Vegetarian Black Bean Soup

I know, I know. Who writes a soup recipe in the middle of Summer while living in California? Me. I don't think it's that bad to be writing a soup recipe considering most of us are working from home, should be quarantining as much as possible, and if you are anything like me wishing for … Continue reading Vegetarian Black Bean Soup

Homemade Pretzels

Do you have a spouse, significant other, or best friend obsessed with pretzels? Does this person get pretzel anything anytime that they can? I am talking about pretzels, pretzel bites, pretzels buns, pretzel pizza crust (yes, that is a thing). If you know someone like this or you ARE this person then this recipe is … Continue reading Homemade Pretzels

Enchilada Zucchini Boats

I will sadly admit in a land and time long long ago I believed in the whole "low carb" diet trend. I actually developed lots of recipes and ate that way for nearly a year, and not because I needed to lose weight, but because I bought into the hype that bread, noodles, and potatoes … Continue reading Enchilada Zucchini Boats

Honey Mustard Brussels Sprouts

I love a good sprout. If you don't like brussels sprouts or you refuse to even try them we cannot be friends. These are not your grandma's or mom's boiled brussels sprouts. It is time evolve, friend. Branch out a little. These have TEXTURE and are nice and crunchy on the outside while being delicate … Continue reading Honey Mustard Brussels Sprouts

BBQ Maple Chicken Wings

I have an unhealthy obsession with chicken wings or as my child self referred them "chicken on the bone". Chicken wings are easy, delicious, and possibilities are endless with cooking/flavor options! These are simple, easy, bbq'd, and most importantly - delicious! Try them for your next weekend snack!! Ingredients: 2lbs of party style chicken wings … Continue reading BBQ Maple Chicken Wings

The best gift Dillon has ever given me

I had no intention to ever write this or ever had the notion to write about "these kind of things" on this blog. Why? I don't know. It took me about 10 years to decide to even share my writing publicly and when I mention "writing" I mean recipes, and then even more time to … Continue reading The best gift Dillon has ever given me

Quarantine Enchilada Casserole

Well, the people have spoken. I posted this on Facebook and it was probably our most popular recipe request yet. Casserole. Y'all are killing it out there in quarantine. I personally really like a GOOD casserole, and what I mean by GOOD is NOT soggy, overly saturated in goop, salty, and generic. Getting texture into … Continue reading Quarantine Enchilada Casserole

Sriracha Apricot Drumsticks

Birthday Food! A few weeks before the end of the world it was Dillon's Birthday! Yay! March 8th in case you are a loser, missed it, and owe him a gift. We had a feast of a day with all his favorite foods. I started with Southwest Eggrolls and I haven't decided if I am … Continue reading Sriracha Apricot Drumsticks

Jalapeno Popper Coins

New Blog - First Recipe! I promise I will not tell you my life long story regarding this jalapeno popper coins recipe, or how they came to me in a dream, or how the grass moved with the wind one day inspired me to make this recipe, because, frankly, none of that is true. Obviously. … Continue reading Jalapeno Popper Coins