Easy Cornbread Recipe, Revised

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Everyone needs a good recipe for cornbread in their arsenal.  I first posted this recipe two years ago (wow, it was two years ago exactly, how weird is that?) as a last minute addition, hence the iPhone photo on the first post.  I shared that photo on Twitter and was immediately covered in requests to… read more »

Cooking Pinto Beans

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A hearty pot of beans is so deliciously simple, and cooking pinto beans is a basic cooking skill that I think everyone should have!  Beans are tasty, filling, comfortable, simple to prepare, and insanely budget friendly.  Pinto beans are also versatile when it comes to serving them.  They can take the backseat as a side… read more »

Five Halloween Snack Mixes

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Having a snack mix around on Halloween night is a great way to have something festive to snack on without diving into the candy bowl reserved for all of the cute trick-or-treaters!  I love snack mixes… anytime, anywhere, and for any holiday.  There are so many different variations, and what’s cool about them is that… read more »

How to make Key Lime Pie

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Only one blog post this week?  Sheesh – and I call myself a blogger!  We’ve had company from Matt’s parents this week so I haven’t had time to take photos and prepare posts.  I did, however, make this pie last night and thought I would share it with all of you!

Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

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I have to start this post by saying that it is not easy to take an appetizing photo of chicken and dumplings.  You’ll just have to take my word that this is my favorite way to make them!

Fall Dinner Party Ideas

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I’m totally drinking the fall Kool-Aid, you guys.  I can’t help myself.  I’m just so darn excited about the leaves exploding with color, crisp nights, Halloween (my favorite holiday EVER), and of course, all of the fun food items that come into season this time of year!  Even though I currently have no reason to… read more »

Spiced Apple Cinnamon Bread

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I don’t know about you guys, but the last several days we have been enjoying the most incredible weather!  It’s been comfortably cool with very little humidity and a light breeze – absolutely wonderful.  Of course with weather like that, I started thinking about fall!  We try to have a little fun with our dinners… read more »

10 Mouth-Watering S’mores Recipes

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I know s’mores are typically thought of as a summery treat, but I think they are just as relevant for fall.  I’d much rather huddle around a crackling  fire when the air is crisp as opposed to a balmy summer evening, wouldn’t you?  So for all of you fall campers out there, I’ve put together… read more »

Simple Meatloaf with Spicy Glaze

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Matt and I have been working tirelessly on a DIY overhaul of our bedroom, so when Sunday evening rolled around, we were ready for some comfort food.  Sunday night is our “TV night”.  The festivities get started at 9PM when we settle in for the next panic attack-inducing episode of Breaking Bad, which has got… read more »