This is a recipe I got from a friend a few years ago. For those who are familiar with Cafe Rio, this is very similar to their Sweet Pork Barbacoa. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Cafe Rio, see if you can find one and partake of its deliciousness. If you don’t have… Read More


This recipe is a family favorite, and great for the New Year when we are trying to cut down on the fat and recover from the holidays. 🙂 It is fantastic alone, but would also be great cut up on a salad. You could easily sub chicken tenderloin for the chicken breast to make it… Read More


I decided that I needed to try making french bread, and this recipe from Deals to Meals looked promising. I spent most of the time feeling like I had messed something up, and felt a little frustrated at the end when I thought it hadn’t turned out (they baked up a little flatter than I… Read More


This recipe is great! I hadn’t tried making homemade cranberry sauce before, and thought I would give it a try this year. We tried it for Thanksgiving, and have already made it again since then. So yummy. The original recipe came from here, but I tweaked and modified it from the reader comments and from… Read More


I am the opposite of Kate – I LOVE Christmas goodie plates. We are a family that makes a lot of treats, and the holidays are a great excuse for making them, rather than just making them because we need a goodie fix. So, maybe we can be neighbors someday and Kate can bring all… Read More


This is a basic beef stew recipe from about.com that I found as I was searching for a new stew recipe to try out. It was good! It is definitely a basic, no frills recipe, which actually is kind of nice because then you can add whatever you would like to give it a more… Read More


This is a family favorite. My husband is our soup maker, and can throw together a mean soup on a whim. I have learned the art from him, and homemade chicken noodle soup is one of our favorites. We decided to change it slightly and use some of our leftover turkey and the drippings from… Read More


Happy day after Thanksgiving everyone! I hope that you all had a great Thanksgiving, and for you Black Friday-ers, I hope you had some productive shopping last night and this morning. Thinking about all of the yummy leftovers we have after Thanksgiving – Kate, Jen & I decided to share some fun and different recipes… Read More


For those of you who are looking for a Thanksgiving or Christmas dessert that are still tasty and festive, but are an alternative to a pie, this recipe is for you. It has all of the great flavors of the holidays, but you don’t have to worry about making a crust. (If you did want… Read More

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