Monthly Archives: November 2011

Baked Eggs & Beans on Toast

I made a few tweaks to this recipe, and it turned out really good! Instead of just plain ol’ crusty bread, I bought a little loaf of garlic Tuscan bread. Then, instead of brushing it with plain olive oil, I … Continue reading

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Crescent Dogs

I know you have all probably made these before, but for me, this was something new. I LOVE crescent rolls, so I thought this would be just awesome. Hmm. Well, I found out I don’t like cheese with my hotdog! … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Spice

A month or so ago I made a recipe (maybe pumpkin muffins?) that called for pumpkin pie spice. For some reason, I didn’t have any in my pantry! What up with that?? So, instead of running out to the grocery … Continue reading

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Rosemary and White Bean Pasta

The family that used to live next door to us had us over for dinner one night, and they served us this pasta. It was so good and I had to have the recipe. Seriously, if others had not been … Continue reading

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Creamy Peanut Soup

This recipe looked so easy and the picture online looked so good, I knew I had to try it. I combined all the ingredients (except the half-and-half) and it just didn’t look like much, so I doubled the recipe. This … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard with Creme Fraiche

My Mother-in-law (from Germany) always cooks with creme fraiche. Several years ago, it was hard to find in the local grocery stores, but now it’s pretty common. Have you ever cooked with it? This dish was pretty easy to make, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin-Ricotta Stuffed Shells

These were really good, but I think I should have chosen another tomato sauce and it would have been better. I just can’t seem to find a prepared pasta sauce that I love! There’s one that’s really good (Bertolli, maybe?), … Continue reading

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Tomato Tortellini Soup

This soup got lots of great reviews online, so I tried it this week. It’s really good! And super easy! And fast! It doesn’t taste like canned soup was used at all. I actually used twice the amount of tortellini … Continue reading

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Mashed Chickpea Pitas

These sandwiches turned out OK, although I probably wouldn’t make them again. Nothing special about them (although the chickpea mixture was pretty tasty right out of the bowl). Maybe it was the pita I didn’t love? Anywho. rating: 6 Mashed … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Muffins

I am always afraid I won’t be able to find canned pumpkin when I need it (a pumpkin emergency?), so I always stock up on it. I was in a grocery store a month or so ago and they didn’t … Continue reading

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