Italian Sausage and Squash Soup


“Silky, chunky, sweet, and spicy – this autumnal soup with an Italian accent is full of texture and flavor contrasts, yet is surprisingly simple to make. It’s a spectacular tribute to the season’s abundance of golden butternut squash.”¬† Definitely¬†their words…not mine! But it draws you in to the recipe doesn’t it?! My mom made this…

BBQ Chex Mix…yes please!


So, I love bbq…we’ve established that. And what better way to get that bbq flavor any time you want then to make up a chex mix that is easy to munch! My first attempt at making this recipe was a few years back from a Super Bowl party at home. I did it in the…

The Easiest Way to Ice a Cake


Here’s another one. Very helpful for the next time I make a cake. I actually don’t think I’ve ever made a cake like this so it may be in a post to come!

Alternate Uses for Food Items from…Real Simple Magazine


I love Real Simple Magazine and figured I would make a point to share some of these fun tips that they send out in their newsletter. I always forget them so if I post them here, I have no reason to :) If you would like to subscribe to their newsletter you can click here….

Chips, Dips, Goat Cheese and Crackers!


I feel like that title needs to end with an “Oh My!”. Just like Wizard of Oz…this was another adventure in cooking….okay that’s hammy I know, but a nice segway, don’t you think?!? I made this meal up last Sunday before my room mate came home and our cinnamon roll baking experience began…(to follow in…