Slow Cooker Marinara Sauce

I have a serious problem with my tomato garden, too many tomatoes!! I have yet to convince my husband to stalk the plants instead of just caging them, so every year they fall over. I can almost live with it, except that the tomatoes blemish easily because of getting to much water, or more so,… [read more]


Chilled Chickpea Soup

I think now would be the perfect time to share one last really summery recipe, with this Chilled Chickpea Soup. Great for hot days, the pureed chickpeas make this a filling soup that won’t leave you hungry!   This really isn’t the last summery recipe since I have tons of fresh produce to use, but… [read more]


Bacon Gouda Stuffed Bell Peppers

  #BaconMonth is coming to an end. No more bacon recipes. Ever. How sad. Just kidding! Of course there will be bacon recipes, just not twice a week. Haha! Bacon Month has been hosted by the amazing Julie of White Lights on Wednesday with a new bacon focused cookbook giveaway each week. The final giveaway is… [read more]

Huevos Rancheros with Bacon Tortillas

Huevos Rancheros with Bacon Tortillas

Welcome to the last week of #BaconMonth! I hope you found some great new recipes this month thanks to Julie at White Lights On Wednesday.  I have to say I’m particularly fond of this one. I love sunny side up eggs, and Mexican foods! I adapted this recipe from one I found in the September… [read more]

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Slow Cooker Broccoli Au Gratin

I was invited to guest post on my friend Christina’s blog, It’s A Keeper, for her Slow Cooker Summer Series!     With all the produce I’ve been getting from my CSA, I decided I should try Broccoli Au Gratin, but I couldn’t find one single recipe for it made in the slow cooker anywhere.… [read more]

Spicy Shrimp and Bacon Casserole

Spicy Shrimp and Bacon Casserole

  Oh my gosh! #BaconMonth is almost over, my daughter starts Kindergarten in two days, and summer is pretty much over! How did that happen? If you’ve been as busy as I have and missed hearing about Bacon Month hosted by Julie from White Lights on Wednesday, 1. That’s a tragedy. 2. You still have… [read more]


Ultimate Grilled Bacon Tuna Sandwich

Disclamier: Bumble Bee supplied me with product and compensation for this post. The recipe and my opinions are my own. The last few days before school starts are upon us, and of course I have 6 million and one things to do! I know that won’t change once school starts either, things for us and… [read more]


Bacon Cream Cheese Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

  Welcome back to #BaconMonth hosted by Julie from White Lights on Wednesday. All month of August long a fabulous group of foodies are sharing recipes focusing on bacon, which if you haven’t figured it out by now is one of my favorite foods, and giving away cookbooks focusing that very food! I could bet… [read more]