BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad

September 3, 2012

Labor Day is upon us, and I can’t believe that fall is almost here!

Just kidding!

I live in Florida.

Fall doesn’t happen until, like, December.

So with that in mind, I will continue to offer amazing salad recipes.

Yeah, that’s right. I said “amazing salad recipes.” Read the rest of this entry »


Homemade Hot Pockets

August 26, 2012

Ahhh, Hot Pockets.

Those plasticky, bumpy pepperoni and hot cheese lava filled food products were once a thing of glory for me.

When I would sleep over at friends’ houses, I would marvel at their freezers full of glorious frozen goodness.

And I was always a little surprised with they casually dismissed my exaltations at their many, many options of instant food bliss.

You mean you can have a waffle in, like, 2 minutes? Read the rest of this entry »


Cobb salad with garlic ranch dressing

July 9, 2012

Me: Any ideas for new foods to try soon?

Husband: How about some salads?

Me: *Stunned silence.*

Those of you who know my sweet husband are aware of his being a, for the most part, meat-and-potatoes kind of guy.

So imagine my surprise at this response.

Granted, I had just served him the heaviest, most artery-clogging (but worth it), delicious salisbury steak the night before.

But, still. …

Salads? Read the rest of this entry »


Twice-baked potatoes

April 20, 2012

What’s your favorite thing about mashed potatoes?

All that cream and butter smashed in, right?

Agreed.

So, what’s your favorite thing about loaded baked potatoes?

All that deliciousness piled on top.

Am I right? Read the rest of this entry »


Ravioli lasagna

January 22, 2012

Sometimes you crave a classic, homemade lasagna.

And then you think, who’s got the time for that?

All that layering.

Sauce/noodles/ricotta/filling/cheese/repeat. Read the rest of this entry »


Chicken tortilla soup

January 19, 2012

Oh man, do I have a soup for you!

Okay, I know I’m prone to excitement on this blog.

Guilty.

But, this is the best soup I have had in such a long time.

It’s basically everything you love about Mexican food, all brilliantly designed to fit in a soup bowl.  Read the rest of this entry »


Spiced chicken with couscous salad

January 16, 2012

I’m not too keen on New Year’s resolutions.

For the most part, it’s lying to yourself.

You make promises. Swear you’ll do better this year.

Two weeks later you’re back to who you were and what you were doing in the first place.

Who needs the added stress? Read the rest of this entry »


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