Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Avocado, Tomato & Corn Salad

Avocado, Corn & Tomato Salad

All I keep thinking to myself is “wouldn’t this salad taste really good if I were eating it from the deck of our pontoon boat?”  Because, it would, right?  No, we don’t have a pontoon boat but we came very close to signing on the dotted line this weekend....

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Smoked Turkey Sausage Skillet with Israeli Couscous

Smoked Turkey Sausage & Israeli Couscous Skillet

I think summer is officially here because I am feeling the humidity!  I’m pretty sure I should just stop doing my hair.  I must admit though that we had a great spring.  And summer did arrive a little more slowly than usual so I can’t complain.  It’s all about tank tops...

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Enchilada Burgers

Enchilada Burgers

I am fully aware that my enchilada obsession is nearly out-of-control right now.  I just can’t stop making homemade sauce.  And I can’t stop thinking of ways to use it, other than the obvious. And it is summer, after all, which translates to grilling season, which actually translates to...

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Sea Salt & Vinegar Popcorn

Sea Salt & Vinegar Popcorn

So, we are going hiking this summer.  It’s not just a hiking trip; not just a camping trip.  It’s a backpacking-hiking-camping trip with NINTH GRADERS.  Nearly 20 of them! I probably should be absolutely terrified but I’m absolutely stoked for this trip!  We will leave home on a Saturday...

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Beef Enchilada Pasta

Beef Enchilada Pasta

Have you ever had the idea in your head that you don’t like something, and then come to find out, you just don’t like the store-bought version of that something? Well, here’s mine: enchilada sauce.  I thought I hated “red sauce” enchiladas.  As it turns out, I just hate...

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Blueberry Vanilla Pudding Cookies

Blueberry Vanilla Pudding Cookies Recipe

Wow, it’s been a long time since I have shared a cookie recipe!  And these are not just any cookies.  They aren’t just pudding cookies with blueberries. Finally, they are a cookie that Paul will actually eat!  His sweet tooth is as nearly non-existent.  This poses a problem for...