Buffalo Steak and Cauliflower

Buffalo Steak and Cauliflower

I’ve never been a huge cauliflower fan, but you can coat almost anything in buffalo sauce and I will eat it. This is one of those things that has been popping up on restaurant menus everywhere lately, usually as an appetizer. In this case it’s a perfect side dish to...
Hot Roasted Garlic Black Bean Soup

Hot Roasted Garlic Black Bean Soup

I had a conversation recently with some friends about soup. Specifically, several people couldn’t believe I made my own soup when there are so many good canned versions available. I’m not going to try to tell you that a good pre-made soup doesn’t exist, because I’m...
Chipotle Steak and Rice Bowls

Chipotle Steak and Rice Bowls

I love grain bowls. Some rice or other grains, some veggies and protein, all piled in a big wide bowl is my ideal dinner. It’s nutritious and easy to put together, and if you’re making them for your family, everyone can customize their own bowl to their liking. You...
Cajun Pot Roast

Cajun Pot Roast

Pot roast is one of the first things a lot of people make when the weather cools. It’s easy, comforting, and a perfect start to the fall and winter. Most recipes are fairly easy and similar, and for good reason. Sometimes you want something a little different, though,...

Crispy Pumpkin Spice Chicken Thighs

After a kitchen remodel, we got new appliances, including an oven with a convection setting, which we previously did not have. I’ve used it occasionally, but never really found any use for it that I couldn’t live without — until I made these chicken thighs. They are...