Creamy Zucchini Soup


I don't have a green thumb, not in the least, and I've never had a garden.  But that doesn't mean that I haven't thoroughly enjoyed the fresh vegetables and fruits from my friends' backyard gardens :)  When I don't get produce from their generosity I … [Read more...]

Hillshire Farm Naturals Ham Salad Wraps


This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Weave Made Media®, and  Hillshire Farm®, but all my opinions are my own. #weavemade #HillshireNaturals am really excited to share that all the … [Read more...]

Fish Tacos with Lime Crema Sauce


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DipYourWay #CollectiveBias Ever since moving to Texas I have come to appreciate the flavor of Mexican style food.  Adding a TexMex spin to … [Read more...]

Apple Juice Marinade – Great for Pork


Making your own marinade is easy.  Not only does it tenderize your meat, it also adds a lot of flavor.  Marinaded meat tastes super when it is grilled, but you can also bake it with good results. With the below recipe, I marinaded some pork loin … [Read more...]

Cedar Plank Sugar and Spice Salmon & Rainstorm Wine


Take your dinner up a notch…Rainstorm Wines is pairing up with Copper River Salmon this season.  This long anticipated, highly prized, and VERY delicious salmon is getting a touch of Oregon vibrancy with a perfectly paired trio of wines: Rainstorm … [Read more...]

Penne Pasta Recipe with Mozzarella, Garlic, and Basil


Founded in 1920, Emile Noël uses a time-tested artisanal production method. Its traditional presses—very old but carefully maintained —extract oil slowly and carefully. Unlike modern presses, the seeds don't get too hot and instead release their oil … [Read more...]

Easiest 4th of July Layered Cake


I've never been the super mom who made fantastic homemade cake pops for birthday parties.  Nor do I make my own fondant or elaborate cut out cookies.  I'm all about easy.  I want to 'look' like I slaved all day over what I bake and cook, but in … [Read more...]

Sweet and Spicy Soft Tacos with IMUSA for Cinco de Mayo


Sweet or spicy? What’s your favorite flavor?  How about both?!  That's what I put together for a Cinco de Mayo celebration! I'm not the best cook when it comes to Mexican fare, but IMUSA GlobalKitchen sent me some products to use in my kitchen to … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day French Toast Waffles Breakfast


Are you looking for an easy Mother's Day breakfast solution?  Then look no further than here!  This French Toast Waffle is so easy for dad and the kiddos to make together to spoil mom on her day.   4.8 from 13 reviews French Toast Waffles … [Read more...]

Grilled Muenster Cheese Pita: Because It’s Grilled Cheese Month at Market Street


Market Street has sponsored this post, regardless the opinions are all my own. Did you know that April is National Grilled Cheese Month? I know I’m a bit late to the party with this one, but there are a few days left to celebrate this auspicious … [Read more...]