Archive for September, 2013

Dinner Swap: Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

My friend, Jaime, made these enchiladas for our dinner swap.  These enchiladas are perfect for a dinner swap because they can go in the freezer for later, or be baked immediately.  They were delicious, and… Read more »

September 30, 2013 | Main Dishes

5 Tips for a Sucessful Dinner Swap

My workout group started a once a month dinner swap last week, and let me tell you, it’s the best thing ever.    Dinner arrived at my doorstep ready to go into the oven, microwave,… Read more »

September 24, 2013 | Miscellaneous

Classic French Dips

My kids have been requesting these sandwiches all weekend, so I happily obliged tonight. The beef takes quite a while to cook, but it’s not hands-on, and the sandwiches come together really quickly.   You… Read more »

September 16, 2013 | Sandwiches

Kent’s Killer Apple Cake (for the Arkansas Women Bloggers)

You want to know what was really fun?  Watching P. Allen Smith try my version of his apple cake.  I hadn’t tried it yet, and I was so worried I might have left something out… Read more »

September 13, 2013 | Desserts

Greek Garbanzo Salad (and fabulous bloggers) at AWBU

It’s been awhile since I’ve been to a blog conference, and I guess I forgot rule #1 of blog conferences: take lots of pictures (it’s most certainly NOT don’t talk about the conference).  Somehow Stephanie,… Read more »

September 12, 2013 | Main Dishes, Soup and Salad

Chipotle and Chili Quinoa Pilaf

This weekend I had the great opportunity to attend the Arkansas Women Bloggers Conference in Little Rock.  I got to hang out with some really cool women, learn a lot, and have fun.  One of… Read more »

September 9, 2013 | Main Dishes, Sides

Lavender Lemonade

It’s too late this year to plant your herb garden, but it’s a great time to plan for the spring.  If you’re new to gardening, visit neighbors’ gardens and see what’s doing well and what’s… Read more »

September 8, 2013 | Snacks & Drinks

Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders

This one is always a winner with the kids.  They are so crispy, and not fried!  The secret to getting them really crispy and brown is to toast the crumbs (that’s CORNFLAKE crumbs!) before coating… Read more »

September 3, 2013 | Main Dishes