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Meyer Lemon and Garlic Roasted Green Beans

Our family recently took a vacation to Los Angeles, and while we were there, we discovered Meyer lemons.  If you are from Southern California, these might not be news to you.  But here in Arkansas,… Read more »

April 29, 2014 | Sides

Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti Squash

Let’s talk for a moment about spaghetti squash, shall we?  It does, in fact, look like spaghetti when it’s cooked.  But no one in my house was fooled into thinking it was pasta.   In… Read more »

April 6, 2014 | Sides

Pan Seared Cod with Mexican Quinoa

This Pan Seared Cod with Mexican Quinoa is inspired by my favorite fish tacos we had in San Diego last summer.  I think I dream about them sometimes, but if you’re like me, you’re trying… Read more »

January 12, 2014 | Main Dishes, Sides

One Pot Homemade Mac and Cheese

When I read this recipe I thought it was too good to be true.  One pot for creamy mac and cheese?   No roux?  No whisking? Only one cup of cheese?  No way.  But guess… Read more »

December 2, 2013 | Main Dishes, Sides

Roasted Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Smooth, creamy mashed potatoes are so 1974, aren’t they?  I mean, who has the energy to peel potatoes?? I surely don’t.  Call them “smashed” and you can get away with chunky, unpeeled potatoes. I, personally,… Read more »

November 21, 2013 | Sides

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

Slow Cooker Purple Hull Peas

Purple Hull Peas.  Along with okra, they scream SUMMER to me.  And the kids like them, go figure!   By the way, they are called Purple Hull because the pods are purple. So pretty.  … Read more »

August 6, 2013 | Sides

Lazy Mushroom Risotto

So I got a gorgeous Le Creuset French Oven in the mail a few months ago, and after I jumped up and down like a little girl, I got right to cooking! I mean, this… Read more »

July 25, 2013 | Main Dishes, Sides
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Herbed Potato and Summer Squash Torte

I’m so glad summer is almost here.  Yes, I like the warmer weather, but  what I’m really looking forward to is fresh fruits and veggies.  Our local Farmer’s Market just opened for the season and… Read more »

April 11, 2013 | Main Dishes, Sides

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries and Goat Cheese

If you think you don’t like Brussels sprouts, try this recipe.      

March 6, 2013 | Sides