Apple, Bacon, Pumpkin Bisque

Apple Bacon Pumpkin Bisque -

Apple, Bacon, Pumpkin Bisque! In case you don’t know…. I love soup. Well… I take that back. I don’t love just any soup. Like the canned soup at the grocery store! The kind that if there’s any pieces of chicken in it… it’s almost like dried out mystery cardboard meat. Ewwwwwww. Not that stuff!!! BUT…

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Zucchini and Sun-Dried Tomato Frittata

Zucchini and Sun-Dried Tomato Frittata I just adore good brunch fare. And nothing says brunch better than a fabulous frittata! Well…. No.  I lied. A mimosa doesn’t just say brunch, it screams it! BUT a frittata comes close, right? I absolutely love a protein packed breakfast to kick-start my day, and this frittata is only slightly naughty…

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Banana Muffins with Candied Pecans! -

Banana Muffins with Candied Pecans

Banana Muffins with Candied Pecans! I was literally doing a happy dance when I tasted these for the first time. She shoots…. she scores!! These are literally the best banana muffins/bread I have ever made. Earlier in the day I had made Candied Pecans for a salad I had been craving. I was planning on…

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Pumpkin Cookies with Browned Butter Frosting -

Pumpkin Cookies with Browned Butter Frosting

Pumpkin Cookies with Browned Butter Frosting! These cookies have more of a cake-like texture to them really. They also remind me of a cupcake, because of the frosting. So maybe they’re a cookcupcake?? Whatever they are, they sure do scream fall.  They have that pumpkin pie spice that I just adore. But the big twist is in the frosting!!! Browned…

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Apple Butternut Squash Soup -

Apple Butternut Squash Soup

Apple, Butternut Squash Soup Autumn is here!!! And nothing says fall better than a good soup!! A few years back, I started adding granny smith apples into my Butternut Squash Soup. Oh my… I’ll never make it again without the apples!! There’s already such a sweetness in the squash, onions and carrots… but when you add…

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Triple Peach Champagne Cocktail -

Triple Peach Champagne Cocktail

Triple Peach Champagne Cocktail I just love stone fruit… and I try to eat as much as I can during the summer months, so I can get my fill until the next year! I took my four kids, and my neighbors three kiddos to a local market. Yes. I know. I said SEVEN. I’m crazy….

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Caesar Salad Dressing -

Caesar Salad Dressing

Caesar Salad Dressing  A ginormous, amazingly huge, SHOUT OUT goes to my pops for this one!!! He is famous in our family and amongst friends for his caesar salad dressing. Peeps everywhere beg him to make this. It’s quite comical really…. you invite people over for dinner and their first question isn’t what time is dinner? Or what…

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Garlic Parmesan Croutons -

Garlic Parmesan Croutons

Homemade Garlic Parmesan Croutons! Why is it that there’s such a HUGE difference in quality when it comes to croutons?? A good house-made crouton at a nice restaurant can be the highlight of an amazing salad…. while a boxed version, bought at the store just falls flat! I mean… how many of you have crunched down…

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Maple Bacon Pancake Bites -

Maple, Bacon, Pancake Bites

Maple, Bacon, Pancake Bites!!! Oh yes…. you read that right I said maple. I also said bacon. Put together into the perfect breakfast pancake bite. I went to bed the other night, thinking of what I wanted to do with the kiddos this weekend. The last time I took them to Pike’s Place Market they…

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Microplane Spice Grinder & Spices Giveaway

Microplane Spice Grinder & Spices Giveaway! To celebrate hitting over 2,000 fans on our Facebook page we are having another Giveaway! YAY! If you’ve been following me for any length of time now… you may already know that I LOVE to cook with FRESHLY ground nutmeg. Ground nutmeg loses its potency after being ground, so…

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