Tag Archives: Baked

Salmon and Lentils with Herb-Mustard Butter

I went on a 26 mile bike ride with my friend Tami in 90 degree heat, and we finished up at 4:00 p.m.  To say I was wiped out would be an understatement.  After I got home, took a quick shower and guzzled a gallon water, I had to start up dinner.  Usually trying out […]

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Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies Tipped in Chocolate

These cookies are so simple to make, with limited ingredients, time and easy clean-up.  They look so elegant and are quite addictive! 2 sticks of butter, room temperature 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar Pinch of salt 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup chocolate chips 2 cup of bittersweet 60% […]

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Crew Cookies

Jacob rows on his High School crew team.  The team participates in about 5 regattas a season.  They usually have to arrive on race day around 6 a.m. and don’t leave the race site until 6 p.m..  Feeding all those kids all day long is a serious production.  If you have ever been to a […]

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Ooey-Gooey Pecan Bars

With all the Derby Parties coming up this weekend I thought I would share a recipe that everyone will love, that is if they like sweet enough to make your teeth hurt pecan bars!! 3 sticks of butter, room temperature (yea I said 3) 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg, room temperature 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla […]

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Pistachio Crusted Salmon

For the little bit of time it takes to prep and bake this dish you will be amazed at how delicious it is!  It is loaded with vitamins, minerals and healthy fats. What do you expect when there are three superfoods in there! Omega-3 from the salmon and pistachio, fiber from the pistachio and herbs, […]

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Chocolate Almond Torte

This recipe is short on ingredients but has a few more steps.  Don’t let the added steps intimidate you into not make this recipe. It is well worth the effort! If you have someone who likes chocolate, they will LOVE this torte. If you have someone who is so-so on chocolate (gasp) they will LOVE […]

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Monte Cristo Chicken

This dish is simple and delicious!  I used a lot of pre-made items, curious about what they would taste like.  I was pleased with them all. The foundation sauce is easy to make on your own, but sometimes we are short on time and pulling out a box of already prepared  sauce makes dinner go […]

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Honey Cake

I was sitting in my kitchen looking at my first jar of honey and I knew I had to use it to create something amazing. I did an on-line recipe search and found myself at the Smitten-Kitchen website and the pics of her cake looked amazing!  Good enough to honor my jar of honey, why […]

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Chicken Enchilada’s

This dish is pretty simple to pull together.  Don’t let the roasting and peeling of the Poblanos deter you from making this dish. It is really very simple, just try it!  Poblanos are mild Chili’s that are loaded with tons of flavor and Vitamin C! Salsa is also a great alongside the Avocado and Rice. […]

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Lemon Raspberry Cupcake

While in D.C visiting our son Jimmy, he took us to his favorite cupcake jaunt. It was in Georgetown, but down a side street a little off the beaten path and let me tell you they had no trouble getting customers.  The line went out the door at 4 in the afternoon. The place ‘baked […]

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