Profile of a Kansas Pork Farmer {Recipe: Pork Chop and Cajun Sausage Picante}

Pork Chop and Cajun Sausage Picante from Dine & Dish www.dineanddish.net

Farmers are hard working folks. One of the benefits of living in “the heartland” is getting the opportunity to really know and understand how difficult the job of farming can be. I’m married to a man who grew up on a farm, and can tell you that every farmer I know has the most incredible…

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It’s a Wrap {Recipe: Buffalo Chicken and Black Bean Wrap}

Buffalo Chicken Burrito

Swanson’s chicken challenged me to create a recipe to solve the 5 o’clock dinner dilemma. My biggest challenge with dinnertime is to remember to set out the meat from the freezer. Nine times out of ten I have a plan, but if that plan requires simply removing the meat from the freezer, my mama brain…

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Tips for Simplifying the Holidays with Pepperidge Farm

rolls

If you’ll remember back to a post last week, I shared that this year is a bit crazy in that we are hosting three holiday meals in our home! With one week until Christmas, I know that many of you are like me and are really starting to feel the last minute “crunch” that comes…

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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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Pepperidge Farm Holiday Worthy Meals Challenge

artisan rolls

I am going to be cooking / hosting three Christmas dinner parties this month. THREE! It didn’t seem quite so insane until I actually just wrote that out. I love entertaining, especially during the holidays, but I also know how crazy busy this time of year is.  No matter what, I always allow myself to…

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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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FRESCHETTA® Simply Inspired Pizza Giveaway

Pizza

This post brought to you by FRESCHETTA®. All opinions are 100% mine. We are lucky enough to live in a neighborhood with wonderful options for pizza all around. In fact, we used to venture out every Friday night to enjoy a pizza at one of the local pizzeria’s. Four kids, crowds and cutting back on…

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