Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

As we enter winter, I began pulling out my slow cooker more often. I really don’t know why as you can use a slow cooker year-round, but for some reason it just makes sense during this time of year. About 3 years ago, I remember pinning a…

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

As you can tell if you are following this blog… there are three things I love when it comes to cooking – easy, one pan recipes that are Mexican!For anyone that loves to cook, I’m sure you’re in the same boat as me where…

Apple, Cheddar and Bacon Panini

Grilled cheese is one of those dishes that pretty much everyone loves. I’m of the personal opinion that if you don’t, then there is something wrong with you!And while a love a good old-fashioned grilled cheese, every once in a while I want to…

Chicken Paprikash

Have you ever had chicken paprikash? If you haven’t, then you area really missing out. For those that haven’t even heard of it, it is the Hungarian National Dish. Basically it’s chicken with a lot of paprika that is slow cooked and it&#8217…

Cheddar Pierogies

Ahh pierogies! Who doesn’t love them? Well surprisingly, Lauren had never even had them until 3 years ago. Portland is well-known for their food carts and there was one particular place that had the best pierogies. Every time I walked by it I had to buy some…

DIY

Beer Caddy

As I had mentioned before, I first got into woodworking to make gifts for our bridal parties. When trying to think of ideas I came across beer caddies and thought it was the perfect DIY gift! So one summer day, my father-in-law and I made 8 of them…

Turkey and Butternut Squash Enchiladas

Who would think of turning leftover turkey into a Mexican dish? Half Baked Harvest of course! I think she loves cheese almost as much as I do, so naturally when I saw this recipe a couple of years ago I had to make it! It may seem a little strange…

Turkey Vegetable Soup with Stuffing Dumplings

The best part about Thanksgiving is the leftovers! I love leftovers so much, I’ve made turkey just for me and Lauren after having Thanksgiving at a relative’s house just so we can continue to eat turkey! A couple of years ago was one such case and…

Pesto, Goat Cheese Mac and Cheese

It’s still my birthday month so I thought it was natural to share a recipe that combines two of my favorite ingredients into one of my favorite dishes – pesto and goat cheese and mac and cheese. For any non-pesto/goat cheese lover I feel sorry for…

Roasted Thanksgiving Salad

Close your eyes and think of all the wonderful tastes of Thanksgiving. Make this salad, and you have all of that in one bowl. If “Thanksgiving” was a flavor, this is what it would be. If anyone else is like me, you dread making lunch during the week…