Cooking, Baking & Cocktail Shaking

April Foodie Pen Pals

April Foodie Pen Pals

This month was my first time participating in the Foodie Pen Pals program. I loved my first experience. It was so much fun. It was like having Christmas in April. And, I love presents, so I was supper giddy when I received my foodie package in the mail. I was like a little kid,...

Meatball Subs ~ #SundaySupper

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Meatballs, anyone? I decided to use the leftover marinara sauce from the chicken parmesan I made last Sunday to make meatball subs for #SundaySupper this week. I’m known for my meatballs. It took me a couple of years to get the recipe just right. They have a lovely depth of flavor, and they are...

Some-Like-It-Hot Stuffed Jalapeños

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Holy hot fire, these stuffed jalapeños are good. I’m not lying. I pounded down 15 of these spicy green gems the other night. That’s right. I said it.  FIFTEEN! I’m surprised my stomach wasn’t a burning hole of fire the next day. I love spicy food! Like, sweat-while-you-eat spicy. That’s probably why I adore...

Coffee Break Muffins

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Does anyone else struggle to get themselves out of bed on a Monday morning, or is it just me? I don’t know about you, but Mondays are rough for me. What? The weekend is over already, but it just got here. I’m a bit scary in the morning. You don’t want to mess with...

Simple Chicken Parmesan ~ #SundaySupper

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Happy Sunday! You know what Sunday means. That’s right, it means it’s time for #SundaySupper. My friend Isabel over at Family Foodie is on a mission to bring back Sunday supper around the family table. I believe in Isabel’s mission whole heartedly. It’s important to slow down and enjoy the little things in life....

Strawberry Lemon Yogurt Muffins

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I made a last minute decision to make muffins. They literally came out of the oven 20 minutes ago. I was perusing some of my favorite food blogs the other day, and I came across this recipe for strawberry yogurt muffins by bakerstreet. They looked amazing, so I had to make them. I’m glad...

Chicken Pot Pie ~ #SundaySupper

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I know today isn’t Sunday, but after cooking, cleaning, and cycling yesterday, I was too tired to post my #SundaySupper recipe. So, I’m posting it today. I made chicken pot pie. I believe chicken pot pie can be categorized as comfort food. It’s the type of dish that makes you feel warm inside. The...

Quick Pickled Salad

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My girlfriend and I went to P.F. Chang’s for lunch today. It was tasty. I haven’t been there in so long that I forgot how much I enjoy their food. I ordered the pepper steak, and it was delicious. The part I liked most about the dish was the small salad that accompanied it....

Chipotle Turkey Burgers

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Let me just start by saying that I have a new love in my life. I found a new grocery store today, and I think I’m smitten. This store is amazing. It’s called The Fresh Market, and the name says it all. As soon as I walked into the store, I knew we were...