Almost There {Recipe: One Pot Sausage and Bush’s Beans Ragout}

One Pot Sausage and Bean Ragout

My goal was to have a brand spanking new Dine & Dish to show you this week, but it’s not happening quite yet. Soon…very soon. I told myself I wasn’t going to post again until the new design was live, but I can’t do that to you! I can’t keep this delicious, comforting, one pot…

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Sam’s Club Simply Delicious Meal Challenge {Recipe: Asian Style Pork Loin}

Asian Pork Loin

My fourth child… the cute yet drives me up the wall one…has made me hate grocery shopping. In fact, I pretty much can’t stand going out in public with her. She’s my fit thrower. My “I don’t want to be in a cart… I want to walk”, independent, opinionated, challenging, one. Love her dearly, but…

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Hass Avocado Recipe Contest {Recipe: Beef Tostadas}

Beef Tostada Recipe

This post brought to you by Hass Avocado Board featuring Hass Avocados. All opinions are 100% mine. We’re kind of a fan of the avocado around our house. Avocado’s are one of those things that just seem to “ooomph” up an ordinary recipe, don’t you agree? A chicken sandwich sounds much more appealing when you…

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The Gift of Time {Recipe: Lemon Pepper Shrimp Over Pasta}

Lemon Pepper Shrimp Pasta Recipe

I’ve been thinking a lot about time lately… lack of it, its speed and the meaning behind it. We have 4 weeks of summer remaining. I should be looking forward to those four weeks, anticipating the fun that we can have together, but instead I’ve been looking back, full of regret for the things we…

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A Pasta Discovery {Recipe: Rustic Baked Rigatoni}

Rigatoni Chicken Pasta

I know… I know… stop talking about the darn homemade pasta, right? I’m sorry! I just can’t help it. When I made homemade pasta for the first time last week, it was kind of a moment for me. I looked back at my Hamburger Helper days many moons ago and marveled at how far I…

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Soup-a-Palooza Love and Giveaway Winners

Wow! That’s what Cheryl and I had to say as we were watching over 230 soup recipes roll in for Soup-a-Palooza! Thank you all so much for participating. For once, I’m glad that the weather is staying on the chilly side a bit longer so that soup weather is extended. There are so many new…

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Making Homemade Fresh Pasta Noodles

Fun Pasta

Several months ago, my husband gave me the gift of a KitchenAid pasta maker attachment. To be honest with you, I was excited, but a little intimidated. I’m not sure why, but making your own pasta just seemed like it would be quite the process. I’ve made my moms homemade egg noodles for her delicious…

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Soup-a-Palooza Link Up and Giveaways

Roasted Corn Soup

Cheryl from TidyMom and I have been anxiously awaiting this day…Soup-a-Palooza is finally here and we want to invite you to share some of your favorite soup recipes with us! The soup recipe I chose to make for Soup-a-Palooza came from the Tobasco website. I adapted it it quite a bit and really love the…

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