mexdip1

Chile con Queso

Chile con Queso is a part of Tex-Mex and Southwestern cuisine taken from Northern Mexico, and is a smooth, creamy sauce, used for dipping, that is made from a...

redpepperpesto

Spaghetti With Roasted Pepper Sauce

I love pasta of any description as long as it is cooked properly. There is nothing worse than a mushy bowl of pasta, and no matter how wonderful the...

farrofennel2

Farro Salad With Fennel & Edamame

We eat a variety of healthy grains in our home, but one of our favorites is an ancient grain I discovered while we were living in Umbria called farro....

pestopastasalad-1

Spaghetti With Pesto & Tomato Salad

I could eat pasta every day and never tire of it and love that so many pasta dishes can be put together so quickly such as this one. This...

summersquashmix

Summer Squash Saute

This pretty dish was created after I once again bought too many squash at my local green grocery. I find at the end of summer when fresh seasonal vegetables...

beans1

Green Beans With Peppers

There are many vegetables that are available year round, but green beans are one vegetable that always seems to be available fresh in our stores, is very versatile and...

Parm-Chicken-Meatloaf

Parmesan Chicken Meatloaf

On Pinterest, I stumbled upon a Chicken Parmesan Meatloaf, an original Joelen’s recipe, from her blog What’s Cookin’ Chicago. I was intrigued as despite several attempts at making meatloaf,...

oatbread2

Oatmeal Cinnamon Apple Quick Bread

I am always looking for easy, rustic quick breads or cakes that come together easily, taste great and have some good nutritional value. I am slowly finding though, that...