Butternut Squash Mac ‘n Cheese

Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Keep your meatloaf, mashed potatoes, and bread puddings. In my mind, comfort food begins and ends at mac and cheese. There is just nothin’ better! Now, mind you, the same sentiment isn’t shared with such passion by all tenants of my house… much to...

Candy Corn Cupcakes

Candy Corn Cupcakes

When you spend the entire weekend mulling over whether to be a Spartan cheerleader or Princess Peach, it’s about time to stop telling people you’re “just not into” Halloween. Seriously! For years I’ve been denying how much I really enjoy the day of jack-o-lanterns...

Cheesy Tex-Mex Chicken Pasta Skillet

Cheesy Tex-Mex Chicken Skillet

There’s a whole lotta pasta and chili always going on in this house, so I find myself craving both unreasonably often. So, I hatched a plan to combine the two into one delish dish that’s easy on time and HUGE on flavor! You’re welcome....

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup with Parmesan Crisps

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup with Parmesan Crisps

We’re fresh back from the beautiful Berkshires and six delicious days spent with family and friends. Our days were spent admiring the lovely leaves during long walks, reading by a roaring fire and whipping up giant pots of chili, chowder and soup. And I...

Beef Sliders with Avocado and Chipotle Mayo

Beef Sliders with Avocado and Chipotle Mayo

This weekend, I’ll be crowded in at a cozy Massachusetts lake house with my big family for a big barbecue. I haven’t seen them in almost three years, and it’s due time! Today it’s all about traveling though… We’re bleary eyed, Boston bound and...

Hawaiian Banana Nut Bread

Hawaiian Banana Nut Bread

It really is a great thing to have a handy hubby, I tell ya! A few weeks ago, we had our good friend Anique over for a little tech talk 101, since she was having some computer issues. In return, we got this amazingly...

Homemade Sour Mix

Homemade Sour Mix

Living in Austin, we’re sipping margaritas on the porch well into early winter, so though you may have pumpkin on the brain we’re still thinking “bottoms up!” One of the ways to make a truly knockout margarita, or a slew of other cocktails using...

Baked Pumpkin Donut Holes

Baked Pumpkin Donut Holes

It’s fall, y’all! Tomorrow it’s official – my favorite season begins and I can finally start stowing away my summer essentials. Bring on the sweaters, boots and big mugs of gingerbread spice tea! Ohhh, how I love that stuff. Warms you to the bone....

Roasted Jamaican Jerk Chicken with Mango Salsa

Jamaican Jerk Roasted Chicken Recipe

In my personal life I don’t tend to bore easily, but with my food it’s always a waiting game for the next new thing. Good thing I started a food blog then, right? I’m always full of ideas! I’ve been roasting chickens with butter...

Easy Dinner Rolls

Easy Dinner Rolls

When fall hits around here, so do a whole mess of soups, stews and slow roasted, melt-in-your-mouth meats with hearty vegetables. But along with a brown sugar glazed pork loin or broccoli-cheddar soup, you can bet your buns there will be dinner rolls on...