“Creamy” Chicken Wild Rice Soup and Crock Pot Giveaway!

It’s time for our 2015 Christmas Giveaway!  We have decided to give away a crock pot this year, since it is such a versatile kitchen tool.  We love our crock pot, and use it the most during the cold monthsRead more…

Winner of the Thanksgiving Pie Taste Test

The winner of our Thanksgiving Pie Taste Test is Caramel Apple Pecan!  Did you think it would be anything other than caramel apple?  It’s such a classic fall flavor.  Pecans add a great warmth and richness to any dish. TheRead more…

4 Deliciously Easy Single-Serving Pies for Holiday Parties

  Some refer to November & December as “The Holidays,” but I prefer to call this joyous time of year “The Pie Days.” But, as much as we love the classic holiday recipes, we sometimes get a little bored seeingRead more…

Thanksgiving Pie Taste Test

We wanted to do something fun and different for Thanksgiving this year.  So, today we’ve made 4 mini pies, all different flavors, because we’re on the hunt for the perfect Thanksgiving Pie.  The pie that wins will sit alongside pumpkinRead more…

Chicken Spinach Veggie Wraps

When you’re trying to watch your calories, it’s important to have some low calorie lunches in your recipe repertoire.  This recipe is low cal and it’s packed with some nutrient-rich vegetables to give you some vitamins, and over-all good-for-you-stuff.  TheRead more…

Organizing a Kid-Friendly Fridge

Independence in the kitchen is an important part of children’s social and emotional development, but it can be stressful to relinquish control over your food preparation and storage areas. At Modernize, we understand that kitchens are full of potentially dangerousRead more…

Basil Lemonade Champagne

Sometimes, experimenting with flavors is a lot of fun.  It can help break you out of a boring “food routine.”  This cocktail is quick, easy, refreshing, delicious, and it will expand your flavor palate.  The sweet and tart of theRead more…

10 of the Best Things About Autumn

  It appears that autumn is upon us once again.  We were on a walk the other night, and we started talking about some of our favorite things about autumn.  We were having a lovely discussion, and decided that weRead more…

Puff Pastry Apple Tartlet

  I don’t know if you guys ever use puff pastry, but you should consider it.  It’s something that we try to keep in our freezer at all times.  It is probably best for making super fast desserts, but itRead more…

{Philly Cheese Steak Jalapeno Poppers}

  I like jalapeno poppers a lot.  There’s something about the spicy goodness combined with the cool cream cheese that is just really great.  My major problem with most jalapeno poppers is they batter and fry them.  While the crunchRead more…

{Les Mis: The Popcorn of Angry Men} (Spicy Herb Popcorn)

I am so fricken excited to share this recipe with you today that I can’t hardly stand it!  Jeff and I recently watched Les Miserables again, and we are still in awe of what an amazing movie/musical it is.  ThisRead more…

Mini No Bake Oatmeal Cookies

These mini no bake cookies are both addicting and adorable.  Because everything small is adorable, right?  I have an unhealthy love for these no bake cookies.  They are peanut buttery, chocolaty, and oatmeally.  The texture of the chewy oatmeal andRead more…