Month: February 2016

Spicy Trail Mix

Spicy Trail Mix

Maybe it’s just me, but I seem to find myself in this spot often. One would think being a food blogger would keep me out of this predicament. Nope, I am pretty sure that just makes my flaws more pronounced…

Creamy Chicken Paprika

Creamy Chicken Paprika

  Let’s talk about a pantry staple dream dinner! This oven roasted chicken & veggie dinner is a creation of ((what I consider to be)) pantry essentials. Now, I am aware that my idea of pantry essentials may not line-up with what you consider to […]

Cast-Iron Shrimp :: Food for a Year’s Newest Sinkology Recipe

Cast-Iron Shrimp :: Food for a Year’s Newest Sinkology Recipe

My newest recipe for Sinkology was inspired by my recent trip to Napa & Petaluma. (more…)

Frito Chili Pizza Pie

Frito Chili Pizza Pie

Homemade pizza has become one of my favorite family meals for many reasons. First ((and most importantly)) it tastes SO good. Second, I am just so very tickled that I have figured out at least ONE way to use yeast correctly; am I the only […]

Salted Caramel Cheesecake

Salted Caramel Cheesecake

We recently celebrated Blondie’s 10th birthday & guess what that boy requested for his birthday cake?? ((Well, you probably don’t need to guess, since I gave it away in the title & featured photo…)) So, good job! You are right. He picked cheesecake. Originally, he […]

Cream of Roasted Jalapeño Soup

Cream of Roasted Jalapeño Soup

I first had this soup at one of our favorite local restaurants – Interurban (“IU”). As I examined the menu, I noticed the soup of the day “Cream of Jalapeño Soup” and was instantly curious. Before I tell you all about the soup – let me first tell you where I worked while in college — guess.  (more…)

The EASIEST Homemade Chicken Fajitas — ((so tasty!))

The EASIEST Homemade Chicken Fajitas — ((so tasty!))

I was inspired to make these Oven-Roasted Chicken Fajitas for dinner after watching one of those fast-paced cooking videos. Don’t you just love how easy cooking seems when an entire recipe, beginning to end, is crammed into a 45 second video?!

Mezzi Paccheri with Spring Peas & Candied Bacon

Mezzi Paccheri with Spring Peas & Candied Bacon

About 5 years ago, I found myself in a predicament ((I imagine most moms find themselves in)). Dinnertime was upon us and there I was – AGAIN begging my kids to eat something green. This time the something green was peas. All four were mid-refusals […]

New FFAY recipe @ Sinkology – The PERFECT Super Bowl Snack :: Pizza Roll-ups!

New FFAY recipe @ Sinkology – The PERFECT Super Bowl Snack :: Pizza Roll-ups!

It’s that time of year — yes, the “BIG” game is just around the corner! What is more exciting to you?? The score or the food?! Well, if you are like me – it’s the food ALL.THE.WAY! (more…)

Spicy Oven-Roasted Cauliflower

Spicy Oven-Roasted Cauliflower

One of my favorite ways to make & eat veggies is to oven-roast them! If you have never tasted oven-roasted celery, green onions, green beans, carrots, mushrooms, squash, broccoli, cabbage AND especially cauliflower — you have really missed out on the yummiest way to meet […]


 
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