Coconut (Cup)cakes

This is a recipe for Coconut Cake that I have watched my Mom make many times for special occasions all through my growing up years. I don’t actually like coconut flavored things so I’ve never really even eaten this cake.  That could be totally dangerous to admit, since I’m highlighting it on my blog. However, […]

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White Chicken Chili

Okay so THIS is the best. A simple, hearty, delicious recipe that truly anyone can make. I made this for a group of ladies a couple of weeks ago and several asked for the recipe. It’s from my most favorite book Bread & Wine by Shauna Niequist. The whole book is about building community, and […]

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Potato Leek Soup

After a delightful trip to our local Farmer’s Market this weekend I was inspired to make soup! I am a total soup lover and want to be good at making it. I’m always trying my hand at new recipes and editing them to suit our taste. I like thin, brothy soup and my hubby likes […]

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Mexican Beans

As part of the 31 Days of Living Well Spending Zero challenge I committed to cook with what I had on hand at the start of the month. Well guess what…. I had lots of beans! And… I’m a sucker for Mexican food. So when Day 5 came around and the challenge was to replicate […]

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Black Bean Soup for my Soul

Cooking… is always salve for my soul. Cooking… is always an adventure. Cooking… is always rewarding, even a flop teaches me something. Cooking… SOMETIMES is best done from a tried and true recipe. Soup is yet to be something I am just innately good at cooking. I can’t just toss together a soup. Luckily my […]

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