Colorful Beet Pasta is a Restaurant Trend We Tried at Home

Colorful beet pasta? It just kind of makes you smile. But how do they do that? With pureed beets mixed into the pasta dough to make beet pasta of course. And while it’s probably a great way to get the kids to eat their veggies, surprisingly, it doesn’t change the taste of the pasta. I expected […]

Pomegranate-Apple Pork Tenderloin

When most people think of cinnamon and nutmeg, they usually think of dessert. But at my house, we think of Pomegranate-Apple Pork Tenderloin. I found this recipe in a magazine years ago. And I wanted to make it but just kept forgetting. By the time I went to make it, I could no longer find […]

World’s Best & Easiest Ribs

Cooking doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, the term “set it and forget it” could not be more accurate than for this simple but delicious rib recipe. I use this a lot for weekend meals because its stress-free cooking at its best. So when you are trying to get chores done while shuttling kids to […]

Butternut Squash Ravioli is an Ideal Fall Dinner

Several years ago, we were visiting Orlando and found this great little restaurant within walking distance of our hotel. The fun yellow building with the purple awnings caught my attention and we decided to go in for a glass of wine to check it out. Because we didn’t want to commit to dinner, we sat at […]

Coq Au Vin

Coq Au Vin – chicken in red wine – is a common dish found throughout France. It is a French fricassee of rooster cooked with wine, mushrooms, and garlic. This recipe is a take on the classic and is the perfect meal for a Sunday afternoon when everyone is coming for dinner. While this recipe is […]

Shrimp Jambalaya

Jambalaya is one of those one pot meals that is a great alternative to soup on a cold winter day. But like a lot of soups, you can use a lot of different combinations of ingredients and it is always good. Shrimp, chicken, sausage, pork, beef, and ham can all be used – or any combination […]