Butternut Bisque

I am obsessed with butternut squash soups. I love them completely. I have come along way from my original recipe ....more

Apple Cider Doughnuts

Miss F could have doughnuts for breakfast every single day. Or Cheerios. She loves both equally ....more

Braised Short Ribs with Parmesan Gnocchi

This recipe was a compilation from Martha Stewart and The Hopeless Housewife....more

Oven Fried Parmesan Drumsticks

I love "frying" chicken in the oven. When I saw this recipe from Diabetic Living via Pinterest, I knew it would be a hit in our house. I wish frying chicken didn't cause the house to smell like a fryer for days on end....more

Chipotle Chicken Fajita Spaghetti

I always keep chipotle peppers in the freezer. I never use a whole can in any recipe, so it is quite convenient to always have some on hand. This recipe came about when my mom brought me several bell peppers and cilantro from her garden ....more

Jack Skellington Cookies

I have never decorated cookies in any sort of fancy way. A smear of buttercream and a dousing of sprinkles is about as far as I would go. Miss F saw this recipe in our fall issue of the Mickey Monitor (the Disney annual passholder newsletter)...more

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Years ago, I received a Taste Book of my friend's family recipes as a gift. I use several of the recipes in the book, but the bacon wrapped pork tenderloin is the one I go back to the most often. I swapped out the seasoning for my Maryland friendly Old Bay, but other than that, I am very true to the recipe ....more

Steakhouse Honey Wheat Bread

I have a major bread obsession. And honey wheat bread is near the very top of my favorite bread list, probably only surpassed by sourdough, which I am still not brave enough to try at home....more

Chicken and Dumplings

I love dumplings. They were one of my favorites as a kid, whenever my mom made beef stew, I always filled up on dumplings and ate very little of the stew itself. And whatever stew I did eat, I dipped it in ketchup, even the carrots....more

Crockpot Cheddar Beer Chicken Tacos

Cheddar cheese is a big winner at my house. Miss F and C both cannot get enough of it, so when I saw this recipe from How Sweet It Is, I knew it would be a hit....more