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Monthly Archive: August, 2013

Braised Short Ribs {in your Crockpot}

Admittedly one of my cooking weaknesses or areas of inexperience is cooking meat on the bone.   I’ve never roasted a whole chicken (it is on my cooking to-do list) and  we didn’t… Continue reading

Chicken with Sticky (Honey-Beer) Sauce

On most nights when I’m making dinner I’ll have some wine in one of our recycled wine bottle glasses.   I like their shape;  they’re hardy in the dishwasher and I don’t worry about… Continue reading

Hot Cocoa Cookies

On my way to work this morning, I cringed when the radio told me that the roads were extra crowded with back to school traffic.  Already?! Can it be?! I’m not letting summer… Continue reading

Crabby Corn Dip

This past weekend Joe and I were honored at an engagement party (thank you to our hosts for making us feel so special and for a great night!)  I wanted to bring an… Continue reading

Honey Apple Pork {in your Crockpot}

I haven’t posted a crockpot recipe in almost a month so it is time!  While browsing Pinterest I came across this method for cooking a pork loin.  I like this recipe because it has 4… Continue reading

Simple Whipped Cheesecake Dip

This recipe was born one day last week when we wanted some cheesecake but I didn’t have the ingredients on hand to make a graham cracker crust.  So, with my favorite cheesecake recipe (Godmother’s… Continue reading

Mango Salsa Skillet Chicken

One of my favorite cookbook authors is Sara Foster and while this isn’t one of her recipes,  it reminds me of the simple, healthy food she serves at her restaurant in Durham, NC and… Continue reading

Molten Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

This decadent cake is a sister recipe to one I’ve posted before: 6-Ingredient Gooey Brownie Pudding but this one has peanut butter for all of you PB lovers.   You can’t go wrong with peanut… Continue reading

Spicy Coconut Chicken Curry

Coconut milk made from fresh shredded coconut that is simmered in water then strained to form a rich liquid is one of those ingredients that can take a recipe over the top.  It is creamy,… Continue reading

Garlic Lemon Grilled Kale and Mahi-Mahi

In the quest to eat more vegetables, I picked up a bunch of kale at the grocery store this week.  I’ve made kale smoothies,  kale chips and a kale caesar but I’ve never grilled… Continue reading