Monday, August 27, 2012

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

These sandwiches are easy to whip up and taste great.  Treat yourself to a tasty snack on a lazy afternoon.

Yield: 2 Servings

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Peach Blueberry Pie

The spices provide a good counter to the sweetness of the fruit --  a great taste for a warm summer evening.

Yield: 8 servings

Monday, August 13, 2012

Cinnamon-Raisin Bread

This is just as easy to make as regular bread and will give it some extra flavor and texture.

Yield: 2 loaves

Monday, August 6, 2012

Chicken Gnocchi Alfredo Soup

This soup has amazing flavor.  I found it to be better than dinner itself and will definitely make it again.

Yield: 5 servings

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes with Peppers, Onions, & Mushrooms

I had some leftover blue cheese in the fridge and needed to find a use for it.  I started wondering if there was a way to combine it with potatoes.  Turns out there is, and it tastes way better than traditional mashed potatoes.

Yield: 6 servings

Monday, July 30, 2012

Rice Pudding

My father would make this family recipe as a treat for breakfast on the weekends.  In retrospect, it's more of a dessert than breakfast, but maybe that's why it was such a treat.

Yield: 10 servings

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Watermelon Salad

I never would have guessed that watermelon and red onion go together so well.  It's amazing how much the watermelon takes on the onion's flavor.  All around, this is a great summer-time dish.

Yield: 6 servings

Monday, July 23, 2012

Peanut Butter Fudge

I don't know if this technically counts as fudge since there's no chocolate, but it's definitely good.  Try not to eat too much.

Yield: 81 pieces

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Sesame Squares

Good candy should be like art.  More than just tasting good, it should look great.  This fits the bill perfectly by looking stylish and tasting even better.

Yield: 81 pieces


Monday, July 16, 2012

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Chili Pork Chops

These chops are very moist and tender.  As it is, they aren't too spicy; you can spice them up more if you like a lot of kick in your chili.

Yield: 6 servings

Monday, July 9, 2012

Pepper & Cheese Cornbread

I love cornbread, and sometimes you need to spice it up a bit with something beyond just plain cornmeal.  This has a lot of flavor and texture, making it a great alternative to traditional cornbread.

Yield: 12 servings

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Cookies & Cream Cheesecakes

These little cheesecakes are a great single-serving snack.  For when you want full cheesecake flavor in a small snack size.

Yield: 30

Wednesday, July 4, 2012