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Savory Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

Savory Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

Pumpkin black bean soup is a savory twist on a usually sweet ingredient. When you think of pumpkin, thoughts gravitate toward something sweet. Thoughts of the newest spiced latte this or spiced tea that. Pumpkin is far more than a filling for pie or catch […]

Classic Italian Stuffed Cherry Peppers

Classic Italian Stuffed Cherry Peppers

What happens when your Dad tells you to try something new? That something new turns into one of your favorite antipasti picks. Discovering one’s heritage typically revolves around discovering the ethnic dishes of your nationality. Especially if your life revolves around food. A big part […]

Red Skinned Potato Salad with Three Mustard Vinaigrette

Red Skinned Potato Salad with Three Mustard Vinaigrette

What A Summer! OK. So I have to admit. It has been some time since I last posted. I don’t know what to say other than life has a way of catching up with ya…..but then again, I’m sure you know that all too well. […]

Family Favorite Pizza Bomb Recipe

Family Favorite Pizza Bomb Recipe

Make bite sized pillows of delicious pizza goodness with my family’s favorite Pizza Bomb Recipe. Pizza bombs have become a new thing with my family. Last year my daughter made them for a marching band potluck and they disappeared. Since then we make them for […]

The Only Italian Pizza Dough Recipe You’ll Need

The Only Italian Pizza Dough Recipe You’ll Need

Looking for a homemade Italian Pizza Dough recipe? Look no further! Today I am sharing my recipe for Italian Pizza Dough that I have been using for years. I started to make pizza and pizza dough many many moons ago. My earliest memories of making […]

Goat Cheese Chive Bacon Balls

Goat Cheese Chive Bacon Balls

Whether you want a low carb snack or an elegant hor d’oeuvre. You can’t go wrong serving these goat cheese chive bacon balls. I’m not really sure if it is the many years I worked in Garde Manger. Or if it comes from fond memories […]

Low Carb Mashed Cauliflower with Goat Cheese

Low Carb Mashed Cauliflower with Goat Cheese

Low Carb Mashed Cauliflower with Goat Cheese is the side your next dinner was waiting for. This recipe is seriously good, no lie. So, I have been craving goat cheese for some time now. But I needed to make something to use the goat cheese […]

Make Homemade Breadcrumbs

Make Homemade Breadcrumbs

Make your own homemade breadcrumbs today. Have you ever opened your bread drawer or cupboard and found nothing but scraps, ends and stale bits? Don’t fret. You’re not the only one. It’s a common problem in many a household, especially one with kids. Kids run […]

Roasted Tomato Chimichurri Sauce

Roasted Tomato Chimichurri Sauce

Whether you are cooking steak, chops, chicken or fish. All will pair perfectly with this roasted tomato chimichurri sauce. I have to blame my oldest daughter for the inspiration for this sauce. I usually paired my grilled items with your typical rub, reduction or bottled […]

My Original Mediterranean Olive Salsa

My Original Mediterranean Olive Salsa

Why do I call it My Original Mediterranean Olive Salsa? It’s my original because at the time, the only type of salsa people really knew about was the jarred variety found in the Mexican section of the grocery store. I didn’t set out to blaze […]