All Purpose Spice Blend

All Purpose Spice Blend

No matter what you need to season, I’ve got you covered with this All Purpose Spice Blend. It’s the perfect combination of classic with a little something different.  School is out in T minus 4 days people. I’m preparing by creating a summer schedule, summer activity binder, signing everyone up for the summer reading program at

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars are one of the easiest and most delicious desserts around. Just a handful of ingredients and you’re on you way to dessert bliss. **UPDATE: this post was originally shared in 2012. Photos and text have been updated to better share my voice and photography skills. These Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars are

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Beer Marinated Steak Tacos

Beer Marinated Steak Tacos

If you’re in the Taco Tuesday everyday camp, you don’t want to miss these Beer Marinated Steak Tacos. Slightly citrusy, char grilled and topped with a deliciously creamy avocado sauce these will be the star of your next gathering.  We eat a lot of tacos. I love the versatility and often simplicity of them. I

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Instant Pot Mixed Berry Jam

Instant Pot Mixed Berry Jam

Take advantage of all those seasonal berries and a few minutes of free time and make this Instant Pot Mixed Berry Jam. My new favorite way to liven up breakfast and even dessert.  As you can probably tell, I’m still obsessed with the Instant Pot over here. Although I do imagine I won’t be using it

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Bourbon Bacon Meatballs

Bourbon Bacon Meatballs

Bourbon Bacon Meatballs are the perfect appetizer or main dish to devour while watching the Kentucky Derby this weekend. These meatballs are part ground beef, part ground bacon and tossed in a delicious homemade bourbon barbecue sauce. I’m teaming up with a huge, lovely group of fellow food bloggers and food photographers on Instagram today

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Cheeseburger Tostadas

Cheeseburger Tostadas

I’m combining an American favorite and Mexican classic to create these delicious Cheeseburger Tostadas. Crispy corn tortillas topped with seasoned ground beef, melted cheddar cheese, pickles, lettuce and tomatoes.  It’s finally, officially feeling like spring and that makes me all kinds of happy. We spent a gloriously beautiful weekend outside enjoying this newfound warm weather

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Bacon and Honey French Dressing

Bacon and Honey French Dressing

This homemade Bacon and Honey French Dressing is just what your salad needs this spring. Sweet, tangy with just a hint of smokiness.  It’s finally getting warm my friends and that means it’s salad time. Isn’t it funny how our appetites shift with the weather? Now that the sun is shining I’m definitely in the mood

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Mexicorn Dip

Mexicorn Dip

If you are looking for a super simple yet delicious appetizer, this Mexicorn Dip is just what you need. Only 4 ingredients and a few minutes required to make this delicious dip. **Update: This post was originally shared in 2013. Photos and text have been updated to better reflect the voice and style of this

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Instant Pot Coconut Lime Rice

Instant Pot Coconut Lime Rice

The Instant Pot obsession continues with this Instant Pot Coconut Lime Rice. Ridiculously easy to make and packed full of tropical flavor. I know warm weather will come some day guys and when it does I’ll be prepared with all the flavorful spring and summery recipes. I’ve been daydreaming about them constantly and have some

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