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Garlic Sage Smashed Potatoes

Garlic Sage Smashed Potatoes

Garlic Sage Smashed Potatoes are a great side item at your dinner table. A customizable version of mashed potatoes that everyone will love. I’m not sure where I first heard of “smashed” potatoes, but the idea is brilliant! It has the best features of mashed potatoes with the added benefit of being customizable, and in …

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Savory Mushroom Palmiers - a savory version of the puff pastry treat that can be served as a delicious appetizer or side. Especially great for holidays or dinner parties!

Savory Mushroom Palmiers

Savory Mushroom Palmiers.  A savory version of the puff pastry treat that can be served as a delicious appetizer or side. Especially great for holidays or dinner parties! I have a running list where I jot down recipe ideas when I think or hear of them, so I can refer back if I find myself …

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Creamy Spicy Hot Corn Dip makes a great appetizer for parties or game day. Addicting and delicious!

Creamy Spicy Hot Corn Dip

Stove-Top Creamy and Spicy Hot Corn Dip makes a great appetizer for parties or game day. 6 ingredients and ready in 15 minutes. Addicting and delicious! Years ago at a beach weekend, someone made a hot corn dip in a slow cooker. It seemed weird to me at the time to be eating a hot …

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Green Bean Chickpea Salad with tomato, walnuts, feta cheese, parsley and lemon. A great appetizer or side dish for dinners or holiday gatherings!

Green Bean Chickpea Salad

Green Bean Chickpea Salad with tomato, walnuts and feta. A great appetizer or vegetable side dish for dinners or holiday gatherings! This is one of those dishes where I just kept piling on more ingredients. Blame it on too much food in the house? But in my defense, it totally works! When I throw dinner …

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Hot Cross Buns with added dark chocolate pieces, dried cherries, and/or raisins.

Hot Cross Buns with Dark Chocolate

Hot Cross Buns with added dark chocolate pieces, dried cherries, and/or raisins. Traditionally eaten on Good Friday before Easter, these spiced sweet rolls will be a holiday hit. Hot cross buns ALMOST ended up permanently on my Failed list. Logically, I don’t know how I messed it up the first time. No matter what, you’d think …

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Traditional Irish Soda Bread recipe. Includes options for sweet and savory add-ins.

Traditional Irish Soda Bread

Traditional Irish Soda Bread recipe. Includes options for sweet and savory add-ins to make it a little more “non-traditional.” Happy St. Patrick’s Day! As I write this, I’m sitting with my shamrock socks on (that I may or may not have stolen from my mom) and a shamrock scarf my grandma sent in the mail. …

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