Since our epic snow storm busted over the course of 24 hours, I found myself with nothing to do this weekend. I cleaned. I played around with some makeup. I made chex mix. I entertained the cats. That was all before 9:24 a.m. yesterday. What the heck was I going to do for the rest… Continue reading Pesto Shrimp & Vegetable Sheet Pan Dinner
Does anyone know how to pronounce 'gnocchi'? I've been saying it like 'no-key' my whole life and I have no idea if that's right or not. I'm just assuming the 'g' is silent. I've heard people pronounce it like 'noque-ee' before, with a more French-like annunciation on the 'no' sound. Who is right? I was… Continue reading Chicken & Gnocchi Soup
It's a snow storm bust for Oklahoma. A crazy storm system was off the Pacific coast earlier this week and models were going crazy. It's incredibly hard to predict volatile weather like snow and ice, especially right here smack dab in the middle of the country. We were preparing for the worst, yet hoping for… Continue reading Pumpkin Pecan Slab Pie
Don't you love when you get a sudden lightning bolt of inspiration and then create something beautiful from it? I do. That's exactly what happened to me in this dish. I had opened my fridge one day and was staring at all of the half empty bottles of jam, dressings, and sauces. I spotted my… Continue reading Chicken Caesar Zoodles
Every Christmas for the past decade or so, my family has made the same breakfast casserole for us to eat when we get done opening presents on Christmas morning. I've carried on the tradition since moving out, but I'm not sure Rob loves the breakfast casserole nearly as much as I do. This year will… Continue reading Chicken & Sun-Dried Tomato Frittata
I'm about to run out of room in my kitchen with all the cookie-baking I've been doing over the last few weeks. I only have one cookie jar, and four or five Christmas containers. I've been taking most of the Christmas cookies to work (which I think my co-workers appreciate), but I still have an… Continue reading Christmas Cake Mix Cookies
Who need chicken noodle soup when you can make it better? And I mean MUCH better. Season chicken in Greek seasoning and cook this soup with orzo, sun-dried tomatoes, capers, and kalamata olives. Soup has never tasted better!