Cooking, Recipes, Summer Recipes, Winter Recipes

Grilled Steak with Peanut Sauce

This recipe began when Scott and I met in Hawaii. Or not too long after, at least. We were friends first, thanks to a large and exuberant group of mutual friends who always managed to put activities together for all of us to enjoy. Eventually, we started talking separately about things we enjoyed. Which included… Continue reading Grilled Steak with Peanut Sauce

Cooking, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Lobster Bisque

Hey, you guys! Guess what day is coming up? Valentine's Day! And guess what the most horrible day to go out and eat in a restaurant in the whole calendar year is? Valentine's Day! Oh, you were going to treat your special someone to a special evening out? There are lots of reasons to opt… Continue reading Lobster Bisque

Cooking, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Brown Sugar Snickerdoodles

I received a copious amount of brown sugar from Dixie Crystals as part of the Third Annual Good Cookies Food Bloggers' Valentine's Event. The decision to craft a recipe around their generous gift, however, was my own. It's a terrific day to talk about dessert! Wait - isn't every day a good day to talk… Continue reading Brown Sugar Snickerdoodles

Cooking, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Cranberry Orange Scones

I'm starting to think I'll put cranberry in anything I bake these days. Cookies. Trail mix. And definitely these delicious cranberry orange scones! I was supposed to bring you a Motherhood post here, but we were so busy last weekend, I didn't get a chance to snap our Baby Bean's six month photos! We'll visit… Continue reading Cranberry Orange Scones

Cooking, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Seared Maple Balsamic Pork Chops

Want a recipe that will wow your dinner guests, fill you up, and not break the bank? Try these easy seared maple balsamic pork chops! When I think of elegant meals I can get on the table that will impress friends and be fairly easy, when it's a small group, I can spring for a… Continue reading Seared Maple Balsamic Pork Chops

Cooking, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Cajun Eggs Benedict

What you'll read here is a mixture of family favorite recipes and the influence of my office mate, who should have won Husband of the Year for 2012. Here's why. The wife of said office mate was really interested in photography, but as a busy mom of three, she just hadn't given herself the time… Continue reading Cajun Eggs Benedict