Spicy Pumpkin Soup

I had an impromptu dinner with my sister the other night. We quickly decided to make Spicy Pumpkin Soup as I still had fresh pumpkin in the refrigerator that needed to be used. We drove over to the store quickly as I was running a little low on a couple of ingredients.… Read the rest

The Husband’s Pizza

The other night, Brent decided that he wanted to take a turn at making a pizza. He did an awesome job. He has a completely different view on pizza which makes it fun for him to make one. He is so much better at rolling out the pizza crust than I am.… Read the rest

Pumpkin Ginger Soup

I wanted to try and make a pumpkin soup last year, but I never got around to it. This year, I chopped up a pumpkin and pureed it to make a Pumpkin Ginger Soup. It tasted great! We had my parents over to enjoy this meal with us. It was great food and great company.… Read the rest

Gazpacho…Once a distant memory.

I have been wanting to make gazpacho, a cold soup filled with tomatoes, green peppers and cucumbers to name a few of the ingredients, since my return from Spain in the summer of ’07. I was even preparing myself for this while I was still there. My host mom spent an afternoon showing me how to make my favorite dishes.… Read the rest

Homemade Pizza & Cucumber Salad

My homemade pizza tonight consisted of tomato sauce full of some special seasonings with mozzarella cheese. I topped it off with chicken, green & black olives, onion, tomatoes, and feta cheese. Oh boy did it turn out good. This was my first attempt at a pizza completely from scratch. Brent and I like our bagel pizzas.… Read the rest

Brent’s Birthday Breakfast

Last night I was trying to figure out what to make Brent for his birthday breakfast. Since he normally makes breakfast, I decided that he could not on his birthday. I wanted to give him a day off as it is definitely deserved. His 26 years in this world and all the running he does with me, he should get is caramel roll.… Read the rest

Dinner for One

Brent headed over to some friends house tonight, but not before I whipped a batch of homemade brownies for all the guys. What guys do not want tasty brownies after pizza? What a combo. I then decided to make myself a tasty dinner for one. I had a bunch of fresh peppers and onion, a couple things in which Brent is not always so quick to want to eat.… Read the rest

Trying New Things

Last night, some good friends of ours invited us over for dinner. She had just got a Japanese cook book and wanted to try something out on us. Well, it turned out great. I can not tell you the type of soup we had, nor what the chicken skewers are called.… Read the rest

Raspberry Pear Crisp

Last night, I decided to take a chance at making a raspberry pear crisp without a recipe. We had some friends over the other night and I had made individual apple crisps. Well, I wanted to make sometime of dessert for last night as Brent was upstairs working on some projects that he is several weeks behind on.… Read the rest


Last night, we had some wonderful friends over for dinner. I made mahi mahi tacos, pineapple salsa, and individual apple crisps. With the leftover pineapple salsa, I decided to make pineapple chicken for dinner tonight. I served it with a side of rice, a side of avocados, a dollop of sour cream, and topped it all off with cilantro.… Read the rest

Breakfast Time

I love the mornings as my most amazing husband ever always shows off his breakfast skills. He has no problem coming up with great things to make. As a girl that hardly ate breakfast before her husband came into the picture, I do not know how I could live without it now.… Read the rest