Cinnamon Mulled Sangria Plus Outdoor Entertaining Tips for Fall

Cinnamon Mulled Sangria Plus Outdoor Entertaining Tips for Fall

The weather is turning chilly but the outdoors are still bright, crisp and full of fabulous colors so you sit back outside, wrapped cozily in your favorite fall sweater, and enjoy a nice warm mug of Cinnamon Mulled Sangria with friends. How nice is that scene? Well, you can do it! This recipe for Cinnamon Mulled Sangria is a perfect blend of hot apple cider and fruity sangria wine. Plus … Continue Reading →
Easy Chicken Pozole Soup

Easy Chicken Pozole Soup

Pozole, which means hominy, is an amazing soup from Mexico. Pronounced pa-sol-eh. This is not an authentic recipe, but rather my version of an easy homemade pozole. I’m not Mexican, but I love the flavors of Mexican foods so much and I love soup so I had been wanting to make this for quite some time. I have seen pozole made on cooking shows over the years and it always … Continue Reading →
Pork Tenderloin Cutlets with Mushroom Balsamic Caper Sauce

Pork Tenderloin Cutlets with Mushroom Balsamic Caper Sauce

This dinner, Pork Tenderloin Cutlets with Mushroom Balsamic Caper Sauce, was a throw together with what I had on hand. I know we all have different ingredients on hand but it shows that you really can do a lot with whatever you have. There are a few basic ingredients that may, or may not, be staples for you that I want to focus on today. Pork Tenderloin I tend to … Continue Reading →
Fresh Veggie Frittata – Easy, Healthy, Delicious!

Fresh Veggie Frittata – Easy, Healthy, Delicious!

Eggs are such a versatile ingredient and they are inexpensive. A frittata is an egg-based Italian dish and perfect for dinner, brunch, breakfast, or lunch. Frittatas are pretty much a large omelette or crustless quiche. You can add any kinds of ingredients you want to them to suit what you have on hand, what is in season and what your family likes. This is a super easy dish which is … Continue Reading →
Vodka Ginger Lemonade

Vodka Ginger Lemonade

Thirsty? How about a nice tall glass of Vodka Ginger Lemonade? Ahh, refreshing! While summer is officially over there are still lots of warm days and picnics happening in my neck of the woods. This is an easy recipe to make whenever you are having company. The ginger is a really nice zing of flavor added to the lemonade. Fresh ginger root can be found in most produce departments these … Continue Reading →
Nutty Blueberry Quinoa Oatmeal Recipe – Delicious and Packed with Protein!

Nutty Blueberry Quinoa Oatmeal Recipe – Delicious and Packed with Protein!

How good does Nutty Blueberry Quinoa Oatmeal sound? A perfect breakfast for those cool mornings headed our way. Just imagine holding on to that warm bowl of creamy oatmeal and the comforting, rich scent of cinnamon plus with the burst of brightness from the blueberries and the extra crunch of nutty pecans. Mixing in quinoa with the oatmeal only changes the texture a bit so even the pickiest of eaters … Continue Reading →
Sunday Suppers Cookbook Review

Sunday Suppers Cookbook Review

The idea of a Sunday supper with your family and friends is always comforting. It does not matter if it actually happens on a Sunday either. For my family these meals happened on Monday evenings. My grandma cooked up comfort food every single week for all of us and I loved not only the food but also the time spent with the family. Robert Rose books just sent me a … Continue Reading →
Easy Foil Packet Recipes and Cooking Tips – Main dish, side and dessert!

Easy Foil Packet Recipes and Cooking Tips – Main dish, side and dessert!

Foil packet cooking is becoming a trend, again. Putting your ingredients in foil packets lets you pack in a ton of flavor and clean up is much easier. “En papillote”, which is French for “in parchment” is the style you are actually using when cooking in foil packets. The pouch that is formed allows steam to build up for cooking the ingredients which leave food very moist and the flavors … Continue Reading →
Bravo Cucina Italiana Limited Time Menu Review 25 Year Anniversary

Bravo Cucina Italiana Limited Time Menu Review 25 Year Anniversary

Bravo! Cucina Italiano restaurant is celebrating their 25th year with a special anniversary menu. They invited Hubby and I to come in and sample this special menu today. Thank you for the invitation to try out these limited edition items. I always love walking into Bravo! because the atmosphere is just so nice. This makes it perfect for dining any time or for special occasions. The location I go to is … Continue Reading →
America’s Test Kitchen Complete Cookbook Giveaway

America’s Test Kitchen Complete Cookbook Giveaway

America’s Test Kitchen is one of my favorite cooking shows and I recently purchased the America’s Test Kitchen TV Cookbook. I love this cookbook so much that I am going to give one away to one of you! While I love looking up recipes online, there are some cookbooks that just truly are worth having in traditional book form and this is one of them. In my own copy I … Continue Reading →