Onion and Pepper Smothered Round Steak

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Once, a long time ago, my parents gave me a round steak. I, having no idea what a round steak was, stuck it in the freezer for months and months. Then, last week, after being inspired by the Williams Sonoma class on searing and...

Just a few suggestions for the Big Game

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Mystery Cake

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This is one of our new favorite cakes and I’m already looking for a reason to make it again. It’s so easy to put together and it tastes so good! The cake itself is a fairly basic spice cake with the classic flavor of cinnamon and...

Special K Product Review – and a question

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I really debated about writing this post. Does a product review have a proper place on a cooking/baking site? I couldn’t decide. I personally like reading product reviews on other sites. I love hearing about new foods and getting a true opinion of different...

Cinnamon Swirl Bread

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I love pretty much any type of quickbread or muffin. Check out the bread label on this blog for proof of that statement. I was looking for a new bread recipe to test out on my Sunday School class last week, and I saw...

Easy Fudgy Brownies

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I’m very particular about brownies. I don’t like chocolate cake at all, so if a brownie even remotely resembles the texture of cake, I won’t eat it. I want dense, chewy, fudgy brownies. And this recipe provided exactly what I was looking for. I’ve...

Crockpot Taco Chicken

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I had no idea this would be so good. I decided to make it spur of the moment because I happened to have the ingredients in the house and it seemed so easy. Even though I heard great things about it, I was still...

Braising – a few thoughts and a recipe

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Up until last week, I had no idea what braising was. I’d heard the term a few times, but just assumed it was something complicated, and moved on. But when I saw that Williams Sonoma was offering a (free) class on the subject, I...

Broccoli Frittata

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Breakfast for Dinner is one of our staples around here. We often have eggs, pancakes, or french toast for dinner because it’s quick and easy. One reason I love this frittata is it fits into the quick and easy category, but also makes breakfast...

Brown Sugar Baked Brie

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Pillsbury and MyBlogSpark provided me with a couple packages of crescent rolls and asked me to try out one of the appetizer recipes on the Pillbsury site. When I saw that Baked Brie was one of my choices, I knew that was the one...