Best Brussels Sprouts Ever

I was certain that I had it down to a perfect science….roast the heck out of the Sprouts with a coating of olive oil until they are crispy and deliciously charred. That is until last Wednesday, when my good friendRead more…

Mouth Watering Sloppy Joe Nibbles

It’s time to get Sloppy once again!!! Last time I posted my Open Faced-Sloppy Joe’s…I added some veggies to the mix. This particular time, I was hosting some kids and figured that maybe I’d omit the peppers and do theRead more…

Fork-Tender Slow-Cooked BBQ Brisket

In theory, doesn’t cooking all day when it’s just too cold to leave the house sound like the best plan ever?? Rounding up all those dishes you have been meaning to try and cooking up a storm. Possibly a heartyRead more…

Crispy Oven Fried Drumsticks

Fried Chicken…Ahhhhh…..when is the last time you even said these two words? I don’t know about you, but during that whole “fried food is not the picture of health” phase, I kind of took a back seat to the KFC’sRead more…

Kid’s Chicken & Rice Soup

While I’d like to tell you that this soup is like nothing you have tried before…it’d be a lie! However, the beauty of this dish is that it will take you right back to a place of childhood comfort. Yup…we’veRead more…

Carrot Wedges Toasted in Coconut Oil

There is not a chance in h-ll I will ever break up with my beloved olive oil…I promise! However with all the crazy chatter I have been hearing using coconut oil in recipes lately, I just had to give thisRead more…

Easiest Smores Dip EVER!!

I admit it…I toss around the “easy” a bit too much. Some of my friends like to bust on me for this. However, this time I there is no exaggeration here …I promise! So, I found this recipe on pinterestRead more…

Pretty White Chocolate Covered Cherries

If life is like a bowl of cherries, I say let’s make them as damn pretty as possible! Other wise it’s just the pits….hehehe. OK, enough with my joke, sometimes I forget that I am a cook and not aRead more…

Red Velvet OREO Valentine Nibbles

I just couldn’t resist! Actually, I think it was Ella who said, “Mom can we try those Red Velvet Oreos,” when the commercial popped on TV. Just an excuse for me, since the wheels were already spinning around. What canRead more…

Zucchini Pasta with Roasted Garlic & Olive Oil

Valentine’s Day is literally around the corner and I don’t know about you, but a nice romantic dinner “At home” sounds just perfect to me!!! I have to tell you that I have been a little obsessed with Zucchini PastaRead more…

Valentine Oreo-Nutella Truffles

I think you may have figured out by now that when it comes to desserts, I take the Easy Street. No-fuss for me is usually the way to go…of course decadent and portion controlled nibbles are a must. These “ValentineRead more…

Red Bell Turkey Stuffed Peppers

  You tell me that one of the best party about V-Day isn’t digging through that box of chocolates nibbling on a corner to hit your secret jack pot. BTW – that would be caramel for me thank you veryRead more…