Harry & David $60 {giveaway closed} | The Friday Fifteen: March 22, 2013

This week feels like it has gone almost as quickly as that stack of cookies up there disappeared. Is it just me? We’re bustling around to get the house ready for the arrival of the many family members and friends who will be joining us for a Celebration of Life service next week for my [Read On]

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Energy Bars | Make Ahead Mondays

Time again for Tasty Penance wherein I apologize for all the fattening recipes I give you by offering a super healthy one that still tastes great. I present to you: Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Energy Bars! They taste ever so much like a proper oatmeal raisin cookie but they are good for you. How good for [Read On]

Roasted Garlic Spinach Alfredo Lasagna | Make Ahead Mondays

Remember how I said I was eating more healthy foods here? Well, I am. But I’m also doing things like what’s pictured above, so you should probably ignore any health claims I make. I’m TRYING to have willpower people, but then I go and do this to myself. Honest-to-Pete, this uses three cups of heavy [Read On]

Vanilla Yogurt and Berry Parfait | Make Ahead Mondays

  I’m thirty eight years old and I just started to like breakfast. I’m not even kidding. The truth is, until this point, the only time I wanted to eat anything before noon was when I was pregnant. Mind you, I was pregnant for a grand total of four-point-one-six (repeating fraction) years, but the point [Read On]

Grandma’s Snickerdoodles

My family lives, talks, dreams, plans, prepares, preaches, and eats food. We don’t breathe it, however, as aspirating food is generally acknowledged to be a bad idea. In short, we are all food maniacs. There have been a handful of time that I’ve been brought up short when chatting with people and they inform me [Read On]

Roasted Mushrooms with Thyme | Make Ahead Mondays

Last week, I posted a picture on Instagram of fifty two ounces of sliced mushrooms and asked, “Does this make anyone else weak in the knees?” Aside from one or two folks who replied that it made them weak in the stomach, most of you appear to be as devoted to mushrooms as I am. [Read On]

Bulk Italian Sausage and Broccoli Sausage Pasta | Make Ahead Mondays

  Have you ever been so intimidated to try making a certain thing in the kitchen that you put it off forever and a day. Then you finally work up the courage to try making it and are stunned to find it ridiculously easy? Such was the story with me and sausage a few years [Read On]

Pulled Pork Baked Potato Skins

I think it’s only fair I warn you I may not be held responsible for the number of exclamation points I use because I. Am. So. EXCITED! I have a simple, fabulous recipe to share with you AND I have a super, fantastic giveaway, too. Let’s start with the recipe because it’s almost Super Snack, [Read On]