Red Sangria with Citrus |

Red Sangria with Citrus

Delicious and refreshing.  Easy to make.  Inexpensive.  And a HUGE hit at parties.

That’s all I really need to say about why I love this fabulous recipe, haha!

I started making this red sangria with citrus recipe for my parties years ago.  I can’t even remember…

How To Make A Vinaigrette

Vinaigrettes are one of my favorite salad dressings.  I love their tangy flavor, and the number of ingredient combinations they can have, creating dozens of different flavor profiles.

What I also love about vinaigrettes is they are one of the easiest dressings to…

Bean Enchiladas


I love enchiladas.

They are so basic, but so incredibly delicious and versatile with the almost infinite number of delectable fillings and sauces they come with.

I had never thought to use beans as the main enchilada filling, as I had never seen it…

Tarragon Egg Salad


I seriously love eggs.  And I have recently become an even bigger fan of eggs and tarragon together; it’s a match made in Heaven.  If you aren’t familiar with tarragon, it has a sweet, fresh, and almost licorice-like flavor to it.  If…

Homemade Enchilada Sauce


Enchiladas are one of my favorite foods.  They are so simple, yet so amazingly delicious.  Enchiladas are like warm, comforting pillows of yummy goodness that I just want to snuggle up with.  I love how versatile they can be; the insides can…

Slow Cooker “Refried” Beans


Using my Crock-Pot is one of my favorite ways to cook.  The “set it and forget it” concept, and the smells emulating from the slow cooker all day, just make for a wonderful and easy way to cook meals.

I came across…

Classic Hummus Recipe |

Classic Hummus


I am seriously a huge fan of hummus, I am helplessly addicted to it — especially when it’s homemade… and with roasted red peppers!  I adapted this recipe from one I made in culinary school, which was amazing; it’s a classic and…

Easy Homemade Croutons |

Easy Homemade Croutons

Croutons.  So simple, yet they provide such a flavor and texture boost to so many different dishes with their different sizes, flavors, and being made from numerous types of breads.  I used to be intimidated by making them from scratch, but after…

Southwest Black Bean and Corn Chili Soup |

Southwest Black Bean and Corn Chili Soup

I came across this delicious recipe for Southwest Black Bean and Corn Chili Soup when on a quest to find healthier recipes for Alex and myself.  It seemed like an easy recipe which required very little time, and after preparing the soup,…

Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf |

Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf

Bacon.  Wrapped.  Meatloaf.

Does this even need more of an introduction?

A project in culinary school brought me to this recipe… long story, I won’t bore you with the details, but after reading the recipe, I just had to try it.  This was actually…