Archive for January, 2009



I had high expectations for these cookies, since I love, love, love oreos.  I was slightly disappointed by the taste of the filling, a little to buttery for my liking.  I did however, enjoy the chocolate wafer cookie.  They would defiantly be great with ice-cream or frozen yogurt filling.  On my next attempt with these […]

This is another week night favorite!  It’s fast, simple, and most of the ingredients can be found hanging out in our pantry and freezer on any given night.  This is also my submission for this month’s Tasty Tools event featuring measuring devices, hence the pretty picture of my All-Clad measuring cup filled to the brim […]

This recipe has been in the back of my mind for months now.  When we received numerous jars of homemade jelly for Christmas I knew this would be the perfect bread to accompany the yummy jelly.  This is a great recipe for first time bread bakers, as the directions were easy to follow.  The only […]

Crockpot Roast


This is by far one of our favorite weeknight go-to recipes; I absolutely love coming home to the smell of this in the Crockpot.  Nothing screams comfort food like this easy and versatile roast.  It can even be jazzed up for company by stirring in sour cream, peas, or mushrooms during the last 30 minutes.  […]

A few days ago there were two zucchini sitting in the fridge teetering on the brink of extinction waiting to be used.  I originally thought zucchini bread but in light of trying to eat a little better I decided to do a little searching on one my favorite foodie websites TasteSpotting for inspiration.  The following […]

Kyle the chocoholic loves soufflé, so when we began dating I was determined to learn to make it.  My prior go to soufflé recipe came from Martha Stewart, it’s really tasty but has a few more steps than I would like.  I have been on the hunt for a new recipe for the last couple […]

Kyle and I absolutely love Mexican food, it rates right up there with Italian food.  Because of this love I am always on the look out for new Mexican recipes.  I stumbled onto this one a few days ago and thought it looked great.  It will definitely be added to our list of go to […]