Friday, January 3, 2014

Aunt Marion’s Kale Salad with Garlic-Shallot Vinaigrette

Date & Almond Kale Salad with Garlic-Shallot Vinaigrette

Please forgive me – I have been hoarding this special kale salad all to myself for weeks.  It all started at Thanksgiving.  I know!  I can’t believe I held out for so long.  Truthfully, we had a fabulous meal for Thanksgiving but the dish that everyone raved about?  This, Paul’s...

Friday, December 27, 2013

Top 13 of 2013

Top 13 of 2013

Ahh, the optional-but-somewhat-required “Top Post of the Year” Post.  I actually debated on whether to do this post or not.  I did it in 2011 when I started the blog, I did it last year because I did it the year before and this year, well, I wasn’t sure...

Thursday, December 19, 2013

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cornflake Bars

No Bake Peanut Butter Cornflake Bars

Most of you know that I work in group insurance.  All of my clients purchase different lines of insurance from different carriers for various reasons and they do so to provide health, life, dental, vision, etc. coverage to their employees.  I’m an account manager which basically means that I...

Monday, December 16, 2013

Cranberry Orange Blondies

Cranberry Orange Blondies

I feel like all I have been doing lately is eating. We have already kicked off family Christmas celebrations, starting this past weekend with my family. Everyone was together at my parents house. Paul and I were the last to arrive and we walked in to FOOD. I think...

Monday, December 9, 2013

French Onion Pork Chops

French Onion Pork Chops

This post is sponsored by the National Pork Board and the recipe also appears in their Cooking for Comfort eCookbook.  If you asked me or my sister how we define comfort food, I am 100 percent positive that we would both have the same answer.  We would say “my mom’s onion...

Friday, December 6, 2013

What I’m baking this holiday season.

18 Recipes for Holiday Baking from www.bakeyourday.net

Sweets, sweets, sweets, that’s almost what this season is all about.  I hope you are putting your mixer and measuring cups to plenty of work this Christmas season making up some sweet treats to share with friends and neighbors.  I am, mostly in the form off cookies! When I was...