Fish with Bacon-Tomato Butter

Fish with Bacon-Tomato Butter

I know you're probably not going to believe me on this, but this is a Cooking Light recipe. Bacon? Butter? Yup. Still Cooking Light. Everything in moderation my friends.   The problem … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Oxtail and Short Rib Stew

Slow Cooker Oxtail and Short Rib Stew

My slow cooker and I are good friends, although I'm pretty sure the slow cooker is bringing more to the relationship than me. I love coming home to a delicious smelling dinner after work that takes … [Read more...]

Slow-Baked Chicken Thighs  with Tomato, Fennel, and Lemon

Slow-Baked Chicken Thighs w/ Tomato, Fennel & Lemon

I am a huge fan of quick and easy meals, or "set it and forget it" meals -- when I come home after work, I want to eat within 45 minutes of being home! But, on Sundays I have the time to experience … [Read more...]

Arroz con Pollo

Arroz con Pollo

I love cookbooks with contributions from different chefs. It adds variety to the cookbook and recipes within it. I always end up having such trouble choosing what recipe to make from a collaborative … [Read more...]

Shrimp Rotini with Arugula Pesto

Shrimp Rotini with Arugula Pesto

We are in that weird beginning-of-fall/end-of-summer phase right now, where the weather can be anywhere from 50-80 degrees. So my weeknight dinners are just as random. I keep going in between comfort … [Read more...]

Autumn Apple Salad with Cinnamon Honey Dijon Dressing

Autumn Apple Salad with Cinnamon Honey Dijon Dressing

It's September which means apples are right in their prime season! Although apples are available year-round, most apples ripen in the August-October time frame. I've had a craving for apples ever … [Read more...]

Mushroom and Sausage Ragu with Creamy Polenta

Mushroom and Sausage Ragu with Creamy Polenta

With the weather starting to cool off a bit, I had a hankering for something a little more hearty that I could still prepare on a weeknight. This recipe from Cooking Light incorporates mushrooms and … [Read more...]

Cheese Ravioli with Pesto

Cheese Ravioli with Pesto

I have another busy week this week so I needed some easy meals that can be prepared quickly. Pasta is usually a great option and this recipe is no exception. It comes together in about 15 … [Read more...]

Margherita Pan Pizza

Margherita Pan Pizza

The September Issue of Cooking Light has a super yummy looking pizza on the front. The pizza shown was a Deep Dish Mushroom and Onion Pizza but the photo made me think of pan pizzas I used to love as … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

As kids are going back to school (or may even be back!) and the "busy season" of work creeps closer, it's necessary to find recipes that can be prepared ahead of time so that weeknight meals can be on … [Read more...]