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!
I've been in a tizzy trying to clean out my freezer. My freezer was in such bad shape: things thrown in willy-nilly, half packages of pie crusts and frozen vegetables, freezer-burned items. A much needed deep-clean was in store for me. I had six pork chops in there of various varieties. A couple of bone-in… Continue reading Al Pastor Pork Chops
Sugar is one of the most addicting substances in the world. It buries itself deep inside your brain thinking you need it---always. The holidays make it extremely hard to not overdo it on the sugar. I've found myself sneaking one cookie...two cookies...three cookies or more. Once you get one, you can't stop. These brownie cookies… Continue reading Christmas Brownie Cookies
I'm more than halfway done Christmas shopping and it's not even December yet. I consider that a win. Usually, I'm one of those crazy people making a mad dash for the stores on December 23rd. I'm a perpetual procrastinator at all things in life, Christmas shopping included. I'll even fight the two things I hate… Continue reading Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole
I've spent the whole weekend baking and meal prepping. Two different types of cookies, a fritatta, salad, soup, and two meals later---and I think I'm finally done. I usually cook everything on the weekends, but I was in full force cook mode this weekend. The kitchen is my calming, serene place and I needed a… Continue reading Mini Everything Cheese Balls
One of the best things to do in the summer in Oklahoma is go camping. Granted, you can only go a few weekends out of the early-portion of summer before the heat becomes unbearable. I wasn't able to camp this year, but I really want to again next year. I also want to try some… Continue reading Fireside S’mores Cookies