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 →
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 →
Edamame Quinoa Salad Recipe

Edamame Quinoa Salad Recipe

I love healthy salads like this that are based on grains with tons of veggies and flavorful ingredients. This Edamame Quinoa Salad was inspired by The Girl Who Ate Everything’s recipe, but I changed it up a bit to suit my own tastes and what I had on hand. The salad is so yummy and flavorful and very satisfying. I make this in big batches, like the recipe below, for … Continue Reading →
4 Amazing Slow Cooker Recipes for Thanksgiving

4 Amazing Slow Cooker Recipes for Thanksgiving

I love using the slow cooker, and other cooking tools, whenever I can to make my life easier especially on the holidays like Thanksgiving. The folks at McCormick have come up with four amazing recipes that will be perfect this Thanksgiving, or any day, that you can make right in your slow cooker. If you are hosting Thanksgiving dinner and have to cook multiple things you know that we all … Continue Reading →
Grilled Beef Rack of Ribs and Country Barbecue Potatoes

Grilled Beef Rack of Ribs and Country Barbecue Potatoes

(Family Features) Firing up the grill is an American tradition. The farm families who produce the food so many people enjoy at backyard cookouts want to share some of their favorite grilling recipes, as well as an appreciation for how food gets from the farm to the table. Farmers like Amanda Folkens, from Iowa, Danell Kalcevic, from Colorado, and Nicole Small, from Kansas, have joined with more than 70 other … Continue Reading →
Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Celebrate a Sweet Cinco de Mayo (Family Features) Cinco de Mayo is, officially, a holiday celebrating Mexico’s victory over France in the 1862 Battle of Puebla. In the U.S., where it is actually celebrated with more gusto than in its native country, the holiday has become a celebration of Mexican heritage and culture. The holiday also provides a great excuse to make irresistible Mexican-inspired recipes for entertaining and, of course, … Continue Reading →
Weber Grill Restaurant and Academy Cooking Class – It Rocked!

Weber Grill Restaurant and Academy Cooking Class – It Rocked!

Last week Hubby and I were invited to attend a class at the new Weber Grill Restaurant and Academy that just opened here in St. Louis. The class we attending was Charcoal and Gas Grilling 101 and it rocked! If you are a regular reader of my blog you know that we grill quite often in the Wright household, but even so Hubby and I both learned quite a bit … Continue Reading →
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Sweet Peppers

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Sweet Peppers

This is another great side dish recipe for roasted Brussels sprouts with sweet peppers! If you think you don’t like Brussels sprouts because you grew up with them being boiled, please do give roasted Brussels sprouts a chance! (Family Features) It may sound contrary to your healthy eating plan, but the human body actually needs some types of fat for heart and brain health. One common source is cooking oil, … Continue Reading →
Day Boat Cod with Melted Tomatoes and Shaved Fennel and Orange Salad

Day Boat Cod with Melted Tomatoes and Shaved Fennel and Orange Salad

Day Boat Cod with Melted Tomatoes and Shaved Fennel and Orange Salad (Family Features) It may sound contrary to your healthy eating plan, but the human body actually needs some types of fat for heart and brain health. One common source is cooking oil, such as olive oil. This recipe for cod with melted tomatoes and shaved fennel and orange salad combines healthy olive oil, fish, fruits and veggies all … Continue Reading →
Pomegranate Stuffed Pork Loin Roast, Jeweled Couscous and Roasted Green Beans RECIPE

Pomegranate Stuffed Pork Loin Roast, Jeweled Couscous and Roasted Green Beans RECIPE

We are in the midst of the holiday season and many of us will be hosting dinners for our family and friends. The recipe I have created today is an entire meal for you that is as delicious tasting as it is festive in appearance. Pomegranates add a burst of flavor and pop of color to the entire dinner.   I created this recipe with Smithfield All Natural Fresh Pork … Continue Reading →