an incredibly tasty way to use up an excess of summer’s bountiful tomato harvest
Entries Tagged as '60 min or less'
August 20th, 2012 · 7 Comments
July 10th, 2012 · 4 Comments
Think blueberry muffins, but with peaches and a crumb topping. Oh, so delicious!
July 2nd, 2012 · 6 Comments
Deeeeelicious! And fast! And easy! And healthy! A new go-to favorite in our house!
June 24th, 2012 · 5 Comments
Among the easiest cookies I have ever made, and so adorable and tasty too!
June 13th, 2012 · 6 Comments
for those who love turtles but would never bother to actually make them…
May 24th, 2012 · 5 Comments
these extra crispy waffles stay extra crispy for an extra long time!
May 18th, 2012 · 17 Comments
Homemade mayonnaise takes just a minute to make and tastes far better than its store-bought counterpart!
May 12th, 2012 · 3 Comments
This quick and easy mayo-free potato salad is a huge winner in our house!
April 7th, 2012 · 3 Comments
this is a new favorite in our house! loaded with bacon and sage and all kinds of goodness, I’ll be making this again and again!
March 25th, 2012 · 6 Comments
Cheesy, herby and delicious plain or slathered with butter!
March 8th, 2012 · 8 Comments
muffins? cupcakes? It depends on whether you’re serving these for breakfast or dessert!
March 1st, 2012 · 3 Comments
muffins that serve dual purpose: Snack and breakfast. Or snack and lunch. Or maybe breakfast and lunch. Or just eat them all day long!
February 13th, 2012 · 17 Comments
I’m not much of a chicken breast girl, but this isn’t your ordinary chicken breast… cheese and basil stuffed is the way to go!
February 8th, 2012 · 8 Comments
peanut butter cookie + gooey chocolate brownie = delicious!
February 5th, 2012 · 4 Comments
Loads of sweet, cinnamon-y buttery coffee cake goodness. Perfect for fall… or spring!
January 3rd, 2012 · No Comments
a classic red sauce for your pizza full of flavors of garlic and herbs
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December 24th, 2011 · 4 Comments
Chocolate cakes topped with a sweetened whipped cream, drizzled with a homemade chocolate sauce, and sprinkled with cocoa nibs. Divine!
December 6th, 2011 · 21 Comments
best. chocolate. chip. cookies. ever.
November 17th, 2011 · 12 Comments
Snicker doodles are always good, but these are exceptional. And with that sprinkle-covered cream cheese center? Oh dear. Hold onto your chair because these are amazing!
November 14th, 2011 · 14 Comments
Make your Thanksgiving extra pretty and even healthier by serving this amazing sweet potato casserole!
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November 9th, 2011 · 7 Comments
The only non-chocolate cookies I will eat.
November 4th, 2011 · 5 Comments
A party appetizer that is big on taste!
October 31st, 2011 · 15 Comments
Homemade tortillas in just 15 minutes!
October 25th, 2011 · 9 Comments
Hands down, the best green bean recipe I have ever tasted!
October 20th, 2011 · 3 Comments
Layers and layers in these flaky biscuits are inviting you to fill them with a pat of cold butter.
October 13th, 2011 · 9 Comments
Healthy, hearty, and perfect for a cold winter’s night!
October 12th, 2011 · 5 Comments
Healthy and delicious! This is a new favorite for our family!
October 10th, 2011 · 8 Comments
I would never have thought I’d be okay with using “quinoa” and “cake” in the same sentence. These are delicious enough to warrant that.
October 7th, 2011 · 14 Comments
Everything you want in mashed potatoes and without all those calories.
October 5th, 2011 · 18 Comments
Think “churros” + “cupcakes.” Then think “cream cheese frosting.” Then smile and eat.
October 3rd, 2011 · 8 Comments
Can you believe it? I found a way to eat swiss chard!
October 1st, 2011 · 12 Comments
Peanut butter cookies that happen to be gluten and dairy free.
September 28th, 2011 · 11 Comments
homemade gnocchi in less than 20 minutes. Believe it.
September 24th, 2011 · 12 Comments
these muffins were a delightful surprise. I was amazed at how good they were. Surely way better than 99% of the other muffin recipes that float around the internet!
September 18th, 2011 · 6 Comments
A healthier take on my favorite breakfast item!
September 17th, 2011 · 7 Comments
Got 40 pounds of tomatoes? Here’s how to puree them in less than an hour with no blanching required!
September 16th, 2011 · 3 Comments
Pretty, easy to eat, and delicious! That’s because the flavors of the heirloom tomatoes really shine here!
September 1st, 2011 · 3 Comments
These little corn cakes were a sweet and savory surprise! I loved them!
August 30th, 2011 · 1 Comment
Vegetables wrapped in bacon? Now you’re talking my love language!
August 26th, 2011 · 3 Comments
the Caprese salad that outshines all others
August 25th, 2011 · 2 Comments
This is far and away my new favorite summer salad!
August 19th, 2011 · 8 Comments
this blueberry-lemon cream cheese tart is absolutely delicious!
August 15th, 2011 · 8 Comments
Load the best parts of summer into one delicious crisp!
August 12th, 2011 · 1 Comment
This chutney is fabulous served on pork.
August 9th, 2011 · 41 Comments
Insanely moist. Intensely choocolate-y. Heaven in your mouth. My all time favorite cupcake is here.
August 7th, 2011 · No Comments
these vegetable enchiladas are so hearty that your meat eaters may not even notice that they are vegetarian
August 6th, 2011 · 15 Comments
Muffin sized pizza bites are a fun lunch for kids or appetizers for a party!
August 5th, 2011 · 8 Comments
the graham cracker crunch takes this parfait to another level
August 3rd, 2011 · 1 Comment
Need a way to use up all those tomatoes? Here are some suggestions!
August 2nd, 2011 · 3 Comments
four cheese ravioli topped with a dollop of pesto and half a cherry tomato – heaven!
August 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment
this is probably my favorite appetizer to serve guests. It’s simple, yet elegant, and over-the-top delicious.
July 30th, 2011 · 7 Comments
I don’t even like zucchini and I love this zucchini.
July 29th, 2011 · 81 Comments
these pancakes taste Valentine’s Day! You absolutely must try them!
July 27th, 2011 · 4 Comments
Your taste buds will SING when you eat this.
July 26th, 2011 · 4 Comments
plum cobbler that’s reasonably healthy – sign me up! And let’s add a scoop or two of ice cream.
July 20th, 2011 · 6 Comments
A pasta sauce that is ready before the pasta is even cooked makes this an extremely easy weeknight dinner!
July 19th, 2011 · 3 Comments
this post is a little corny….
July 17th, 2011 · 37 Comments
just like the Thomas English muffins you get at the store – only cheaper, homemade, and maybe even more delicious!
July 14th, 2011 · 7 Comments
Thick, gooey, rich, and delicious!
July 13th, 2011 · 5 Comments
These make a great breakfast. Or snack. Or lunch. Or brunch. Gosh… I think they’re even dessert.
July 1st, 2011 · 3 Comments
We had the Battle of the Fruit Salsas, and this one won!
June 19th, 2011 · 7 Comments
A sweet berry syrup to top your ice cream sundaes
June 17th, 2011 · 5 Comments
Restaurant style hummus – at home!
June 16th, 2011 · 1 Comment
it’s not often that I get to set my dessert on fire!
June 7th, 2011 · 4 Comments
dreamed up while holding a super cute baby…
June 4th, 2011 · 8 Comments
If you’ve never heard of strawberries paired with basil, you may be my husband.
June 1st, 2011 · 9 Comments
A hearty soup fit for spring! Loaded with mushrooms, carrots, onions, celery, and asparagus, plus bacon for flavoring!
May 24th, 2011 · 8 Comments
an overabundance of squash from my garden helped me discover this amazing recipe
May 15th, 2011 · 3 Comments
The homemade version of this classic soup mix is lacking in MSG and unpronounceable ingredients, but is still full on flavor.
May 12th, 2011 · 15 Comments
Fast, fresh restaurant style salsa in 3 minutes. Believe it or not, it’s true!
May 6th, 2011 · 5 Comments
Chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate. With a sprinkling of salt to dance on your tongue. This is heaven!
April 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment
I’ve met a few women who don’t like chocolate and I can’t begin to explain to you the mental anguish that hearing this news first caused me. I thought craving chocolate was part of being a woman, in the same way that giving birth and going through “the Change” are hallmarks of our particular species. [...]
April 18th, 2011 · 1 Comment
Who knew that authentic chicken enchiladas were so easy to make (and so delicious!)?
March 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment
these cookies have a really big name to go with their really big taste
March 8th, 2011 · 1 Comment
chewy, sweet, salty, buttery, and addictive to the core…
March 4th, 2011 · 6 Comments
a favorite coffeecake
February 28th, 2011 · 2 Comments
i stumbled upon this salad dressing and have not left yet
February 21st, 2011 · 5 Comments
Salty, sweet, cheesy, delicious.
February 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment
sparkly chewy chocolate chip cookies studded with chocolate chunks
January 31st, 2011 · 5 Comments
vodka – it’s for more than just mixed drinks.
January 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments
is it too much to call these the best scalloped potatoes on earth?
January 18th, 2011 · 1 Comment
corn bread muffins studded with red and green peppers makes for a fun and different side dish to your favorite bowl of chili
January 14th, 2011 · 2 Comments
finally… a way to make cauliflower edible
January 6th, 2011 · 1 Comment
Layers of potatoes, seasoning, and butter make an elegant and delicious addition to dinner
January 3rd, 2011 · 1 Comment
chock full of fruits, toasted nuts, and cheese and served with a sweet lemon-vinaigrette dressing
December 30th, 2010 · 7 Comments
classy enough to serve for the holidays, easy enough to serve any weekend of the year
December 27th, 2010 · 2 Comments
a twist on a popular vegetarian favorite
December 18th, 2010 · 6 Comments
scrambled eggs on-the-go are easy, cute, and portable.
December 16th, 2010 · 2 Comments
if I had to eat a chocolate-less dessert, I’d choose this one in a heart beat.
December 12th, 2010 · 2 Comments
Winter, you are no match for this hearty chili.
December 7th, 2010 · 2 Comments
croutons are so easy to make that you’ll never want to buy them in a box again
November 20th, 2010 · No Comments
which type of Thanksgiving Eater are you???
October 6th, 2010 · 3 Comments
This year, Brant and I experimented with growing pumpkins. In March, it’s hard for me to believe that those tiny seeds will ever yield big fruit, so no matter what I plant, I always go a bit overboard. Sowing squash was no exception; I planted 16 winter squash plants. Above is a picture of part [...]
September 21st, 2010 · 4 Comments
Tomatoes, corn, basil and a simple vinaigrette make for a tasty salad to serve with your meal!
September 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment
You’ve heard of my entry into the Saucy Mama contest, right? When I received the box that Saucy Mama sent me with all the various marinades and condiments that I could experiment with, my friends were eager to assist me with recipe ideas. The suggestion for this tasty cracker spread came from my friend Stacy. [...]
September 4th, 2010 · 4 Comments
melt in your mouth grilled cheese sandwiches loaded with hot-wing-sauce-covered-chicken and blue cheese.
August 28th, 2010 · No Comments
A pound of chocolate is the “secret” to making these amazing little chocolate cakes.
August 19th, 2010 · 5 Comments
If you follow me on twitter or faceboook then you know that I have spent the last 3 days helping my friend move. This has involved all the usual moving chaos – painting the new place, packing the old place, figuring out how to stay sane and not bite each others’ heads off in the [...]
July 29th, 2010 · 7 Comments
Layers and layers of Mexican goodness
July 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment
I have almost convinced myself that with all this zucchini in these muffins, they should be classified as dinner, not dessert.
June 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Holy Guacamole, this stuff is **good**!
June 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment
A child’s dream come true in the form of a cookie sandwich
June 21st, 2010 · No Comments
Summer desserts make their debut with this blackberry laced cake.
June 18th, 2010 · 2 Comments
When you want a nice change, go for muffins that don’t come out of a box or a bag.
June 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Sometimes recipes call for pre-baked pie crusts. Here’s the scoop on how to do that!
June 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Tasty artichokes are stuffed to the max!
May 28th, 2010 · 4 Comments
Never pay $5 for a crepe again.
May 18th, 2010 · 4 Comments
The *best* broccoli beef over rice that I have ever had… ever.
May 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Hate asparagus? So do I. But not anymore.
April 6th, 2010 · 1 Comment
A simple dish that will delight your palette – and your tummy!
April 3rd, 2010 · 19 Comments
If you’ve been following the recipe on the back of your scottish oats, you’ll be amazed at how a little magic can improve your breakfast!
March 31st, 2010 · 2 Comments
I am part of a growing number of people who are concerned when we cannot pronounce all the ingredients in the food items that we buy. Dextri-what? Monoglu-who? What is this stuff, really? Clearly not food, which is ironic, because it is certainly sold as such. So when my friend Liz asked me to host [...]
March 18th, 2010 · 9 Comments
this ain’t campbells, folks…
March 5th, 2010 · 1 Comment
A simple risotto for the risotto novice
February 23rd, 2010 · 4 Comments
yummy dinner rolls to complement just about anything!
February 18th, 2010 · 5 Comments
The only red pizza sauce I’ll ever use.
February 8th, 2010 · 10 Comments
Broccoli that will blow your previous misconceptions about broccoli.
February 3rd, 2010 · No Comments
a fancier approach to fried chicken…
January 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Maybe not so healthy, but definitely tasty!
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January 18th, 2010 · 6 Comments
the skinny on what is usually a fattening dish
January 13th, 2010 · 3 Comments
absolutely stunning recipe that will make you want 5ths
January 6th, 2010 · 4 Comments
Healthier fare for the New Year!
January 2nd, 2010 · 11 Comments
Empty out that veggie drawer with this tasty, hearty minestrone!
December 14th, 2009 · 8 Comments
my absolute favorite winter breakfast!
December 2nd, 2009 · 4 Comments
Mom makes the sauce to beat all other sauces – and now you can too!
November 17th, 2009 · 2 Comments
Chocolate chip cookies especially for fall weather!
November 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Why buy dressing when you easily make the equivalent and the homemade version tastes even better?
November 1st, 2009 · 8 Comments
Make these. This week. Or maybe even today.
October 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Fun, colorful, and beautiful!
October 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment
A great way to use up old bread, and it tastes delicious! And with all that fruit in it, it’s almost a health food!
October 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment
A cookie that breaks all my cookie rules, and yet I still like them.
October 12th, 2009 · 14 Comments
Tortilla soup warms the heart and the soul. This is my favorite tortilla soup recipe and I have yet to taste one that is even remotely this good.
October 6th, 2009 · 10 Comments
Quick, easy, rich, and wonderful. It’s amazing I don’t serve these every week night.
September 25th, 2009 · 10 Comments
Savory and delicious. Seconds, please?
September 22nd, 2009 · 3 Comments
Eggs and bacon and spinach, oh my!
September 8th, 2009 · 2 Comments
A quick fix for dinner that is healthy and delicious!
September 4th, 2009 · 4 Comments
3 layer candy bar cake. Sounds amazing, doesn’t it? It is!
August 23rd, 2009 · 14 Comments
Is it really possible to make fewer than 10 ingredients taste this good? And be vegetarian? YES!
August 18th, 2009 · 3 Comments
The buttermilk biscuit recipe to end all buttermilk biscuit recipes.
August 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Light mashed potatoes that don’t taste like glue? You found ‘em here.
August 13th, 2009 · 32 Comments
Quick? What do you do with all those tomatoes in your garden? Try this summery soup alongside a crusty bread and/or grilled meat.
August 12th, 2009 · 5 Comments
With just some butter and graham crackers, your crust can be made in minutes.
August 11th, 2009 · 4 Comments
This ain’t no KFC. Let’s make fried chicken palatable again.
July 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment
A delicious combination of meaty, spicy, and fresh, thanks to a great combination of spices and some chunky zucchini…
July 22nd, 2009 · 7 Comments
Your taste buds will sing. You’ll go back for seconds. I did, and I NEVER go back for seconds. It’s that good.
July 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Need something healthy, filling, and fast? Here you go!
July 13th, 2009 · No Comments
A breakfast favorite that you can tailor to your specific desires.
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July 10th, 2009 · No Comments
Think delicious pesto is just basil and olive oil? Think again.
July 10th, 2009 · 9 Comments
The sandwich to top all other sandwiches. This is definitely worth the effort to make!
July 7th, 2009 · 8 Comments
The quest for the perfect blueberry muffin ends here.