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...

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 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!...
A grilled vegetable salad with fresh ingredients, pasta, and a light dressing that is ready in minutes.

Grilled Vegetable Salad

Relaxing with a dinner of grilled vegetables mixed with a light dressing and pasta on a warm summer night. What could be better? My husband doing the grilling on the hot grill! This grilled vegetable salad was delicious served warm...
An easy, delicious Italian stuffed chicken with mozzarella cheese, roasted red peppers, and oregano that the whole family will enjoy.

Italian Stuffed Chicken

Finally I have returned to make a new post of a meal that I put together this week. As is often the case, I was looking to use up some ingredients that were left in the refrigerator from previous meals,...
Chimichurri shrimp kabobs are fresh, spicy and grilled in minutes. Great as a meal or simply as an appetizer.

Chimichurri Shrimp Kabobs

I have a slight obsession with cilantro and look for excuses to put it in multiple dishes every week. My husband has a similar love for jalapenos. Chimichurri sauce is a perfect combination of these grocery staples in our house and...
A fresh, quick and easy tomatillo salsa recipe makes a perfect Mexican appetizer dip or can be used in enchiladas or as a marinade.

Tomatillo Salsa

  Have you ever had a specific craving for a food that really had no business being your dinner but you just couldn’t get it out of your mind until you ate it? Last week I had my mind set...