Tomato sauce adds an extra zing to any dish and is a delicious way to add flavor to your meal. A homemade sauce adds even more flavor, especially since you can tailor it to your specific tastebuds. For our first tomato sauce recipe, we made it creamy by blending the sauce in our food processor... Continue Reading →
Road Trip to Venice, Florida and our Newest Addition to the Family!
The weekend of June 26th we added a new member to our family - our beautiful Blue Merle Rough Collie, Rose! She is such a sweet, happy, and playful little pup and she made the 17 and a half hour drive each way in the span of 48 hours to pick her up worth it.... Continue Reading →
Horseradish and Dill Aioli Sauce
What's better in the summer than cooking on the grill and eating your meals on the back deck? Two of our go-to grilling meals for the summer are burgers and steaks. Let's be real, steak is on the menu year round, but burgers are definitely more of a summer grilling kind of food. If you're... Continue Reading →
Tonight, we tried something new and made some delicious Pineapple Chicken, complete by serving it in the shell of the pineapple. Start by cutting your chicken into cubes and setting aside. Next, cut the pineapple in half lengthwise. Use the knife tip and carefully slice around the edge of the pineapple halves, careful not to... Continue Reading →
We traveled back to India tonight with some Chicken Vindaloo, and boy were our taste buds on fire! Once again we hopped onto the Food Network app and grabbed an awesome Chicken Vindaloo recipe for tonight's dinner. Start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and coating your chicken breasts with some curry powder,... Continue Reading →
Tonight, we went to Italy and made Chicken Parmesan! We made two different versions of Chicken Parmesan on two different nights. Our first version didn't have breadcrumbs and the second had the breadcrumbs, but spaghetti squash for noodles instead of regular pasta. After trying both versions, we definitely prefer the chicken to be breaded since... Continue Reading →
Homemade Soft Pretzels and Beer Cheese!
Something I always love is a good soft pretzel and Russ loves his pretzels with some ooey gooey beer cheesey goodness. So, when I woke up one weekend craving some pretzels, there was nothing else to it but to make some with some beer cheese to help tie us over until Oktoberfest! We pulled out... Continue Reading →
BBQ Country Style Ribs
What's better on a lovely summer day than some grilled BBQ Country Style Ribs?! To start, preheat your oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit and then get your pork rub made. Our pork rub is comprised of a variety of some of our favorite spices, ranging from smoked paprika to onion and garlic powder. You can... Continue Reading →
Ocean City Valentine’s Day Weekend Getaway 2020
For Valentine's Day every year for almost every year we have been together we go to Ocean City, Maryland for an extended weekend getaway and to reminisce about our childhood. As kids our families would take joint trips to Ocean City pretty frequently and often times we stayed at the Carousel Hotel, so where better... Continue Reading →
General Tso Chicken
For tonight's dinner, we traveled to China! We made General Tso Chicken using another Jet Tila recipe (found on the Food Network Kitchen app)! And let me tell you - it was better than the General Tso we get from Chinese takeout restaurants! The best part wasn't just how delicious and satisfying this turned out,... Continue Reading →