crab-cakes

Crab Cakes with Tropical Salsa

My husband had been begging me for crab cakes all week, so I finally decided to make them at the end of the week. We’ve tried crab cakes at...

sante-fe-salad

Sante Fe Chicken Salad

One of the things I’m still craving after our McDonald’s Blogher trip over last summer is Southwestern Chicken Salads. The Chicago on campus McDonald’s had the best McDonald’s food...

strawberries

Strawberry Shortcake

I have a lot of memories as a child going to different types of you-pick farms, but my favorite farms to visit were the strawberry farms. Nothing was better...

burger

Jalapeno Cheddar Stuffed Burgers

We recently saw Burger King’s new jalapeno cheddar stuffed burgers on a commercial, an d I knew I just had to try my own recipe, seeings how we hardly...

mint-cookies

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here is a fun sugar cookie filled with Andes baking chips and colored with green food coloring. These would be the perfect St. Patrick’s Day treat, especially for little...

orzo

Spinach Tomato Orzo Soup

I made this vegetarian soup a few nights ago. I had been so busy all day, and forgot to take anything out to thaw. I made this soup by...

hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

I love to make hummus, just as a snack, and even as a quick and easy vegetarian snack-able dinner. We enjoyed this hummus with lots of fresh cut vegetables...

corn-dogs

Homemade Corn Dogs

Who doesn’t love a good corn dog? I’d been meaning to make them at home for such a long time, and finally got  around to it. I used Boar’s...

carbonara

Bacon and Beer Carbonara

This is our favorite pasta dish. It’s so simple, delicious and comforting. I use to make carbonara the more traditional way, but since it’s suppose to be a frugal...

coffee

Caramel Macchiato (Starbuck’s Copycat)

Besides the seasonal Pumpkin Spice Latte, this is the only other reason I ever venture through the Starbuck’s drive-thru. But since I got my husband an espresso machine for...

eggrolls

The Ultimate Egg Roll Recipe

My family adores homemade egg rolls. I learned to make them from our neighbor when I was a kid, and later learned a better recipe from my mother-in-law. Over...

cookie-brownies

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

After combining chicken teriyaki and pizza into one fantastic dish, I couldn’t help but try another combination of two favorites. I decided to do two of the most popular...

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