Tomato Blooms and Other Garden News

My tomato plant has not only blossomed, but it's grown gigantic! I know this is thanks to the good amount of rain we had recently. I think I can be pretty sure to expect some tomatoes this year! That isn't the only plant that has been effected by the rain, my cucumber plant is enormous,... Continue Reading →


Pork Roast, Oven-Roasted Veggies, and Grilled Pineapple

I love my crock pot. It's my favorite kitchen accessory, and in my place it has definitely been a well used accessory! I pulled a pork roast out of the freezer last night, in order to cook it today in the crock pot. I kept the recipe simple, just sprinkle the roast with some garlic... Continue Reading →

Memorial Day Weekend Bundt Cake

I knew I was making a dessert of some kind for this weekend, that just goes without saying, but what on the other hand was where I was stuck. This year I went for something simple, and by simple, I mean I used a box cake mix. Yea - I cheated. My favorite kind actually... Continue Reading →

Anti-Pasta Salad

I almost didn't blog this one because it really doesn't involve much cooking, just a lot of mixing of ingredients. On the other hand, I LIKE it so I think it's earned it's place on my blog! I have another pot luck coming up at work, you know what that means, scramble around the house... Continue Reading →

Wedge Salad

Have you ever been to a restaurant serving the wedge salad? It's one of my favorite salads. It comes with blue cheese crumbles, blue cheese dressing, some kind of candied nuts, and in some places you'll get it with reduced balsamic vinegar - you know where you get that wonderful syrupy sweet flavor out of... Continue Reading →

Open-Faced Dessert Crepes

I haven't had crepes since I was a teenager, but that doesn't mean my love for them has gone astray! So today I pulled out the old crepe recipe, and created my own version of the decadent treat. I'll admit that my crepes weren't originally meant to be open-faced, but alas I am out of... Continue Reading →

Easy-Peesy Taco Salad

Our family loves tacos, it ain't no secret. We especially love them since we started frying up our own tortilla's for the shells. If you haven't tried it yet, you are missing out, they are the best! Today we decided to change it up a little, even though we knew we wanted tacos, we thought... Continue Reading →

Green Onion Chip Dip

Chip dip, it's one of my favorite things to snack on, unhealthy? Yeah, maybe a little, but it's all about the portions, right folks? I made this one today and thought it was amazing, so I am here to share it with you! Combine 1 container of sour cream and 1 package of cream cheese.... Continue Reading →

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