Bacon Pimento Cheese Chicken Bliss (or Hot Bacon Pimento Cheese Bliss Dip)

Pimento cheese has been called the pate of the south and it is the star of this chicken recipe.   I made my own pimento cheese but if you were pressed for time you could pick up some of your favorite brand and mix it in with the bacon before topping the chicken.  The crispy bacon takes it over the top!  Throw in some diced … Continue reading Bacon Pimento Cheese Chicken Bliss (or Hot Bacon Pimento Cheese Bliss Dip)

Rosemary Orange Pork Loin Roast {in your Crockpot}

There are some recipes that are dinner party worthy because they can be prepped ahead of time,  they look kinda fancy, make your house smell amazing and above all, taste really good.  This is one of those! You can put this together in minutes, no need to marinate the pork before you put it in the crock pot, and cooking for hours on low heat … Continue reading Rosemary Orange Pork Loin Roast {in your Crockpot}

Super Seed Oatmeal for Super Immunity

I just finished reading Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s book Super Immunity, a nutritional guide promising to help you live longer, stronger and with fewer diseases.  Furhman believes the key is eating a plant based diet of nutrient dense foods. If I don’t have the ingredients on hand to make a green smoothie like this or this in the morning, it can be difficult to get a … Continue reading Super Seed Oatmeal for Super Immunity

Cheesy Baked Beefy Squash Boats with Honey Sriracha Sauce

How about that for a long recipe name? I suppose I could just call this Beefy Squash Boats or even simpler Squash Boats but I don’t want to leave out what takes this dish over the top: the spicy-sweet honey sriracha sauce that you can put together in minutes.  This is a great way to use your summer squash and if you want to double … Continue reading Cheesy Baked Beefy Squash Boats with Honey Sriracha Sauce

Chicken Cheesesteak {in your Crockpot}

It is wayyy too hot where I am to turn on the oven these days so the crock pot is my best friend and I’m sharing another crockpot recipe today. This one was adapted from Crockpot Cheesesteak Pulled Chicken  from How Sweet It Is, one of the first food blogs I discovered and am still inspired by.  I opted to skip the buns, but go for … Continue reading Chicken Cheesesteak {in your Crockpot}

Dinner and a Show: A Night at Living Social DC Cooking Class

What did I say when Living Social DC asked me to be their guest at my pick of one their hands-on cooking classes?  Absolutely yes! I think cooking classes are  fun way to get ideas and freshen your skills in the kitchen.  In grad school I volunteered at a cooking school in Chapel Hill  (which means I cut up a lot of vegetables and poured … Continue reading Dinner and a Show: A Night at Living Social DC Cooking Class