Juicy lemon baked chicken, crispy potatoes, and asparagus sprinkled with smoky bacon, all baked on a sheet sheet pan.

Sheet Pan Lemon Baked Chicken and Vegetables

When I went to college at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, I was given an interesting variety of hand-me-down kitchenware. There were some seventies-inspired Corningware baking dishes with the little blue flowers, pastel Tupperware containers, some simple...

Roasted Garlic Spinach Dip

I came very close to naming this recipe “not on a first date dip” because it contains a full head of roasted garlic. If you have never tried roasting garlic before it is so simple to do and is absolutely...

Chicken and Pickled Jalapeno Pizza

The pizza I concocted this week was admittedly a bit unusual, but ended up being fantastic! As with many of the dishes I make, it  started with the basic concept of something we know that we like, such as pizza,...
A flavorful southwestern frittata loaded with vegetables, chiles, hash browns, sausage, and melted cheese that is great for breakfast or dinner.

Southwestern Frittata

Breakfast for dinner was a complete success this week with this super flavorful southwestern frittata. Frittatas are a great way to use up leftover ingredients, in this case green peppers, onions, and hash browns, and I knew that adding cheese...
Easy, spicy beef tacos slow cooked in the crockpot and topped with your favorite Tex Mex ingredients

Crockpot Beef Tacos

There could be no more perfect of a weeknight meal than spicy beef tacos, cooked effortlessly in a crockpot while I am at work. These crockpot beef tacos are an easy meal that can be pulled together in minutes and...