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...
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...
A simple, spicy shrimp cocktail appetizer recipe

Sriracha Shrimp Cocktail

This past week has been a frustrating  computer week in our house. I am very glad to finally be posting this amazingly quick and easy Sriracha shrimp cocktail recipe because I am happy to finally have a computer that works!...
Spicy sausage stuffed peppers with Tex-Mex flavors and cheddar cheese that are simple to prepare

Sausage Stuffed Peppers

In our house, spicy foods are on the menu at least a few nights out of the week. This recipe for sausage stuffed peppers uses hot pork sausage with a variety of seasonings to make a filling for the peppers...
Crispy, fried chicken wontons with a spicy buffalo dipping sauce are a fun game day appetizer.

Buffalo Chicken Wontons

If you are not a fan of spicy foods then this appetizer recipe is not the one for you. These spicy, fried buffalo chicken wontons packed the heat and had tons of flavor. The crispy wonton wrapper had a perfect...
Easy, vegetarian stuffed mushroom appetizer recipe that is sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Stuffed Mushrooms

Mushrooms, cheese, and white wine sounds like the start to a nice a relaxing Friday night dinner. I was home early from work on a Friday afternoon and these stuffed mushrooms were supposed to be a pretty appetizer that I...
Creamy Rotel Chicken Wraps

Creamy Rotel Chicken Wraps

Always in search of a quick weeknight meal that is packed with flavor and that I can have on the table before we fly out the door for round number two of the day’s activities is my week’s biggest challenge. Wraps...
Crock pot Vegetarian Chili

Crock Pot Vegetarian Chili

There are not a ton of vegetarian recipes that get rave reviews in my house.  I try to at least have one meal per week that is meat-less, and my husband tries to be a good sport and work to...
Baked ziti

Baked Ziti

Any pasta covered with cheese just makes me happy. In this recipe ziti noodles are layered with cheese and meat sauce and are baked until they are bubbly and delicious. This is yet another common dish that I have tried many...
Pizza sauce

Pizza Sauce

What family doesn’t make pizza on a regular basis? My son would eat it several times per week if I would make it that often. He and I both are a bit picky about what makes a good sauce and...