Main Dishes

jamie oliver’s tray baked chicken

October 16, 2013
jamie oliver

now i know i may not win you over with my photos. however hear me out. this recipe scored an 8.1 on the official hubby food scale. it rocks. it is easy. you are totally gonna feel like a real chef making and serving this for dinner. so if you must –  ignore the photo….i […]

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{meatfree monday} chickpea cakes with cucumber-yogurt sauce

October 7, 2013
chickpea cakes with cucumber-yogurt sauce

ha funny story goes along with this meal…. hubby calls me when he is heading home from work….we talk then he asks what’s for dinner…i don’t want to tell him. he doesn’t like chickpeas. and i know him. he would stop somewhere and get something else to eat if he heard i was making chickpea […]

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pasta roll-ups with chicken and goat cheese

October 3, 2013
pasta roll-ups with chicken

yeah can we say ridiculous? cause that is what these are. like ridiculously good. just everything. everything about these was really good. even as leftovers. gooooood! i tried a different recipe for chicken pasta roll ups and they just weren’t as good. so I was hesitant to try another recipe as they do require an […]

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slow cooker chicken & dumplings

September 17, 2013
slow cooker chicken & dumplings

this recipe was share to me by my step-sister emily when i first started cooking. i have made it several times for the family and am now just getting around to sharing it with you. i know finally right. lol i made this last tuesday on my slow cooker night. it is an easy meal. […]

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I’m still here…

July 25, 2013
TPW_1924

my goodness where have I been? oh just at home. doing the same old. work. family. summer. life. outside. running. enjoying long nights. up north. cabin. lake. swimming. fishing. family. friends. and to admit trying to avoid my computer. as when i am home with the boys i want to spend the day with them. […]

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tequila lime chicken and black bean burritos

June 26, 2013
tequila lime chicken and black bean burritos

guess what? no asparagus in my recipe today. i know shocker. ok this tequila lime marinade is awesome. totally makes this dish. totally. so make sure you set your chicken out and marinade it..got it. i told you right away so you won’t forget and those that know me know that i love tequila and […]

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asparagus ravioli with brown butter sauce

June 25, 2013
asparagus ravioli with brown butter sauce

you are not asparagus’ed out are you? No. Oh good. Me neither. you won’t want to miss out on this recipe. it is oh so good. i fed a ton of people with this dish. me, hubby, boys, my mom, cousin mitch…remember my cousin mitch he made it in a post about my sweet & […]

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asparagus and gruyere cheese pizza

June 22, 2013
asparagus and gruyere cheese pizza

oh my gosh I am hoping this post makes it to you before you head off to start your day. Go to the farmers market and grab a bunch – or bunches of asparagus. you may want to make this pizza a couple of times. I know I did. um yeah….you see that cheesy browned […]

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pad thai shrimp burgers

June 18, 2013
Pad Thai Shrimp Burgers

continuing with my love of cooking and of course eating thai flavored meals I came across this shrimp burger. i thought lets give it a go…i was loving the ingredient list. now to give you a heads up. these did not stay in perfect burger patty form for me. maybe if you add some bread […]

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asparagus lemon pasta

June 3, 2013
asparagus lemon pasta

{meatless monday} yes!!!! asparagus is in season. i love asparagus. like little trees that just taste so good. have you made your way down to your local farmers market? well if not you need to. you can get a bounty of local asparagus. i just picked up 4 pounds. come wednesday….asparagus will be filling my […]

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