Chicken Piccata – Recipe

Chicken Piccata – Recipe

Yummy! I love classic dishes and Chicken Piccata (or Veal Piccata) is one of them. There is a bit of variation, but tonight I used thin sliced Sanderson Farms chicken breasts (disclosure: I am being compensated by Sanderson Farms, opinions are my own) and the pan sauce has chicken stock (or you could use white wine), lemon, a bit of butter, … Continue Reading →
Carved Halloween Mummy Watermelon

Carved Halloween Mummy Watermelon

So everyone carves pumpkins for Halloween but why not switch things up this year and try carving a watermelon for Halloween? After crafting your watermelon into an artful mummy, take advantage of the healthy, immune-system supporting qualities of the lycopene leader among fresh produce. At 92 percent water, as well as an excellent source of vitamins A and C, watermelon … Continue Reading →
National Cookie Month – Infographic

National Cookie Month – Infographic

Did you know that October is National Cookie Month? How great is that, an entire month to celebrate cookies of all kinds! This is actually a great time to gather recipes and maybe practice the cookies you will make for the holiday season coming up. I do actually love cookies even tho I do not eat many of them. When … Continue Reading →
Pulled Pork Pasta Recipe

Pulled Pork Pasta Recipe

I love watching Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives on Food Network. The other day I was watching and one of the restaurants they featured, Highway 61 Roadhouse, shared their BBQ Spaghetti. This restaurant is actually here in St. Louis but I had not heard of it. The rest of the menu looks amazing too so my family and I will be … Continue Reading →
Bravo Cucina Italiana 2-Course Dinner Menu Review

Bravo Cucina Italiana 2-Course Dinner Menu Review

Sunday evening Hubby and I were invited to try out the latest menu specials at Bravo Cucina Italiana Restaurant. Disclosure – this means our meal was free, but these opinions are my own. They are offering a 2-course meal starting at just $12.99 which includes your choice of salad and an entree. That is a really good price in  my … Continue Reading →
National Filet Mignon Day – Recipe and Infographic

National Filet Mignon Day – Recipe and Infographic

Today is National Filet Mignon Day! Celebrate with a nice juice steak like this recipe for Filet Mignon with Herb Butter Sauce and Mushrooms. The filet is one of the most tender cuts of beef and very flavorful, it is also quite lean. The filet is often sold already wrapped with a strip of bacon, this adds fat and flavor … Continue Reading →
Tropical Mango Guacamole Recipe

Tropical Mango Guacamole Recipe

  If you have never made homemade guacamole, don’t worry. I promise you it is not hard to do! It just requires a bit of chopping and such on your part and you will be amazed at the flavor you get. Today I’m sharing a recipe for Tropical Mango Guacamole which you can eat with tortilla chips or use to … Continue Reading →
Baked Mostaccioli and a Copper Chef Giveaway

Baked Mostaccioli and a Copper Chef Giveaway

Who doesn’t love oven baked pasta with lots of ooey gooey cheese on top? This is one of Hubby and T’s (he still isn’t here, but he loves it) favorite meals. What was great about making it this time is that I only used two pots. One was to boil the pasta, everything else I did right in the Copper … Continue Reading →
Chicken Bento Box (lunch box) Ideas for Back to School

Chicken Bento Box (lunch box) Ideas for Back to School

Chicken is a favorite food for most kids and the great thing is that it can be eaten cold which means it is perfect for kids lunches. I’m working with Sanderson Farms right now (disclosure – I am being compensated) and they asked me to come up with some bento box type lunches for the back-to-school season. Sanderson Farms was started … Continue Reading →