5-ingredient Marinated Olives

5-ingredient Marinated Olives

I love olives – all types : green, black, purple – brined or packed in oil – pitted or with pits. I love them. I love them so much that I wanted to make them the star of my graze board rather than an accessory quietly tucked into a corner. That’s where these ‘Easy Extra’ recipe comes in to play!

Fresh 7-Herb Pesto

Fresh 7-Herb Pesto

According to the calendar, we’re nearing the end of summer – and my veggie garden knows it. Tomatoes have almost disappeared, squash left me weeks ago, eggplant is out of production and I’ve used up all my carrots, radishes and onions. But my chard and 

Mid-Summer Garden Roasted Salsa

Mid-Summer Garden Roasted Salsa

This is the salsa that satisfies my gardening spirit and my tastebuds! The subtle flavors of mint and parsley add an unexpected but strangely logical flavor to this salsa – kindly identifying themselves as mid-summer garden troopers. All the while, the roasted, caramelized veggies and the heat from those few hot peppers bring comfort to my deep cravings for salsa.

Sheet Pan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Sheet Pan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

I LOVE a good melty, cheesy grilled cheese sandwich. But, it honestly never fails. I burn at least 1 side of EVERY single grilled cheese sandwich I make. No matter how hard I try – the pan gets hotter faster than I expect and once I flip it over – BOOM! black as a piece of coal (and similar tasting too).
That’s why I think this sheet pan method is so.very.spectacular. Once you see how easy and *burn-proof* this method of grilled cheese making is, this will be your go-to sandwich-making method for sure.

Homemade Tater Tot Casserole

Homemade Tater Tot Casserole

Tater Tot Casserole – it’s my response to the 4,000th time I’ve been asked ‘what’s there to eat?’ And really, it’s an awesome meal solution. It’s easy to make, the ingredients are simple and at hearing the words ‘tater tots’ my kids are over the moon.

Summer 2020 cooking class schedule!

Summer 2020 cooking class schedule!

The new Summer 2020 kid’s cooking class schedule is up! We have a new location (Reclaimed Warehouse in Moore, OK) and are excited for all the fun things we’ll be able to do here.

Gigantic, Fluffy Buttermilk Biscuits

Gigantic, Fluffy Buttermilk Biscuits

It’s no surprise, during this time of pandemic, I’ve been working out my biscuit hand! I’ve shared multiple versions of biscuit recipes – chocolate chip, apple cinnamon and blueberry but it occurred to me – what about the simple, classic traditional buttermilk biscuits?

Tuna Noodle Baked Casserole

Tuna Noodle Baked Casserole

NEW COMFORT FOOD RECIPE – The other day, I was talking to hubby about food. That pretty much happens all of the time, but lately our conversations are a little bit more about how we can use what we have without going to the store. And just like that, I was making Tuna Noodle Bake!

5-Minute Queso

5-Minute Queso

I hope this simple + speedy 5-ingredient Queso recipe brings a little delight to your daily meal plan. We’re all in this together – sending loved and hugs to you all!

Kid’s/Adult Cooking Classes Jan-May 2020

Kid’s/Adult Cooking Classes Jan-May 2020

The schedule for several different cooking classes is up! I am currently teaching out of the international pantry in Norman, Moore Norman Technology Center and private adult classes out of my kitchen loft.

20-Minute Taco Casserole

20-Minute Taco Casserole

Well, this is as easy as it gets – Taco Casserole! The simplicity of this recipe makes it a must try for Taco Night!! This is a ‘one pan meal’ that comes together in 20 minutes – thanks to a short list of handy ingredients and a little multi-tasking.

4-Ingredient Sheet Pan Monterey Chicken

4-Ingredient Sheet Pan Monterey Chicken

There are some days that ‘fast food’ isn’t even fast enough…wouldn’t you agree? Between school and sports and work and home and all the other pressures of life – sometimes, I don’t even have time to drive through a drive-through for dinner.