Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

When I was younger my dad was always trying to inspire a love for the culinary arts in both my brother and I. Whether or not I understood quite what he was attempting is still up for debate. What I do know for sure is that any time I got to use the potato masher; … Continue reading Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes


Easy King’s Hawaiian French Toast

The last time Bill and I were up in Sacramento, we had brunch at the cutest restaurant I’ve been to in a while. The High Hand Cafe is inside an old greenhouse {or atrium, not quite sure} nestled in between some lovely gardens; there’s even a nursery you can browse while waiting for a table. … Continue reading Easy King’s Hawaiian French Toast

Double Peanut Butter Brownies

It's funny how life works.  Before I met Bill, peanut butter was never a factor in any of my dessert recipes.  I never grew up eating PB&Js, so it's not one of those flavors I crave.  Bill, on the other hand, is a peanut butter fiend.  I have to peel him away from the M&M … Continue reading Double Peanut Butter Brownies

Pot Roast Crock Pot Tacos

OMG. First off can I tell you how much I love my crock pot. It's freaking magic-- how do I not use it every single day for every single meal? But in all seriousness, you load that puppy up in the morning and by the time you're home from work, dinner is basically done. In … Continue reading Pot Roast Crock Pot Tacos

Chicken Parmesan Pasta Bake

I feel like everywhere I look, I see recipes for one pot pastas to one pan brownies. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining I’m all about convenience and washing fewer dishes, but is it really easier to do it all in one dish?? Also, how big of a pot are we talking about? … Continue reading Chicken Parmesan Pasta Bake