Arroz Salad with Carnitas and Salsa Verde Vinaigrette

  Do you know someone who does everything from scratch, never using any kind of pre-packaged food item or ingredient?  Well, that is so not me! I do not care if I am a trained chef, there are just times when I either; Have no time. Have to get my kid somewhere across town in […]

Last Minute 4th of July Recipe Ideas

Sometimes it takes a long time to get organized for a holiday weekend. A holiday weekend which is meant to be about relaxation and enjoyment, and is often anything but! What to cook, where to go, what to do, kid friendly or adults only. It makes me tired just typing the words. All you need are […]

Slow Cooker Chicken and Artichoke Pasta

    I love to make enough food that I have leftovers. In fact, I don’t really know how to make small portions. Much of that is due to having a mother and grandmother from the south. They cooked enough to feed an army, as the saying goes. Mainly because they believed if someone should […]

Are you Ready for Easter?

It is Spring! Once again I am wondering where the time went? Wasn’t it just Christmas? Oh well, spring is my favorite season, because the flowers bloom and the trees grow new leaves. And my allergies are out of control.   But who cares, its Spring! In case you are a little behind, like I […]

Chicken Sausage Three Cheese Italian Style + Penne Frittata

    If you haven’t noticed yet, I love simple, fast and easy. Minimum prep time and ingredients but maximum flavor.  This Chicken Sausage Three Cheese Italian Style and Penne Frittata is all of the above. What really makes this dish though is the addition of a truly flavorful sausage. Johnsonville Sausages have always been on […]