Soups

Now that you have thoroughly enjoyed your Easter weekend and filled your bellies to the brim, whatcha gunna do with all that leftover ham? I mean, besides the typical ham and cheese sandwich? That’ll get old after the second day. I advocate this deliciously simple ham, spinach, and cannellini bean soup! I like it because

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Seafood

Back in November, my fisherman brother-in-law sent me home with 25 pounds of fresh seafood he caught off the California coast. This stash included King crab, tuna, lingcod, salmon, trout, and several more varieties. He knows how much Dan and I miss the seafood of our home state, so he wrapped up a cooler special

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Chicken Dishes

In the summer I like to cook things that highlight the produce of the season. But I also like quick, healthy dishes that won’t leave me sweating in the kitchen for more than an hour! This one-pan apricot sage chicken is a perfect combo of the two because it uses locally canned jam and fresh

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Crockpot Meals

Have you been to Chipotle? Have you ever ordered their barbacoa meat? If you have and you love it like I do, this Crockpot Chipotle Barbacoa Recipe is for you! If not, this recipe is still for you because you are going to love the exotic and rich flavors. A couple years ago when I

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Side Dishes

Roasted asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables to make because of how quick and brainless it is. I mean, who doesn’t like a perfectly seasoned side dish in 10 minutes? I serve this roasted asparagus with a variety of main courses and sometimes even toss it into more robust salads. Let me show you

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Special Occasion Recipes

There is such a thing as Mom-food. How do I know this? Because I am a mom. Mom food is multi-faceted and full of variety. It includes everything from salads to spaghetti sauce, from cinnamon rolls to chocolate. But in my book all Mom-food must meet 3 necessary requirements: 1) Be delicious. Like so delicious

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Crockpot Meals

This Mongolian Beef just came out of my slow cooker, and boy let me tell you, I’m in love! I’ve made many a Mongolian beef recipe in the past and the steak is often tough, chewy, and flavorless. Y’all KNOW how I love my Crockpot, so I decided to try flank steak in the slow

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Crockpot Meals

  The best kinds of dinners are the kind that you can eat in a variety of ways. That’s exactly the beauty of this Crockpot Salsa Verde Chicken; there is no right or wrong way to serve it! Put it in a bun, on top of a salad, or in some cheesy nachos…the possibilities are

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