Monthly Archives: March 2010

Orange-Poppy Seed Cake

My MIL from Germany is visiting, and I don’t know what possessed me to bake a cake for her visit, but I did. And it wasn’t even a tried and true recipe- it was one I’ve never attempted before! But, … Continue reading

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Spring Greens Soup

I don’t eat enough greens. I prefer a diet of beige food. I saw this soup and thought it would be a good way to get some extra greens in me. When I first started making it, I didn’t think … Continue reading

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Triple-Cheese Spirals

Tonight’s recipe turned out really well. It was pretty quick to prepare, and when the other parts of the meal weren’t quite ready, it was ok just sitting in the pot. For the pasta, I used the tri-colored spiral pasta. … Continue reading

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Variation on a Sloppy Joe

I love the recipe for sloppy joe’s that I use. I blogged about it here. I saw a recipe in this month’s Southern Living magazine for a “Cheesy BBQ Sloppy Joe” and got inspired. The recipe calls for the sloppy … Continue reading

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Hobo Plate

Here’s another great “breakfast-y” dish that you can have for dinner! I, ┬ápersonally, could eat breakfast foods every meal of the day. I did make some substitutions with this dish. Instead of turkey sausage, I used Morningstar Farms sausage patties. … Continue reading

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Mushroom Goulash with Pierogi

I cooked with some spices tonight that I RARELY use: coriander, marjoram, paprika. Where have they been all my life?! This dish was fabulous! Toby and I both had two heaping bowls full, and Liam enjoyed it as well! I … Continue reading

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Tortilla-Crusted Goat Cheese-and-Asparagus Quiche

I am always looking for different quiche recipes and this one caught my eye because of the “crust”- tortillas! Quiche is pretty easy to make, and so was this one. I did make a few subs on this one, though, … Continue reading

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Product Review: Quorn Turk’y Burger

I love most of Quorn’s products (not their hotdogs- yuck), and when I saw this new fake-turkey burger, I knew we needed to give it a try. I baked them for about 15 minutes in the toaster oven, then toasted … Continue reading

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Wild Mushroom & Artichoke Ragout in Puff Pastry

The name of this recipe sounds very daunting, doesn’t it? This was so easy and oh. my. gosh. SO good! I told Toby this is a recipe to save and use to impress guests. I saved some time by using … Continue reading

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Gooey Enchiladas

Let me start out by saying that I am not an enchilada fan. I think what my problem is with them is the corn tortilla. I am a flour tortilla girl all the way. But Toby loves them, so I … Continue reading

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