Smoky Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread

This recipe for smoky jalapeno cheddar cornbread was inspired by a visit to a local restaurant. A while back, my daughter and I went to a local Mexican restaurant and she ordered some grilled jalapeno peppers. They were really good, and not as hot as you would think. Ever since then I’ve been thinking about… [Read More]

Butternut Squash Tart with Tomatoes and Goat Cheese

It seems like butternut squash is available any time of year. However, if you are growing this squash, or still shopping the farmer’s markets, fall is the best time for this tasty vegetable. Or is it a fruit? Recently I picked up a nice one, and made a butternut squash tart with tomatoes, goat cheese… [Read More]

Grilled Corn and Avocado Salad Recipe #SundaySupper

This grilled corn and avocado salad recipe is a snap to throw together. It’s perfect during the summer when corn on the cob is readily available, fresh from the farm. However, today’s supermarkets are carrying corn on the cob in the freezer section, making this dish an option all year long. Oh yeah, today is… [Read More]

3 Bean Party Dip

This recipe for 3 bean party dip is great any time of year. Whether you are watching the superbowl, a girls night out. or even a family picnic. It’s healthy, with homemade dressing, and can easily be served as a side dish. 3 Bean Party Dip   I originally tried this from my friend Lisa. She… [Read More]

Holiday Mashed Potatoes

My mother often served mashed potatoes with our dinner. I mean, who doesn’t love mashed potatoes? But, during the holidays, or even at a special dinner, she would serve what I call holiday mashed potatoes. They are really easy to make, and work well with any main entrée. Basically all you do is make mashed… [Read More]

Easy Parmesan Oven Fries

If you need an easy go-to for a side dish you must try Parmesan Oven Fries. My mother used to make these and I think everyone in my family makes their own version now on a frequent basis. All you need it potatoes, olive oil, Parmesan cheese and some spices. Usually I have those ingredients… [Read More]

Roasted Fall Vegetables

I’m bringing roasted fall vegetables to Thanksgiving dinner. It’s an easy dish to make. In today’s markets there seem to be so many choices and beautifully colored options. Look at the pretty purple potatoes I found for this dish. I also found yellow carrots. Combined with pretty white parsnips, turnips and gorgeous butternut squash, this dish is… [Read More]