Monthly Archives: December 2010

Smokin’ Hoppin’ John

Happy New Year’s Eve everyone! My birthday was a couple of weeks ago, and one of the presents Toby gave me was gift cards to bookstores! I bought two cookbooks for myself, and this recipe is from one of them. … Continue reading

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“Bacon”, Onion, & Cheese Quiche

I haven’t made quiche in a while, and I happened to have an extra frozen pie crust lying around. Liam has really taking a liking to Morningstar Farms veggie bacon strips, so I thought I could throw those in a … Continue reading

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“Bacon” Pierogi Bake

I wasn’t sure how this was going to turn out, since you start out with frozen pierogi, and only bake them for 20 minutes. But can I just say right off the bat…THIS. WAS. AWESOME. Awesome! I can’t wait for … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

We went to my aunt’s 50th birthday party this past weekend, and I took several appetizers (Ugly Dip, Mushroom Canapes, Cream Cheese + Pepper Jelly), and then this bread. I wanted to take something sweet, but not cookies. I had … Continue reading

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Emeril’s Three-Cheese Baked Macaroni

I looooovvvvveeee macaroni and cheese. This recipe calls for bacon, so I left that out. Toby says I should have substituted veggie bacon but I shushed him. This just didn’t do it for me. It was kind of bland. Does … Continue reading

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Pasta with Tomato Cream Sauce

This pasta seems too simple to me to be good, but it’s good. In fact, it’s really good. When I made the sauce, I thought it tasted too salty (I think I got a little heavy-handed). Even after I added … Continue reading

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Cheese Wafers

My mom used to make these cheese wafers around the holidays, and I don’t know what made me think of them, but I emailed her and asked her for the recipe. These are so easy! And let me tell you, … Continue reading

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Biscuit-crusted Sausage-Egg Pie

Ok. This recipe turned out to be, well, kind of a disaster. I used Gimme Lean veggie sausage in place of the real sausage, and I think I may have used too much. I just used the whole “tube” of … Continue reading

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Bob Andy Pie

Have you ever heard of this pie? Me either. The picture looked so great, and it sounded easy enough, so I made it this weekend when some friends came to visit. First of all, it was nowhere NEAR done after … Continue reading

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(Faux) Chicken and Spinach Casserole

I was a little hesitant to make this dish because Toby doesn’t love spinach, but, I do, so I gave it a whirl! ┬áIn place of the chicken I used a whole bag of Morningstar Farms Chick’n Meal Starters (I … Continue reading

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