A simple dessert made with crescent rolls. Take 30 minutes to make easy apple pie bites, with cinnamon sugar and caramel.
Cole slaw is one of those things you either love or hate. If you bring it to a cookout or party, sometimes it will all go fast...or other times people will hardly touch it. When given the choice between slaw or pasta or potato salad, people usually choose the starchier side dish. I've always liked… Continue reading Memphis Coleslaw
I think I've gotten a contact high from some paint job Rob was working on. Wooh. Not nearly enough ventilation in this apartment, that's for sure. I also made matters worse by busting out the grill pan and grilling up some bratwurst for lunch. The grill pan and brats produced a lot of smoke; I… Continue reading Thai Almond Zoodle Bowl
It's been so long since I've had a sweet dessert. Scratch that. It's been just a few days. But it feels like forever. I've never been a person with a sweet tooth. When it comes to breakfast, I choose savory over sweet things like pancakes, waffles, and French toast every time. Desserts are great, but… Continue reading Triple Berry Oatmeal Bars
Rob and I held our first dinner party as a married couple last weekend for Cinco de Mayo. I was up early that Saturday (which is normal) and prepared for our meal: a taco bar with my delicious honey-lime poblano chicken tacos and regular beef. All of the fixings were pre-cut that morning: lettuce, tomato,… Continue reading Piña Colada Tres Leches Cake
Every Wednesday our local newspaper has a section dedicated to food. There are local restaurant reviews, what's happening in the food scene, and an old lady that give recipes like "basic bread" and "green bean casserole" that crack me up. They also run a lot of syndicated recipes from bigger papers, and I get a… Continue reading Frozen Yogurt Blueberry Bites
You know how everyone says you gain 15 pounds during your first semester in college? The "freshman fifteen"? Why did nobody warn me about the "honeymoon fifteen"?! I've seriously gained 15 pounds since our wedding. Granted, the holidays were thrown in right after our wedding in October, so that didn't help any. I'm now absolutely… Continue reading Maple-Pecan Sweet Potato Slices