Vegetable Marinade

This recipe is perfect for summer cookouts but I’ve been known to bake and then broil them mid-winter.

Vegetable options are listed but you can add or mix according to you or your family’s taste.

The balsamic vinegar lends just the right amount of zip to make it a tasty side-dish to virtually any meal! [Read more…]

Lemon, Wine & Butter Sauce

Confession. I don’t eat fish. Perhaps it’s a hazard of living in the Midwest as opposed to ocean-side. Friends and family will testify——–I rarely have fish on my plate.

Until now.

My daughter and I tweaked a recipe for lemon sauce and I have to say it was downright delicious!

Drizzle a bit of this over your fish of choice and rice. I promise you’ll like it! [Read more…]

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

Our crew is making steps to incorporate a few more veggies and a few less carbs into our diet. Summer is the perfect time of year to do so! Our most recent trial run was a loose adaptation of an amazing recipe from happy-mothering.com. [Read more…]

Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Quick! We may be running out of time! Soup season is coming to a close. We’re OK with that in some respects. The frozen lake is taunting the boys. They’d rather swim IN it than fish ON it!

That being said, I love the fact that soup is still a meal-time option. This concoction is a combination of several recipes that I tailored to our families taste buds. Honestly, it turned out amazing!  [Read more…]

A-maizing Corn Bread

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I was tempted to inundate you with a ton of corny jokes. I restrained myself and limited it to the title.

This will be my last in a series of “corny” recipes (and they all sigh with relief). [Read more…]

Scalloped Corn

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Still. Corn.

Guess what? I’ll probably be talking about chocolate in March instead of during this lovely month of “love”. (I was always a late bloomer.) [Read more…]