Month: February 2011

Lazy Tuesday Pasta

We’re just coming off of a four-day weekend and although they are always a welcomed relief from our hectic schedules, the day after when things have to get back to normal seems to draggg by. Sort of like our bodies and minds are putting…

Rich & Spicy Chili With Cinnamon Rolls

For some reason, chili and cinnamon rolls go together beautifully. I’m not talking about canned chili and a cinnamon roll that came out of a tube either. I’m talking chili from scratch, and warm cinnamon rolls straight from your own oven that have come…

Gluten Free Onion Rings

Fried food. Naughty, I know. But oh so good. This is the first year of my life that I have ever deep-fried anything. Can you believe it took me 42 years? My mom bought me a Dutch Oven for Christmas last year and then…

Spicy Sausage & Cabbage Soup

Our winters last anywhere from about the end of October through the end of March, sometimes even into the beginning of April. There are years when I worry that it’s going to drag on forever and things will never warm up and bloom. Winter…

Clementine & Chocolate Shortbread

Today is the perfect day to set aside a few minutes to sit down with a hot cup of tea, a good book, and a little treat. Well, I guess I would have to say almost every day is a good day for that!…

Potato Pancakes

I’m not a big fan of really sweet breakfasts. Don’t get me wrong, I won’t turn down a pancake, waffle, or crepe, but when I do have those types of breakfasts I like to balance it out with some savory side dishes. The men…

Fish Tacos

So, I have to admit that several years ago when someone told me they had fish tacos at a local restaurant it made my stomach roll. For some reason I just could not picture a fish taco. The problem was that I was trying…