Honey Beer Bread

We had one lone bottle of beer in the refrigerator. Leftover from who knows when…possibly from when we moved into our house. Neither of us are big beer drinkers, and I’ve been slowly using up our small suppy on...

Barbecue Meatballs

If you are looking for the perfect meal for a cold winter night, this could be it. The Pioneer Woman calls it “comfort food to the max”, and I definitely agree. I just bought The Pioneer Woman Cooks –...

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Another pumpkin recipe…have I overwhelmed anyone yet? I can’t help it – I love baking with pumpkin, and this recipe is no exception. Chocolate chip pumpkin bread…doesn’t it just sound good? I got this recipe from my friend Katie,...

Carrot Fries

Yes, you read that right. Fries made out of carrots. Is anybody still reading? I hope so, because these are my new dinner addiction. They taste just like sweet potato fries – hot and semi-crispy and salty. And they’re...

Alice’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m on a search for the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe. I found this recipe on a blog post titled “The Best EVER chocolate chip cookie recipe.” Sounds promising, right? Unfortunately, it’s not exactly what I’m looking for. However,...

Homemade Tortillas

The idea of homemade tortillas may seem like a lot of work, but trust me, it’s worth it. Last night we ate chicken fajitas on warm chewy tortillas straight off the griddle. It’s a completely different fajita experience. Tortillas...

Baked Pasta with Chicken Sausage

Another winning recipe from mykitchencafe. This is everything you could want in a baked pasta dish. It’s warm, cheesy, full of wonderful tomato flavor, and just the slightest bit creamy. We loved it. Mike originally rated it a 4,...

Pumpkin Spice Scones

Make these. Seriously. They are incredible. I thought I had found my favorite scone recipe┬ápreviously (and those are really good), but these are better. They are moist and sweet and full of wonderful pumpkin flavor. And the icing? Don’t...

French Bread

French Bread Recipe

Saturdays are my bread baking days. Whenever I’m cleaning, or doing laundry, or another chore I don’t enjoy, it’s nice to simultaneously have the wonderful yeasty smell of rising and baking bread in the kitchen. It cheers me up....

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

This is one of my favorite fall recipes (also known as pumpkin gobs). Last year when I discovered the recipe, I think I made them three times in a one week time period! (Don’t worry, I gave most of...