When It's Acceptable to Have Beer for Breakfast

There are at least two times when it is completely acceptable to have beer for breakfast...When you're eating beer bread and when it is on St. Patrick's day. I'm sure there are other times as well. On your birthday? I love making beer bread when I'm really craving bread, but I don't want to have to wait for it to rise....more

Tasty Tuesday-Chicken Stock

Tasty Tuesday-Chicken SeriesPOSTED ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2014Chicken Stock1 chicken carcass, meat removed, bones only2 roughly chopped carrots1 roughly chopped onion1 sachet (peppercorns, garlic, salt, thyme and rosemary tied in cheese cloth)water to cover...more

Green Beans with Roasted Beets and Almonds


Grilled Shrimp with Asian Dipping Sauce

Grilled Shrimp with Asian Dipping Sauce...more

Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Chris and I entered a Snapguide contest with this recipe. The grand prize was a grill and a bunch of swag, and we really wanted it. We deserved it. We spent a lot of time outside in the sweltering heat, taking pictures and making this dish. We even ran out of gas for the grill in the midst of this operation and had to make a trip to get a refill. We lost. ...more

Ohh so yummy: Carrot Pancakes

Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsFor recipe visit: http://www.fitfoodieruns.com/recipe/ohh-yummy-carrot-pancakes/...more

Silken Ma Po Tofu

Softness and Spiciness – That’s What Little Girls Are Made Of?...more

My Summer "Thank You" Note

There are so many wonderful things about summer and the people who make mine wonderful. It would be lovely if I could remember all those that I should thank, but my mental fog cannot clear past today, so I will give a shout-out and say..."You know who you are!"...even though they really don't.Two moments today gave me reason to pause and realize that my summer fun is not just dependent on my own action....more

French Onion Soup

With just a few ingredients you probably already have on hand you can quickly whip up this warm and hearty French Onion Soup to serve as a first course or even a main course....more

Meatless Monday: Zucchini & Feta Fritters

Now that school has started again, I'm back to my Meatless Monday menu. ...more