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...

Butternut Squash and Crab Bisque

I still remember being introduced to this amazing soup a few years ago, and I had my first taste of the brilliant sweet butternut...

Wasabi Smashed Potatoes

What can you buy with $0.88 nowadays?  A candy bar?  An apple?  A can of beans?? Well, at my grocery store last week, that...

Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes

Yes, you read correctly.  Three favorite words, all combined into one fabulous dessert.  :) I made my first batch of these this weekend to...