Cheesy Veggies-Basic Cheese Sauce

Feeling a bit monotonous after the New Year’s resolution diet?  Yeah, me too.  This healthy-ish recipe is sure to curb those comfort food cravings, while not throwing you too hard off the wagon.  Cheesy Veggies is a basic recipe that can be played around with using whatever you have on hand.  No pepper jack cheese? …

Honey Glazed Carrots

Honey Glazed Carrots, because sometimes you want something to make you feel good with minimal effort.  These little babies are so good with just about anything or by themselves as a snack.  They are delicious strait off the stove, but can also be served cold as part of a romantic picnic.  The uses for this…

Stuffed Roasted Mushrooms with Brie

It’s 5 pm on Friday.  You just got off work and your in-laws call saying they are coming over for dinner.  “Oh crap!  What am I going to make!?!” you think.  Well don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.  Stuffed Roasted Mushrooms with Brie take 15-20 minutes from start to finish and have the ability to…

Banana Bread (Muffins)

If there is one thing I know how to make it’s banana bread.  I think I was about 4 or 5 the first time I can remember making with my mom.  We were at the kitchen table and she had gotten out a book that had recipes in it, something I wasn’t familiar with at…

Black Forest Brownies

Chocoholics of the world unite!  Day 7 of 14 Days of Recipes You’ll Love is Black Forest Brownies, and your inner chocolate lover will thank you.  Whether you are looking for something to send to school with the kids for a sweet snack or having company over, these moist, chewy, decadent brownies are sure to…

Blueberry Lemon Curd

I have tried all kinds of recipes in my endeavor to find something delicious.  Over the years there have been some hits, with many more misses as I tried out more “fancy” sounding recipes.  This one was definitely a hit. I found myself trying to find something to do with the massive amount of blueberries…

Tender Cube Steak with Mushroom Gravy

This recipe is one of my husband’s favorites.  It comes from a cookbook my parents got him for Christmas the year we got married, 2011, along with a new Lodge cast iron chicken fryer with a lid.  He was so excited!  This book is full of amazing recipes that are super easy to follow and…

Peach & Gouda Grilled Cheese

Before I start this post, let me first say that I was like, “What the heck it this!?!” when I first saw a recipe for a peach grilled cheese sandwich, so I know how you’re feeling.  If curiosity got you here, stick around and give this one a try.  You won’t regret it, I promise….

Dum’s Chicken and Dumplings

What or whom is Dum you ask?  Dum was my great-grandmother on my mom’s side.  Dum was an amazing lady; tough, loving and kind, always there with a warm hug and food made with love.  I always looked forward to visiting her when I was little.  I remember sitting in the window seat in her…

Honey Lemon Dijon Salmon

I’m always looking for quick, uncomplicated, healthy dinner recipes I can put together on the fly; this is one of my favorites! Honey Lemon Dijon Salmon is easily put together in a hurry and cooks up in less than 20 minutes, making it great for a busy day; or this deceptively simple dish can also…