Baked Chicken Firecrackers

These Chicken Firecrackers make for a great game-day appetizer or a quick after-school snack for the kiddos. They remind me a lot of Southwestern Eggrolls, but they are easier AND they are baked! If you are making these as an appetizer you can cut them in half or in thirds to make for easier eating … [Read more...]

How to make Spam Musubi

OK, I know what you are thinking right now…“What the heck is Musubi” (and maybe the next thing you are thinking is “EW.. SPAM!?”)?  Am I right? The only people who might know what this is are those of you visiting this site from Hawaii or another pacific island (I’m sure you know exactly what … [Read more...]

Our Version of Taco Time Crisp Bean Burritos

These crisp bean burritos are a great finger-food– perfect for lunches or a quick snack. They remind me of little bean and cheese Chimichangas. Growing up, we were within walking-distance to Taco Time.. in fact.. it was really the only fast-food type restaurant within walking distance for us. I remember being really young and biking … [Read more...]

Two Minute Thai Peanut Noodles

Way back to I was in college (yikes, when I say it like that it makes me feel really old..) I made these Thai peanut noodles on a regular basis. I actually got the recipe from my husband back when we were “just friends”, a couple years before we were married. He came over to … [Read more...]

Grown Up Margherita Grilled Cheese Sandwich

With April being Grilled Cheese month, I decided that we really needed to re-visit our delicious Grown Up Margherita Grilled Cheese Sandwich!  Simply put, these grown-up grilled cheese sandwiches are amazing!  I think I had this for lunch for four days in a row.  The combination of the sourdough, mozzarella, pesto, and balsamic is so good. … [Read more...]

Crock Pot Chicken Chili

This Crock Pot Chicken Chili Recipe is one of our very favorite comfort food recipes! It is so nice on a COLD day!! You can make this chili as hot or as mild as you want.. it really depends on how spicy the salsa is that you buy. If you know us, we like it … [Read more...]

Shrimp Pasta Salad

I love SHRIMP!  I love LEMON!  I love DILL!  Put them all together with a few extra ingredients and you get this fresh and tasty Shrimp Pasta Salad.  I tried a recipe similar to this at a Pampered Chef party several years ago and I loved it.  I have been craving shrimp and so I … [Read more...]

Gourmet Steak Sandwiches

I came up with these yummy steak sandwiches for something different to do with our leftover delicious steaks RECIPE HERE.  These tasted amazing, how can you go wrong with balsamic sautéed red peppers, gorgonzola cheese crumbles, and creamy pesto mayo?  The only thing I feel bad about now is that I only had enough leftover … [Read more...]