Banana Split Cupcakes

So I’ve had a total craving for a banana split this week.  Fresh bananas…warm chocolate…that perfect cherry on top…  But alas, the only problem...

Spinach & Lemon Soup With Orzo

So did you raise an eyebrow at the name of this soup?  I did!!  :) One of my friends actually posted the recipe on...

Easy Lemon Cookies

I have to confess… As much as I love making homemade cookies entirely from scratch (which is what I do about 95% of the...

Roasted Corn Pudding In Acorn Squash

Once again, I am making a serious endeavor this week to sort through some of the favorite food-blogging recipes I’ve bookmarked over the last...

Thai Chicken Quesadillas

Somehow this turned into Asian food week at my place!  It all began with a craving for my favorite fresh Vietnamese spring rolls.  Then...

Puppy Chow (a.k.a. “Muddy Buddies”)

This classic homemade Puppy Chow recipe (a.k.a. “Muddy Buddies”) only takes about 10 minutes to make, and always tastes downright irresistible. Yep.  Guilty pleasure...

Pineapple, Mango and Avocado Salsa

So can you tell I’ve had fresh pineapple in the house this week??  :)  Couldn’t resist…for $1.99, had to buy at least two!! After...

Pineapple, Orange & Banana Smoothie

If you look on the top shelf of my fridge, there are three drinks you’re guaranteed to find: a pitcher of iced tea, milk…and...

Garlic Cheddar Biscuits (A La Red Lobster)

Once upon a time, there were two friends who moved in together as roommates just after college.  One was continuing on with a master’s...

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies (Double Chocolate Chip Cookies)

I’ve been on a quest these last few years to find my absolute favorite go-to recipes for some classic cookies.  And while I was...

top nine of ’09!!!

top nine of ’09!!!

Ok, I know I’m exactly a week late posting this.  But still wanted to celebrate some of the fun of my first year —...

Colorful Orange Salad With Mandarin-Cider Vinaigrette

WOW – what a winter!  I’m all for a little snow this season, a few months of cozy, chilly days, and even a few...