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Oatmeal and Parmesan Crusted Boneless Pork Chops

Oatmeal and Parmesan Crusted Boneless Pork Chops

We hardly ever eat pork so while meal planning last week I decided to add it to our menu to freshen things up. This recipe reminds me of a homemade version of Shake ‘N Bake. It uses ground oatmeal instead of bread crumbs (to keep the gluten […]

Cake Catch Up

Here are two cakes I made that I never posted. (I blocked out the names on the cakes, per usual.) Cowgirl Boot Birthday Cake First is a boot birthday cake for a cowgirl birthday party.  Our little cowgirl was thrilled with it! My inspiration was the cake found here on […]

Unstuffed Cabbage

This recipe is a weeknight standby in our house and has been for years. In fact, it was the first recipe I ever posted to this little blog seven years ago. Check out the stats and you will see why it has survived the test […]

Roast Beef Dinner with Cauliflower Rice Mash

While the skies are certainly brighter these days, winter does not seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. My kitchen is still churning out comfort food and I am trying to be OK with that. Dinners fit a few new requirements nowadays: 1) Tasty when […]

Barn Birthday Cake

  This post has been in my draft folder for a year! Not sure why it never published! Better late than never 😉 For our little girl’s second birthday we hosted an apple picking party at a farm. I was excited for the opportunity to […]

Apple Tart

Remember back in the day when I used to make tarts all of the time? Mandarin Orange and Pomegranate Tart Banana Pudding Tart Fresh Fruit Tarts Plum Macadamia Nut Tart Rasberry Chocolate Tart with Biscotti Crust Banana Nut Tart Well, I was asked to make […]

Meatless Tacos (Slow Cooker Lentil Taco Filling)

While the rest of the world is honing their recipes for whipped sweet potatoes and roasted Brussels sprouts, I am not. I am honing recipes that can be prepared with minimal effort and eaten during the busy holiday season when the fridge is full but […]

Pumpkin Cupcakes

    Pumpkin cupcakes! Perfect for Halloween and Thanksgiving. Hope everyone is enjoying this wonderful season! Pumpkin Cupcakes recipe found here: http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2008/11/pumpkin-cupcakes/ P.S. I hope One-Pie never changes their can label. I love the nostalgia it evokes and choose it over Libby’s every time because […]

Banana Cake for My Little Monkey

First order of business is this: I’ve decided I am no longer waiting until I have a decent picture to post to the blog. I am going to snap a photo of whatever meal/dessert I have made and document it. Too many great recipes have […]

Apple Cake with Caramel Sauce

It’s that time of year! (And believe it or not, I’m not referring to pumpkins. Not yet, at least!) I have APPLES on the brain!  Boy am I loving these crisp cool mornings. I’ve officially made the switch to hot coffee, which is a big step given […]