Continue reading

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Baja Pork Stir Fry

October 29, 2014

Do you ever have those days when you’re totally unprepared when dinner time rolls around? I find that unless I plan out the week’s meals in advance over the weekend it’s bound to happen to me. It happened again last night, but I had a semi-plan. I had a random pork tenderloin in the fridge… Here’s what I did with it.

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Smith Family Birthday Cake

October 25, 2014

This is a post that I’ve been holding off on writing for a bit. Mainly because what I’m about to reveal (at least partially) is a family secret. That being said, the Smith Family birthday cake, as its come to be known, is a birthday tradition. It’s a bit labor intensive to make, but the finished product is so good and so worth it.

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