Blue Cheese Twice-Baked Potatoes

A few years ago, a good friend brought along a dish of mashed potatoes to a potluck and surprised us all by announcing they...

Pumpkin Cheesecake With Gingersnap Crust

Had a lovely time celebrating Thanksgiving with family this year, spending the day sharing stories, lots of laughs, and of course…lots of delicious food!...

Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I’m taking off to go home to my folks’ and spend time with family.  But beforehand, wanted to leave you with...

Tortellini With Balsamic Brown Butter

Some people have shelves full of cookbooks in their house.  Others have piles and files of recipes clipped from magazines.  Me?  I have ne-ver-end-ing...

Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

I may not be a huge fan of Christmas music in November.  Or Christmas merchandise hitting stores in October (ughhh).  But there is one...

Tilapia With Cilantro-Lemon Butter

“Looks like we made it….  Look how far we’ve come now baby…!” Ok, I’m actually not a big country music fan, but wahoo!!!  Made...

White Bean & Ham Soup

After a few glorious weeks of sunny and surprisingly warm fall weather, the temperature in Kansas City finally dropped today, making it feel much...

Cocoa and Chili Rubbed Pork Chops

I don’t know about other grocery stores across the country, but I feel like ours in Kansas City are always running sales on pork! ...

Roasted Veggie Wrap

I have three words for you today.  Read very, very carefully.  You won’t want to miss them. Smoked.  Swiss.  Cheese. Oh my goodness!!!  Up...

Lemon, Garlic & Thyme Drumsticks

For our second day of Cheap Eats Week, thought that it was time to feature a sadly under-appreciated member of the meat department —...

Pomegranate Salad With Honey-Cider Vinaigrette

Ok, so I wasn’t really planning to add this impromptu little salad to the blog.  (And thus, my apologies for the lack of prep...

Chipotle Chicken Cups

As much as I love creativity in the kitchen, and have no fear about testing out brand new recipes on a crowd (for better...