Rosemary Potato Pizza

I have an Italian cookbook called The Silver Spoon and of the few recipes I have tried - I love their Potato Pizza. I'm not a big fan of red sauce so this olive oil base is perfect for me. The pizza is simple and delicious! Rosemary Potato Pizza 3 large potatoes Olive oil for…

Creamy Swedish Rice Pudding

 This is such a creamy treat from the Joy of Cooking cookbook. Swedish Rice Pudding 3/4 cup medium or long-grain white rice 1-1/2 cups water Heaping 1/4 tsp. salt Bring to simmer over medium-high heat, then reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer until the water has been absorbed, about 15 minutes. Stir in:…

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

This Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup recipe from Cooking Classy is so good! I am all about a fast meal - especially tonight since I was running behind - so I threw all my veggies in a food processor to speed up the process... The only other changes I made to the recipe were to use rotisserie chicken instead of…

Happy National Lemon Chiffon Cake Day

I've heard of Chiffon Cake but I'm not sure I'd ever had it before. With leftover chocolate cake pops from yesterday - I wanted to make a "small" chiffon cake and cut the recipe in half... Now I'm curious how big a full recipe makes - since this is Bundt pan size... With it's lemon glaze... And homemade lemon…

Happy Pecan Day

Toddlers make messes so fast! I get everything put back together and within hours toys seem to be are everywhere... My mom has been sick and we hadn’t seen her for the past two weeks. Last night she came over to hang out with the boys and I – yay! Jeffrey brought MeMa into his “once…

Lemon Chicken Pasta Alfredo

Lemon Chicken Pasta Alfredo Part 1: Lemon Chicken Breasts Serves 4-6 (Lemon Chicken Recipe From Ina Garten on the Food Network) Ingredients  1/4 cup good olive oil 3 tablespoons minced garlic (9 cloves) 1/3 cup dry white wine 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest (2 lemons) 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano…

Avocado Toast

Every Tuesday my husband volunteers with my brothers' Boy Scout Troop. While he is off re-living his Eagle Scout days the little boys and I get to hang out with "MeMa." This past week MeMa had been raving about Avocado toast so this was our dinner plan. It did not go quite like we imagined...…