Ham and Pea Soup- Made with a delicious ham stock from a leftover meaty ham bone and frozen peas for vibrate color.

Ham and Pea Soup

Don’t throw away a leftover meaty ham bone! Make Ham and Pea Soup, with delicious ham stock and frozen peas for vibrant color.  The stock can be made ahead of time and frozen for up to 9 month, and so can the soup. With any luck at all, this will be the last winter kind… [read more]

Spicy Turkey Habanero Chili, with the sweetness of crushed tomatoes, healthy vegetables, and cannellini beans, this recipe is for the spice lovers!

Turkey Habanero Chili

Spicy Turkey Habanero Chili, with the sweetness of crushed tomatoes, healthy vegetables, and cannellini beans, this recipe is for the spice lovers! I had been missing chili since we stopped eating red meat (for the most part), and up until this past week this was the winter that wouldn’t quit. I still love the chili recipe… [read more]

Creamy Horseradish Deviled Eggs- simple, creamy deviled eggs made with cream cheese, spicy brown mustard and prepared horseradish.

Creamy Horseradish Deviled Eggs

Did you have a good Easter? I cooked, like I do for all the holidays. Appetizers: Kielbasa, cheese and crackers, and these Creamy Horseradish Deviled Eggs- simple, creamy deviled eggs made with cream cheese, spicy brown mustard and prepared horseradish. You’re going to love these! Dinner was a simple salad with spring mix, grape tomatoes,… [read more]

35 Easy Easter Recipes- This collection has it all, Easter appetizers, entrees, sides, and desserts. Everything you need to plan your Easter dinner!

35+ Easy Easter Recipes

I’m in complete denial that Easter is just one week away! If you’re like me and you waited until the last minute to plan what you’ll be serving, you’ve come to the right place. I’ve got over 35 easy Easter recipes for you to choose from! This recipe collection includes delicious Easter brunch and dinner… [read more]

Crispy Honey Chicken Spring Salad

Crispy Honey Chicken Spring Salad for #SundaySupper

Get ready for Spring with this Crispy Honey Chicken Spring Salad that makes a great light dinner! We are celebrating the beginning of Spring for this week’s #SundaySupper, and sharing some of our favorite recipes of the season. This Spring Fling is being hosted by DB (Foodie Stuntman) of Crazy Foodie Stunts and Valerie of Lifestyle Food Artistry.… [read more]

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Four Cheese Mac and Cheese with Roasted Cauliflower

Four Cheese Mac and Cheese with Roasted Cauliflower

Four Cheese Mac and Cheese with deliciously seasoned roasted cauliflower. Creamy mild cheddar, Cooper Sharp American, Fontina, and a sharp Dubliner with Irish stout highlight this Mac and Cheese that is a hit with kids and adults alike!   I’m taking part in The Crazy Ingredient Challenge today for the first time in a year!… [read more]

Baked Chicken Croquettes

Baked Chicken Croquettes #SundaySupper Retro Food

Let’s go back in time with these Baked Chicken Croquettes and other great old-time recipes for #SundaySupper Retro Food!   I love cooking at old cookbooks, some of the recipes are so different than anything made today! So, of course, I love this weeks Retro Food theme, hosted by Heather from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks.… [read more]

Crab Bisque

Crab Bisque

This quick and easy Crab Bisque recipe can be on your table (or in your mouth!) in under 30 minutes! Read on for this creamy and delicious, lower-fat recipe. Confession, I used canned lump crab in this recipe. Living in Northeast Pennsylvania leaves fresh shellfish nonexistent in the grocery stores, and I hate to admit… [read more]

Baked Penne

Baked Penne

I was provided with a gift kit of Redpack Tomatoes to facilitate this recipe and giveaway. The recipe, photography, and my opinions are my own. Baked ziti (or penne pasta) is a fabulous comfort food, and great for these absolutely freezing winter days we have been having, but it’s usually loaded with calories and fat… [read more]

Bacon and Smoked Paprika and Walnut Wasabi Mini Cheese Balls

Mini Cheese Balls #SundaySupper Red Carpet Party

Serve these Bacon and Smoked Paprika and Walnut Wasabi Mini Cheeseballs at your Red Carpet party (or any party!) and be the star of the show!   Today’s #SundaySupper Red Carpet Party event is hosted by Katie from Ruffles & Truffles, and man, is it delicious! Only the best recipes in the categories of appetizers,… [read more]