Monday, April 18, 2011

Honey Wheat Waffles

honey wheat waffles

Bridal showers abound!  I have had three and they have all been so wonderful!  My hand hurts from writing thank-you’s but it’s so completely worth it.  After making my way through everything I have finally gotten to use a couple of gifts and the first – the lovely waffle...

Friday, April 15, 2011

Herbed Chicken Soup with Orzo

Herbed Chicken Soup with Orzo

Yes, it is spring but I couldn’t help posting this soup.  I really love soup, even in summer and this one is no exception.  I have had a bit of a fetish with orzo pasta for the last several months.  I just love it.  It’s so cute and versatile...

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Slow-Cooker Pulled Chicken, Gate’s Style

pulled chicken

‘ It’s (finally) spring-time in Kansas City and that means a few things: it’s 6:30 p.m., the sun is still shining and the birds are still chirping.  Also, Worlds of Fun opens in a couple of weeks.  It also means that BBQ grills are ready to go for the...

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Turkey Meatloaf

Turkey Meatloaf

I think I mentioned a while back that I was on a ground turkey kick.  I meant it.  I’ve been making turkey meatloaf for a while now.  It’s comforting.  And who doesn’t love comfort food?  I do.  And when I can make it a little healthier, I like it...

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Cream Cheese Mints

Cream Cheese Mints

Still counting down, 35 days to go!  I can’t believe how close the big day is getting and even more, I can’t believe how calm I am!  I spent some time in the kitchen today with my mom, sister and two nephews.  We filled our day making cake, cupcakes, sugar cookies...

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Cinnamon Sugar Doughnut Muffins


It seems like there are a lot of doughnut and doughnut muffin recipes making their way around the blog world.  I don’t know about you but I swore off doughnuts a long time ago.  I remember after morning cheerleading practices in high school, everyone would jump into a car,...