Vanilla Sugar Sweet Bread

vanilla sugar bread

“Mama makes hot buns!” is what Eric announced the other night – referring, I’m assuming, to all the yummy, fresh, hot bread I’ve been...

Tortellini Soup

Easy Tortellini Minestrone

This started out as a very simple recipe – just the broth, tomatoes, spinach, and tortellini. I thought it sounded yummy and easy, but...

Panini

Panini with Bell Pepper, Spinach, and Mozzarella

For me, lunch is always the worst meal of the week. I’m home alone with 2 kids, one who in his wildest dreams won’t...

Kale and White Bean Soup with Foccacia,

Kale and White Bean Soup with Foccacia,

Tonight we had soup and bread for dinner. I made the Kale and White Bean Soup that I made for our Christmas dinner, but...

Orange Chocolate Muffins

Orange Chocolate Muffins

No picture of this recipe because that’s just how quick these muffins are gone. I will make a point next time to snap a...

Stir Fry

Stir Fry

This started out as a friend’s recipe that I’ve been wanting to try, but I didn’t have celery so I added red bell pepper...

Veggie Quesadillas

Veggie Quesadillas

Spinach & Mushroom Quesadillas lightly adapted from Martha Stewart Everyday Foods 1 red onion, thinly sliced 8 oz. mushrooms, thinly sliced (2 1/4 c)...

Italian Christmas Feast

Italian Christmas Feast

Merry Christmas! This year I decided it would be fun to have an Italian Feast for our Christmas dinner. We’ve done something different every...

Another Chili Recipe

white bean chicken chili

White Bean Chicken Chili 2 Tbs butter 1 Tbs olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 tsp garlic, minced 32 oz chicken broth 2...

Holiday Fun

This afternoon we had a fun little Christmas activity at our house with Logan and some of his very best friends. We had a...