Thursday, April 21, 2011

Cashew Beef & Broccoli

Cashew Beef & Broccoli

I am a big fan of Asian food.  I always have been now that I think about it.  As far back as I can remember, I can think of my favorite Chinese restaurants and dishes to eat at home.  I also love sushi and Japanese steakhouses are among my...

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...