A savory with a tad bit of spicy cayenne pepper make these Ham and Cheese Breakfast Muffins a warm welcome to the day. These muffins are easy and can be made ahead the day before they are needed, then rewarmed before serving. Serve with butter or a drizzling of honey for a delicious savory sweet bite.
Our oldest is heading off to college in the fall, and our younger quickly following behind. Our time together is fleeting! As a mom, it freaks me out. So, in an effort to refocus our time together, without all of the distractions of the digital detours, we are joining in on the Power of Family Meals movement called Disconnect to Reconnect.
Strawberry picking is always a fun thing to do in spring when they’re in season. But without our strawberry monster of a niece at our side, most of the time we pick more than we can use! Thankfully, there’s no shortage of creative ways to use strawberries, like this easy Strawberry Salsa recipe. It’s super quick to prepare and made with basic ingredients.
Of course a sandwich with leftover ham, mustard and mayonnaise always hits the spot, but why not try something new and different with the leftovers? Something as easy as a sandwich? What about kabobs? Grilled Pineapple Ham Kabobs to be exact. A perfect kabob marriage, if you ask me. Plus, they were super quick to prepare, and only required two ingredient: the leftover ham and pineapple chunks.
This easy Broccoli Salad Recipe is such a perfect side dish for any occasion. Indifferent to broccoli? Not now. With this easy Broccoli Salad recipe, you may find that broccoli is your new best friend. Or at least you new favorite side dish. Plus, everyone needs a great go-to side salad recipe, and this one…
This Ginger Lime Roasted Shrimp recipe is quick, light and easy. So very easy! It’s easy enough for a weeknight meal, yet elegant enough for any special occasion. It makes quite the perfect compliment for salad, pasta or rice, and could easily be served as an appetizer too. The ginger and lime flavors is bright and fresh without overtaking the shrimp. Shrimp should taste like shrimp. I think Bubba would agree.
Our kids have enjoyed Eagles Nest Outfitters portable hammocks (ENO for short) for a few years now. They take them almost everywhere they go. Welcome our daughter Hope, as she shares about ENOs. They’re one her favorite things. Plus, there’s a special treat that follows too (hint: it begins with a “give” and ends with an “away.”) Take it away, Hope!
I love Deviled Eggs. I always have. If you like them as much as I do, you know how difficult it is to try to eat just one. Usually I only enjoy them around the holidays or at someone else’s home for a special get together or celebration. In which case, I can’t dump several dozen on my plate and run away to eat them. That’s not in the holiday spirit! No, it wouldn’t be looked upon kindly. But don’t think it hasn’t crossed my mind.
Honestly, I get bored with lunch. The same old, same old, well … it gets old. But it doesn’t have to. Enter the White Bean Cheddar Melt, a recipe I discovered at Bush’s Beans. Yep, white beans in a sandwich. I know. It sounds a little different, but different is good, right? Especially with this sandwich.
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Recently I was contacted by KitchenAid to participate in a recipe challenge utilizing our Side-by-Side Counter-Depth refrigerator by creating a springtime no-bake cake. The formal challenge: ELEVATE A NO-BAKE CAKE. PLUS KitchenAid and BlogHer are sponsoring a giveaway too! But let’s talk cakes and challenges first.
To me, salmon is one of those foods that is best when prepared simply. Most foods are. A bit of salt, olive oil, and charcoal smoke are the perfect compliment to this rich, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth fish. So, after quite a bit of trial and error I’ve settled on a simple char-grilled method, cooked to medium. Of course, always begin with the best salmon you can purchase.
Anyway, these guys make a great pair for sure, and you will find that this Chocolate Biscotti dunked in a great cup of coffee is no exception. No bland biscotti here. No siree bobtail. It is quite the perfect biscotti. It is rich, and chocolatey, of course with the satisfying crunch that biscotti delivers. It just begs for a good cup of Joe. You’ll see.