Monthly Archives: February 2015

Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Scones

Need I say more? The title speaks for itself. Leah said these tasted like they should be called chocolate chip cookie dough scones. I’m convinced it’s the brown butter, that stuff is like magic, giving a completely different taste than just … Continue reading

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Maple Walnut Granola

I’ve always loved granola. What I’ve learned I love even more is preparing it at home. It’s so much better for you. Now, if only I could convert the rest of the family to ditch the store bought cereal and … Continue reading

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Chicken Gnocchi Soup

I always get excited at the prospect of a copy-cat recipe. Immediately, I conjure up the taste in my mouth and expect it to be And then I tweak it, change it ever so slightly, and consequently am disappointed it’s … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Pancakes – With or Without Blueberries

Isn’t it ironic how our tastes change as we age? Never as a kid would I have wanted blueberries in my pancakes; in fact, my mom never made them that way, anyhow. As an adult though, one day out of the blue, … Continue reading

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Winner, Winner One-Pan Chicken Dinner

This dish is quick to pull together and aside from a 9×13 pan, all you need is a cutting board and some kitchen shears. An hour in the oven and voila! dinner and its sides are served all in one. … Continue reading

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Dirt Dessert

I couldn’t care less about football, even the Super Bowl. I only watch it for the commercials and this year, even those seemed to be lacking. As far as I’m concerned, Super Bowl Sunday is just a day to make … Continue reading

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Creamy Chicken, Tortellini, and Spinach, Soup

It’s so easy to fall into a dinner rut; making the same tried and true recipes again and again so that no one is particularly thrilled about dinner. Chris really only wanted grilled cheese for dinner. I’m of the belief if … Continue reading

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