What’s for Dinner: Homemade Cornbread

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  EDIT 10/26/13:  Hey guys!  I posted an updated and even better version of this recipe recently, and you can find that one right here! Enjoy! Homemade Cornbread A couple of days ago I shared this photo on Twitter, and was immediately bombarded with requests to share the recipe! I wasn’t planning on blogging this,… read more »

31 Days of Halloween #15: Apple Cranberry Streusel Bread

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We made this bread on Sinful Sunday after a beastly hike up Mt. Cammerer last week.  This recipe has “fall” written all over it, and would be perfect for any of the cool weather holidays, even Halloween.  Slice it up and arrange it on a festive tray next to your cauldron of cider or witch’s… read more »

31 Days of Halloween #5: Peanut Butter Vanilla Pie

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Peanut Butter Vanilla No-Bake Pie I had some extra pie crusts left over in the freezer from our chocolate pies a few weeks ago, so I whipped up this cute and easy recipe.  Garnished with candy corn, they’d make a great treat for any Halloween gathering!  I submitted this recipe as a guest post over… read more »

What’s For Dinner – Chicken Cacciatore

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Chicken Cacciatore The word “cacciatore” means “hunter” in Italian.  It refers to a dish prepared “hunter style” with tomatoes, onions, peppers, and wine.  This version uses balsamic vinegar instead of white wine because, erm, well, it’s all we had in our kitchen at the time!  This is another one of our healthy mid-week meals.  Yum… read more »

Minny’s Mini Chocolate Pie

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The Help is no doubt one of the summer’s biggest blockbusters, and has been dominating the box office sales week after week.  I read the book earlier this summer and thought it was amazing.  I was highly entertained by the movie, though as is usual for me, I thought the book was better.  Regardless, whether… read more »

What’s For Dinner – Fresh Tomato Bruschetta

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    Fresh Tomato Bruschetta It doesn’t get much better than biting into a slice of crisp bruschetta.  As the summer comes to a close and plump, fresh tomatoes become harder to find, we’re taking advantage of the last of the fresh produce while we can.  We whipped these up as an appetizer to our… read more »

Caramel Apple Martini – an “It’s almost Fall” kinda post

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I whipped up this delicious Caramel Apple Martini, trying in vain to encourage fall to hurry the heck up and get here!  I contributed the recipe as a guest post on the Pig of the Month food blog, and  you can read all about how to make this delicious drink at home by clicking right… read more »

What’s For Dinner – Sinful Sunday #5!

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After hiking the Little Bottoms trail to Abrams Falls, we were ready for some serious Sinful Sunday action.  Fajitas!   I know, didn’t I just post a recipe for faux-jitas just a few days ago?  Well, that one is all healthy and good for you, and this one is uh… not. There’s not a whole… read more »

Peanut Butter Dog Treats

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Peanut Butter Dog Treats As much as we love working in the kitchen, we sometimes forget that there are others besides the two of us that we can cook for – our pups!  I made these for Dexter & Dewey over the holiday weekend, and I’m convinced they now think I’m the most wonderful person… read more »