>Cookbook Challenge: Guy Fieri’s Hot and Spicy Pie

> I headed back to my March issue of Food Network Magazine for this challenge when I saw this chocked full-o goodness pizza by Guy Fieri. I love Guy and “I wouldn’t kick his meals out of bed”, but he is known for using tons of ingredients, albeit lots of flavor. This pizza is no exception. … Continue reading

>Fat Camp Friday #21: Creole Shrimp and Sausage Stew

> This dish was pleasantly awesome! I think you will enjoy it, and I love soups and stews because you can basically alter them to your own tastes. Shrimp, sausage, and beans meld into a wonderful array of flavor that leave you wanting more.  My hubby kept saying how good it was, and because it … Continue reading

>Happy National Beer Day!

> {Photo by davidgsteadman} Well, at least in Iceland it is. Hey, we celebrate St. Patty’s day and this will just give us yet another reason to drink and celebrate a holiday that means nothing to us! Icelanders are one of the world’s leading beer drinkers and today they are celebrating a 75 year long … Continue reading

>What’s In Season: March, and Kraut Noodles

> I find that there is never enough information about what is actually in season when we go grocery shopping. Not to mention, who remembers to check before we plan our meals (if we plan our meals). Shopping within the season not only treats you to better tasting fruits and veggies, but it can also lower … Continue reading

>Cookbook Challenge: Crispy Apricot Pork Chops

> I changed this one up slightly and I have to say I really enjoyed this pork chop dish. In the original recipe, Martha used apricot preserves and homemade breadcrumbs. I love Panko Bread Crumbs on pork chops because they are so crispy and good. Instead of using the apricot, I used orange marmalade because … Continue reading

>Fat Camp Friday #5: Boston Butt Pork Sammies

> Summer is over, but there is always room in our house for a Boston Butt Pork Sandwich. Slow cooked and full of flavor, you can’t go wrong with this family friendly dish. This truly is a set it and forget it meal that you will never forget.  If you’ve got a Saturday to kill … Continue reading