asian · Chicken · Squash September

Copycat Panda Express Mushroom Chicken

We don't eat a lot of fast food anymore. The older your get, the less appealing drive-through fast food is. I remember being in college and devouring a plate of nachos bell grande at 2 in the morning. If I did that now, it would not end well. The only "fast food" I partake in---albeit in a… Continue reading Copycat Panda Express Mushroom Chicken

dinner · italian · pasta · Squash September

Pumpkin-Basil Spaghetti & Meatballs

Let's talk spaghetti. Spaghetti has invaded American kitchens for years. It's cheap to make, feeds a whole family, and fills you up quick. There are a million different ways to make it, and a million different ways to eat it. When we make spaghetti, nine times out of ten we use pre-made, jarred sauce and… Continue reading Pumpkin-Basil Spaghetti & Meatballs

dinner · pork

Hungarian Pork Tenderloin & Potatoes

It's another football Sunday in this household! Unfortunately, my beloved Broncos weren't playing (on TV in this market), but I still managed to squeeze a few games in for my viewing pleasure. We had an eventful morning, waking up suuuuper early to get ready for our Save-The-Date pictures (squee!) and then had an AMAZING brunch at… Continue reading Hungarian Pork Tenderloin & Potatoes

Chicken · dinner

Porcini & Pea Risotto with Chicken Sausage

One of the very first dishes I ever cooked for my family was risotto. A bold choice for such an amateur cook, I know. Risotto isn't typically something that home cooks know how to make, and it's very time-consuming and difficult. But, about 10 years ago, I was challenged with the task of making my… Continue reading Porcini & Pea Risotto with Chicken Sausage

italian · pasta · vegetable

Spicy Primavera with Asparagus, Carrot & Prosciutto

Today, my reporter and I went to Perkins, Oklahoma, for a story about dog dumping. It was a pretty sad situation. Since Perkins is a small town in rural Oklahoma, they have a problem with people dumping unwanted animals out on the country roads. In this case, two dogs (a male and female) were dumped at… Continue reading Spicy Primavera with Asparagus, Carrot & Prosciutto