Foil Pouch Fail

Foil Pouch Fail

I think that as a food blogger, it’s important to share the truth about my recipe development. It might seem like all of my recipes turn out perfectly, not that you can tell by my photos. (Getting good quality photos of food is still a challenge.) I want to take this opportunity to tell you that’s not the case. Often, my recipe ideas don’t turn […]

stuffed mushrooms are a deliciuos man pleasing treat.

Stuffed Mushrooms

A co-worker, Joyce, introduced me to these simple yet delicious stuffed mushrooms. When she first told me how she made them, I didn’t believe her. There was no way it was that easy to make delicious, man pleasing, stuffed mushrooms. I won’t admit to calling her a liar to her face, but I think we’ll both agree that I implied it. It was too simple. […]

Smothered Sausage and Potatoes

Smothered Potatoes and Sausage

Sometimes, simple recipes are the best.  They are tasty, easy to prepare, and easy to eat.  “Plain food” was what my mother always called it.  She would always say that her recipes were “nothing fancy.” It was those un-fancy recipes that she would often rotate through when she was cooking for us.  One of the things that was in frequent rotation on our menu was fried […]