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Air Fried Cauliflower Poppers

Air Fried Cauliflower Poppers

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ChooseMazola #CollectiveBias Cauliflower coated in deliciously seasoned rice flour, sprayed with Mazola® Corn Oil, air fried to a perfect crisp, and then served with a lime yogurt dipping sauce. […]

Hatfield® Chorizo Empanadas

Hatfield® Chorizo Empanadas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FALLInLoveWithHatfield, #REdiscover #simplyhatfield #CollectiveBias #Ad Hatfield® Chorizo sautéd with vegetables, folded into a homemade pastry and baked until perfectly crisp. These Hatfield® Chorizo Empanadas are easy to make and full […]

Lemon Thyme Chicken Casserole

Lemon Thyme Chicken Casserole

Chicken nestled in rice with a homemade, lemon thyme sauce. This Lemon Thyme Chicken Casserole is a unique, delicious twist on chicken and rice casserole. Casseroles for Friends Over the past few years I’ve had countless friends who have had babies, gone through surgery, or […]

Blackberry Raspberry Cobbler

Blackberry Raspberry Cobbler

Blackberries and raspberries sweetened with a bit of sugar, then baked with a delicious, biscuit-like crust. This Blackberry Raspberry Cobbler is a quick and easy dessert that is sure to impress! Desserts for Cookouts Last month some of our neighbors invited us over for a […]

Mint Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Mint Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These soft, irresistible Mint Chocolate Chunk Cookies use butter simmered with fresh mint to give a fresh, minty taste. A perfect dessert or afternoon treat! Fresh Mint This year I grew an abundance of fresh mint. I had expected a small plant that I could […]

Skillet Fried Corn Fritters

Skillet Fried Corn Fritters

Fresh corn combined with corn muffin mix, vegetables, and spices, then fried to a delicious crisp. These Skillet Fried Corn Fritters are a perfect snack, appetizer, or side dish! Children Picking Corn Two weeks ago, while I was working, my husband took my kids to […]

Spring Rolls

Spring Rolls

Fresh vegetables, juicy chicken, and rice noodles rolled up in rice paper and dipped in a creamy peanut butter sauce. These Spring Rolls are quick and healthy, yet filling and delicious. Vietnamese Cooking In optometry school my friends and I would often get together to […]

S’mores Refrigerator Dessert

S’mores Refrigerator Dessert

Graham cracker crust topped with a chocolate ice cream pudding and finished with marshmallow spread. This S’mores Refrigerator Dessert is sure to be a hit! Hi Ho Refrigerator Dessert I have talked about my high school and college BFF in a few posts, including Emily’s […]

Lemon Zucchini Bread

Lemon Zucchini Bread

Soft zucchini bread flavored with fresh lemon juice and topped with a sweet lemon icing. This Lemon Zucchini Bread will be one of your favorite zucchini bread recipes. Zucchini Theives Usually, my husband plants a garden each year, and we grow lots of zucchini. This […]

Chocolate Coconut Lime Bars

Chocolate Coconut Lime Bars

Graham cracker crust topped with toasted coconut, fresh lime zest, and chocolate chips. These Chocolate Coconut Lime Bars are a fun twist on seven layer bars. Christmas Goodie Boxes Every Christmas I spend a few days baking treats. I try to make ten to twelve […]

Jamaican Fried Chicken

Jamaican Fried Chicken

Chicken with a crunchy, Caribbean spiced coating and topped with a lime yogurt sauce. This Jamaican Fried Chicken is deliciously seasoned and can be made in an air fryer or oven. Library Trips Going to the library is simultaneously of my favorite and least favorite […]

Slow Cooker Mesquite Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker Mesquite Chicken Chili

Chicken, beans, and vegetables cooked with a mesquite flavoring and finished with a bit of honey. This Slow Cooker Mesquite Chicken Chili tastes like a honey BBQ chip turned into a chili! Flavor Packets I live in Maryland, not far from the McCormick factory. So, […]


Instant Pot Recipes

Instant Pot Peach Apple Sauce

Instant Pot Peach Apple Sauce

Peaches and apples cooked together with a bit of honey and cinnamon to make an irresistible snack. This Instant Pot Peach Apple Sauce is easy to make and perfect for kids and adults alike. Apple Sauce My four year old son loves homemade apple sauce. […]

Instant Pot Spaghetti

Instant Pot Spaghetti

This Instant Pot Spaghetti is one of the quickest, easiest, and tastiest dinners you can have. Perfect for a busy weeknight meal. This post also has lots of tips and tricks for cooking spaghetti in your pressure cooker. But Spaghetti is so Easy This past […]

Instant Pot Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Instant Pot Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

This Chocolate Chip Cheesecake is creamy, delicious, and easy to make in an Instant Pot. You’ll never want to make a cheesecake any other way. Birthday Desserts My husband is not a big fan of most desserts. However, he likes cheesecake. I have mentioned before […]

Instant Pot Cranberry Pork Tenderloin

Instant Pot Cranberry Pork Tenderloin

This Instant Pot Cranberry Pork Tenderloin is a juicy pork tenderloin covered in a delicious cranberry sauce, made quickly and easily in an Instant Pot. Cooking Class A few weeks ago my husband and I went to a pork cooking class. It was the best […]

Instant Pot Bacon Corn Soup

Instant Pot Bacon Corn Soup

This Instant Pot Bacon Corn Soup is creamy, full of flavor, and easy to make in an Instant Pot or other pressure cooker! Soup for Friends I mentioned in my Pavlova post that we had friends over for dinner on New Year’s Eve. My husband […]


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