Ham and Cheese Breakfast Muffins Recipe

Ham Cheese Breakfast Muffins Recipe

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.

Easy Strawberry Salsa Recipe

strawberry salsa recipe

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.

Grilled Pineapple Ham Kabobs Recipe

Grilled Pineapple Ham Kabobs Recipe

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.

Easy Ginger Lime Roasted Shrimp Recipe

Easy Ginger Lime Roasted Shrimp Recipe

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.

Perfect Deviled Eggs Recipe

Perfect Deviled Eggs Recipe

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.

Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe

Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe

Thankfully smoothies have become a regular favorite in our home and not just for breakfast, or a snack. Frequently a smoothie is preferred for a lighter lunch or sometimes supper as well. And this Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie is one of those smoothies that’s perfect for any meal.

White Bean Cheddar Melt Recipe

White Bean Cheddar Melt Recipe

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.

Meyer Lemon Thyme Icebox Cake Recipe

Lemon Thyme Icebox Cake Recipe

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.

Perfect Grilled Salmon Recipe

Perfect Grilled Salmon Recipe

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.

Easy Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

easy peanut butter cookies recipe

This recipe for peanut butter cookies so easy, and basic enough that it can adapted for a variety of sweet treats, as in making peanut butter ice cream sandwiches! Of course, these peanut butter cookies are fine all by themselves with a big glass of milk, but it sure is fun to make special treats from time to time too.

Grilled Candied Bacon Recipe

Grilled Candied Bacon Recipe

That is until a couple of weeks ago when I realized it was okay to explore the bacon and all that it embodied, especially when smothered with brown sugar and a bit of black pepper. And man, it was good. Great even. So we made it again. And then again. Thrice. Ya know, to make up for those five years, and such. So now here we are. Candied Bacon done our way. On the grill. Easy peasy. Bacon+brown sugar+black pepper+a grill (or oven). Goodness abounds, y’all. It does. In bacon form.

Oatmeal Walnut Caramel Coffee Cake Recipe

Oatmeal Walnut Caramel Coffee Cake Recipe

Once in a while a great mistake happens. I think the mistakes that happen in the kitchen are the very best. Don’t you? Take this Oatmeal Walnut Caramel Coffee Cake Recipe, for example. This recipe began late one night as an attempt to satisfy a craving for caramel blondies. It was too late and I… 

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