Homemade Iced Coffee

Summer is here!  I’m excited to say that cold foods are in…and basically, the only hot foods that are cooked during these three months involves the grill.  One day, browsing for cooling summer recipes, I came across this homemade iced coffee and felt perfect for those mornings that are quite warm and humid, giving you…

Pesto Pasta with Chicken Sausage & Roasted Brussels Sprouts

It’s no be surprise that if you have seen my blog before, that you know I’m a fan of Brussels Sprouts.  Finding something new to do with them is always a treat for me.  This recipe came together by the desire to try something new with a fresh flavor for summer that the pesto brings. …

Basil Goat Cheese Scrambled Eggs Over Toast

When reading the name of this dish, you could probably guess exactly what is in it, but it was perfect Sunday breakfast.  Really what had happened was that we had left over cake when we first woke up, but then realized that later, we were still hungry and wanted something that would be real food,…

Grilled Cod with Citrus Browned Butter Sauce

This recipe is more about the sauce than the cod.  There isn’t anything special to say about the seasoning on the cod, but the brush of canola oil and sprinkling of salt and pepper.   The winner of this is the sauce.   This citrus browned butter sauce is fantastic with the richness of the…

Pineapple Avacado Salsa

You may start to see a theme right now in the recipes that I am posting.  That theme would be SPRING!!!  It is time for every last bit of snow to be gone and the outdoors to be nice and warm.  I want to sit on my patio with a glass of wine while my…

Braided Chicken Calzone

Ever have a day where you really just don’t want to cook everything from scratch or really want to cook that much at all.  I occasionally do and lucky for me, this particular night, E must have know and he took over the kitchen and created quite the tasty dinner. These flavors came together well…

Ultimate Grilled Cheese

Many of you know that I’m originally from Wisconsin and now living in Minnesota…roughly translated means that cheese will still reign supreme and when I find a recipe that embodies multiple cheeses, we are trying it.   I say all of this in jest because the others in home NEVER say no to anything related to…

Accidental Leek Tart

There is a reason that this is called the ‘Accidental’ Leek Tart.  Let me tell you a story of our Easter holiday in Wisconsin this year.  It was to be an Easter / two birthday celebration.  The dinner included a fantastic meal and the whole weekend included much laughter. In planning the meal with my…

The Best Easter Ham Ever!!!

Who is ready for Easter next weekend???  If you are not, here is something that can help and it’s easy  There has been one style ham that we have made in my family forever!  It has been made in the oven along with using a slow cooker.  I love the slow cooker style because then…

Cactus Juice

Closer to a decade ago, my cousin who has lived in Denmark my entire grown up life, came to the small town of T-hawk with his family (and pretty much the rest of our family) for the Fourth of July.  Besides all of the seriously fun times everyone had together, he also brought with him…