Stuffed Mushrooms With Blue Cheese & Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

A few years ago, I was at a birthday party for my boss, thrown by one of his good friends who also happens to be an outstanding cook.  But while I had every intention of saving my appetite for his world-famous Kansas City barbeque, pretty sure I completely blew...

Roasted Garlic Chicken Pizza

This is a sponsored review from BlogHer and Kraft. I’m back again with the second recipe for Real Women of Philadelphia!  And oh my heavens.  Any of you pizza lovers out there won’t want to miss this one… Basically, this is my version of the beloved garlic chicken pizza...

interview on “green couch design”

interview on “green couch design”

I had the honor of being interviewed by friends at “Green Couch Design” this week!  For anyone interested, feel free to check out the link here.  :)

Twix Trifles

This is a sponsored review from BlogHer and Kraft. One of the great “injustices” of my childhood was having to stand in line at the grocery store, with Twix bars and their gorgeous gold wrappers just inches away, calling my name.  But despite my puppy-dog eyes, my pleas, my...

“the good neighbor cookbook” giveaway

“the good neighbor cookbook” giveaway

Many of you know that the reason I got into cooking (and now the reason I blog) is because I so strongly believe in the profound blessing that good food can be when shared with those you love. So I am truly excited to introduce to you the newly-released...

send in your questions!

send in your questions!

Hey everyone!  Ok, I know I totally fell off the boat with “Mailbox Mondays” these past few months.  Life has been c-c-c-crazy.  But, I have saved up all of your questions and am ready and stoked to dive back in this summer!  Whoo! To kick things off, though, I...

Stained Glass Jello

As I was thinking of recipes for Memorial Day this year, I remembered this fun recipe that I actually made and photographed for the 4th of July last year, that somehow never made it to the blog.  It’s basically a classic stained glass jello recipe — red, white and...

Funfetti Cupcakes

Who loves sprinkles?!?!? (I do!  I do!) For years, I used to make the famous “funfetti” cakes from a box mix.  But making them from scratch is so much more fun!  Seriously, the cake mix is totally simple, plus you get the joy of mixing in a big handful...

Easy Chicken Tortellini Soup

Being that it’s the middle of May and strangely freezing right now — yes, suddenly we went from weather in the 90’s back to highs in the low-50s — I’ve been craving warm soups.  So amongst some other favorite winter soup recipes I have pulled back out, I also...

Chicken Caesar Salad

I love Caesar salads. But…I have to admit I do not love Caesar salad dressings made with raw eggs (even at restaurants).  I also do not love salad dressings that have the calorie count of an entire meal.  Which of course, traditional Caesar salad dressings are usually made with...

facebook giveaway: “misto gourmet olive oil sprayer”

facebook giveaway: “misto gourmet olive oil sprayer”

Head on over to the Gimme Some Oven Facebook Page to enter this week’s giveaway for a “Misto Gourmet Stainless Steel Olive Oil Sprayer”! As I just mentioned in yesterday’s How To Make Homemade Croutons post, this little sprayer is one of my favorite kitchen gadgets.  It’s super easy...

How To Make Homemade Croutons

Learn how to make homemade croutons with this simple and versatile recipe! Leftover stale bread? No brainer.  Time to make croutons! Seriously, homemade croutons are super-easy to make, and they are way tastier than anything you can buy at the store.  You also don’t have to worry about preservatives or...