Honey Dijon Pork Chops with Noodles

  I have a crew of taste testers who say yay or nay to posting recipes. (Actually, I usually know if I’ve hit a winner by how much is scarfed down.) After a plain pork chop dinner, I usually have leftovers.  Well, this recipe is far from plain, it has a lot of flavor, and they always lick … [Read more…]

Easy French Bread Pizza

We are all about pizza in this house. Sometimes you just need to speed things up a bit, and that’s when you turn to this recipe.  When cheese and bread unite, it’s an awesome, mouth-watering combination.  I feel like a artist with a canvas when I assemble pizza creations.  What’s remarkable about this little recipe is you secretly spice … [Read more…]

Monster Cookie Bars

Who can resist sugar, peanut butter, chocolate chips, and M&Ms?  It’s a combo to drool over.  And hey,  no flour is required in this recipe.  Healthy?, you say.   They contain a healthy serving of oatmeal…so between you and me, let’s call them healthy, as we scarf down these sugar wonders!  They are so simple to make everything is mixed in one bowl, … [Read more…]

Classic Baked Ziti

Guess you figured out we love our pasta!  Every time I ask the family what they want for dinner…I usually get a list of Italian dishes that includes Baked Ziti. I’ve experimented with many different variations, but I’ve got to say, I like this classic version.  Sometimes I spice it up with little extra toppings.  I’ve been know … [Read more…]

Roasted Chicken Sausage with Potatoes and Vegetables

My husband has been awaiting this post. What’s so remarkable is, not the ingredients, but  the technique of cooking. It’s the technique that provides the awesome flavor. Usually I think a recipe is all about the spices or ingredients, but in this case, it’s the roasting that provides such an easy, flavorful meal.  The key is a high blast of heat to … [Read more…]

Rustic Tortellini Sausage Soup

This is a quick to make soup and chocked full of tasty ingredients that makes it warm and inviting.  I must say, I love rustic stuff.   My husband can vouch for me as I’ve packed the garage full of rustic items.  I guess its the mix of simplicity combined with good quality materials that appeals to me.  I’m … [Read more…]