Lemon & Caper Cream Sauce

Lemon & Caper Cream Sauce

During a typical week, a jar of pasta sauce can be a real life-saver when it comes to dinnertime. I have shared my very most favorite jarred pasta sauce brand previously ((HERE)). As much as I love the tried and true tomato-based pasta sauce, there 

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…

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 

An Okie Girl’s Take on Homemade Spicy Peanut Sauce

An Okie Girl’s Take on Homemade Spicy Peanut Sauce

True confessions: My refrigerator is a messy, messy beast. I have 9 types of mustard ((that is a whole other story)), at least 7 jars of pickles ((spicy pickles are my fave!!)), ketchup, mayo, several salsas, sriracha, wing sauce, olives, pasta sauce, some random leftovers, 

Pretty Purple Pickle Onions

Pretty Purple Pickle Onions

These pickled onions are so easy to make & will certainly add a burst of flavor to any meal. I have my sights on introducing these beauties to some tacos very soon!

Bacon & Swiss Hot Onion Dip (Part 2 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

Bacon & Swiss Hot Onion Dip (Part 2 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

Okay friends, I am going to blast a few recipes out over the next week. There will be very little commentary – not because they are not commentary worthy, but because this momma is full-up with life. These are TOO GOOD to them let slip away into my 

Candied Pepper Bacon

Candied Pepper Bacon

It is the little things in life that often bring the biggest smiles, right? Like flipping the light switch and the room fills with light. Or that first sip of a fresh cup of tea. Or when your little one brings you a rose petal and 

Oven Roasted Autumn Squash with Candied Bacon & Fresh Herbs ((another Sinkology recipe!!))

Oven Roasted Autumn Squash with Candied Bacon & Fresh Herbs ((another Sinkology recipe!!))

I have always loved November, and when I say “loved” in mean LOVED! That constant chill in the air, the perfect balance between days with bright blue skies and gray, dark cloudy skies, an endless string of sweater weather and then there is the food. Those family recipe favorites 

Cheesy Baked Green Chili & Onion Dip

Cheesy Baked Green Chili & Onion Dip

Chances are, if you have been to my home for a shower, birthday, brunch, game day or any holiday — then you have had one of my all-time favorite baked dips “Onion Souffl√©“. I first fell in love with this recipe 17 years ago ((but 

After-School Snack Time!! ((Hot n’ Ready Ham Roll-ups))

After-School Snack Time!! ((Hot n’ Ready Ham Roll-ups))

It is official, school is back in session. I have to admit – for the first time in several years, I am sad summer break is over. We had a great ((and very busy)) summer. The kids attended a few camps, we enjoyed our annual 

Potsticker Party!! ((An Okie Girl’s Take on Potstickers))

Potsticker Party!! ((An Okie Girl’s Take on Potstickers))

One of our favorite people is in town during summer break for just one week and that can only mean one thing! Food and fun — wait, that is two things! Summer brain is a killer, haha! Our Luke is in from Columbia and oh 

Lemon Nectarine Fruit Salad with Fresh Mint

Lemon Nectarine Fruit Salad with Fresh Mint

This simple salad is one of my favorite summer treats and it comes to mind at just the right time! Our summer days are packed with swimming and sweating it seems. And who has the time, energy or desire to slave away in the kitchen??