Honey-Dijon Chicken Tenders with Zucchini Rice

Honey Dijon Chicken Tenders

Rarely a day goes by when I don’t pick up a paintbrush. But instead of mastering fancy landscapes and portraits, I’m preoccupied with the four walls of every room we take on in our house. It’s great fun taking care of our new home,...

Parmesan Herb Garlic Bread

Parmesan Herb Garlic Bread

Blindfold me, spin me around, hell, tie my hands behind my back and I could still make this mouthwatering batch of garlic bread! I’d say I know this recipe better than any, but it’s hardly a recipe. It’s more like five ingredients, ten minutes,...

Citrus Watermelon Martinis

Watermelon Martini Recipe

Lately, I haven’t been able to stop daydreaming about frosty New England falls, big mugs of hot cocoa and fuzzy sweaters! What can I say, I’m a cold weather girl at heart. But, if there’s one thing that can distract me away from my...

Make Your Own Mini Pizzas + Homemade Pizza Dough

Mini Pizza Recipe

One of the best things about knowing how to cook is that you turn whatever’s in your fridge into a fabulous, delicious appetizer for friends and family! With a batch of freshly made pizza dough, mozzarella, sauce, and a few of my favorite toppings,...

Thai Chicken Pizza

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Though I’m itching to really learn how, I hardly ever cook Asian dishes at home. Sure, I’ll whip up a stir fry here and a rice dish there, but I always play it safe. As far as Asian cooking goes, eh, I’ve gotten my...

Texas Peach and Pecan Tart

Easy Peach and Pecan Tart

It may be tough to feel the warm fuzzies for my extra warm home state in the hot summer months, but I do love it here in Texas! What’s not so hot? Frizzy hair in humidity and blood hungry mosquitoes are my only two...

Grilled Pineapple Guacamole

Pineapple Guacamole (2)

If there’s one snack I love in the summertime, it’s a big, mounding bowl of fresh guacamole and a pile of tortilla chips! Add an ice cold margarita, and now we’re talkin’. Add smoky, sweet grilled pineapple chunks to the guacamole and you have...

eTundra fry pans giveaway winner

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It’s time to announce the giveaway winner of last Friday’s great giveaway from eTundra Restaurant Supply!! Valerie @ From Valerie’s Kitchen Congratulations, Valerie, and thank you so much to everyone who took the time to enter and share your delicious favorite stovetop dishes! You...

eTundra Fry Pan Set Giveaway

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This giveaway is now closed. I love making a mess in my kitchen and trying new dishes, but it wouldn’t be nearly as fun as it is without great equipment. For fluffy, light whipped cream you need a good mixer (or strong hands and...

Mini Berry Cheesecakes

Mini Berry Cheesecakes

While I DO have a pretty intense sweet tooth, I don’t need to eat a whole half of a pie, or even a slice, to get my fill. Thanksgiving, Christmas and birthdays being the exception, of course. Bring on the apple pie, tiramisu and...