Guaranteed Crispy BAKED Sweet Potato Fries

I am passionate about sweet potato fries. Possibly, I qualify as being clinically obsessed with them. I can’t think of a single food I crave more consistently than the salty sweet perfection that is sweet potato fries. If I go out to dinner and sweet potato fries are on the menu, I order them. It [Read On]

Easy Baked Ranch Fish Tacos {30 Minute Meal from Scratch}

My husband has done mucho business travel lately and eaten roughly a metric ton of restaurant food. To hear him tell it, he’s good and tired of eating out. “It’s the same thing all the time! Bread, meat, brown stuff, heavy, low on the veggies! I want some home cooking!” Leaving aside the fact that [Read On]

Baked Ranch Fish Nuggets {30 minute meal}

I caught my eight year old son in a compliant mood the other day. He was being so sweet and considerate that it gave me a great idea. I asked him to repeat something specific he had just said so I could record it with my iPhone so I could play it back again and [Read On]

Tequila Lime Pork Tenderloin

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by the Ohio Pork Council and in part by the Ohio Soybean Council. All recipes, photos, opinions, and silliness remain all me. It is probably pretty obvious by this point that we are a household that REALLY digs pork.: as in three to five meals a week level [Read On]

Easy Bacon Pea Salad

Salad and I are like *THIS*. That probably comes at no surprise at this point. What you may not know, though, is that I have an especially soft spot for marinated salads. You know which ones I mean… The ones that fill bowl after bowl at late spring and summer parties. The ones in oil [Read On]

Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Mix

When I shared my Homemade Cool Ranch Doritos recipe two weeks ago, I suggested using homemade dry ranch dressing mix in the seasoning. I then received several kind but confused emails from readers asking just where on  FWF they could find this recipe. Um, oops? I hadn’t published it yet. Today, I make it right [Read On]

Greek Salad Gyro Plate {restaurant diy}

Earlier last week I talked about my deep and abiding love for the gyro plate I had when I went out to lunch with my mom and sisters. You HAD to know that this was coming, right? That meal was pure perfection to my brain. It was a salad, and we ALL know how I [Read On]

Greek Salad Dressing

You should know that I am incapable of resisting a salad.  This is almost entirely due to my dear, sweet mother’s BIG GREEN SALAD habit. I know a lot of women blanch at the thought of becoming their mother, but this is not a concern for me. My mom is a saint. She’s a nurse [Read On]