That’s Nacho Cheese!

Get it? That’s nacho cheese?!


Dark As Sin Chocolate Banana Bread

I have a thing for chocolate. I know I’m not alone. I also have a soft spot in my heart for banana bread. I know there are some who don’t like bananas and aren’t a fan of banana bread. I just have to wonder about those people.


Rustic Chicken Pot Pie

Let me ask you something… Do you like chicken pot pie? I know…what kind of question is that anyway? I just have to make sure you’re paying attention sometimes.


Southwestern Chicken Salad

  There’s just something about a great salad. It’s fast. It’s healthy. It’s simple… 


Chocolate Crumb Cake

So Chocolate Crumb Cake guys. So yum. Not that I’m trying to sabotage your well-meaning resolutions for the new year. But…chocolate. 

Top 10 Posts of 2014

Happy New Year! My first year of blogging is done and I can happily call it a successful experiment. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect but I’ve learned so much and had some really cool experiences because of it. I’ve also learned there are some pretty amazing people who visit my site (hello you!) so… 

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Butternut Squash Pasta

I’m pretty sure Butternut Squash Pasta falls into the category of drool-inducing dishes. I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect when I was cooking it, but it ended up being slightly sweet and a lot of savory and warming and satisfying. Nom-nom-nom to the max! And, like any good parent, I forgot to mention to… 

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Meatless Tacos

One of the things we do more in the summer as a family is to eat more meatless meals. Why? Meat is expensive Meat is warming It’s a wonderful way to eliminate food boredom


Dark Cherry Torte

  When I was younger I think I was fueled by canned cherry pie filling. And maraschino cherries. I’m only a little ashamed to say that I’d eat them by the spoonful. It wasn’t until I was in high school that I actually even ate a realio trulio, fresh cherry. I was obviously hooked by… 

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Grownup Smores with Coffee Marshmallows

Summertime means s’mores at my house (and I assume most other houses with any kids underfoot). I have a confession that would make my kids think I’m crazier than they already think I am–I don’t like s’mores. I mean I sort of do…a little. But for the most part, 1/4 of one is my limit… 

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