I love the combo of a little heat and a little sweet in this Sweet and Spicy Chicken. It’s also made in one pan which makes it even better! This week on Instagram I shared a behind the scenes photo of my kitchen. I’m neck deep into cookbook recipe testing and so most days I usually have 3 slow cookers going at once and the kitchen is a disaster. I’m a messy cook. You would think with all the food being cooked each day that there would always be [Continue Reading…]
Fudgy Chocolate Walnut Pie is the perfect combo of a brownie and a pie all in one! This post is sponsored by the California Walnut Board but all opinions are my own. Are there certain foods that when you cook with them or eat them they remind of you a certain person? I am that way with walnuts. They always remind me of my Grandpa Schenck. We lived in Wisconsin growing up and every summer we would take the train out to California to spend a month or so with [Continue Reading…]
Blackberry and Balsamic Pizza may be a slightly unusual combination but it is a delicious one! Thank you to Safeway and Albertsons for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. Last week I was invited to Chicago by Albertsons and Safeways to learn more about their O Organics® line of products. I grew up just north of Chicago so it was fun to head back to the midwest and of course the first thing on my agenda was getting myself some Chicago style pizza! Thanks to my friend Landeelu for going [Continue Reading…]
Welcome to another week of delicious ideas to add to your weekly meal plan. ( Your hostesses for this week are: Time to get cooking!
It’s time for another Recommended Reads, a list of what I’ve been reading the last three months. As always I love hearing what you have been reading. I make a lot of my “next book” decisions based on your comments and what you recommend. Please leave a comment and let me know what you’ve been reading and loving lately. July Recommended Reads 3.5 Stars A Girl Named Zippy by Haven Kimmel. This is the second time I have read this book. This time it was for book club and I [Continue Reading…]
These bakery style chocolate chip cookies are just like you find in many of your local bakeries. They are big and they are chewy! Whenever we travel I love to check out the local bakeries. It is always at the top of my to do list. Our recent trip to New York City was no exception. I shared several of the bakeries we visited on that trip in this post. No matter what the speciality may be at that bakery, if they have chocolate chip cookies, I always get [Continue Reading…]