Individual Potato-Bacon Frittatas


I found this recipe on one of my favorite food blog sites called Culinary in the Country. One of the things I learned while making this is that for the egg substitute, I could use mayonnaise! But, it took 12 tablespoons!! It seemed like a lot, but it worked out well and the end result […]

Simple Dinner Tonight


Dinner tonight was simple. I’m all about keeping things easy, especially after spending the last two days with a nasty cold. Our landlord’s wife gave us some pastas and a jar of sauce that she bought from a wine store here in Wheaton. I was anxious to try them out, so I made the plain […]

Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake


A friend of mine reminded me of this recipe when she asked for it the other day. I can’t believe I haven’t posted it on this blog! Instead of buying an ice cream cake from Dairy Queen, why not put some extra love into it and make it yourself!? This recipe is a great pick. […]

Baby back Ribs with Jammy Glaze


Taken from Rachael Ray’s magazine “Everyday with Rachael Ray” June/July 2006. I’m not too informed about ribs, but I’m pretty sure I didn’t use baby back ribs when I made this tonight. The sauce is delicious. It was Ben’s favorite part. The meat was good, too, but could’ve been more tender. I halved the recipe […]

Trader Joe’s Orange Chicken & Two Buck Chuck


If you don’t already know that there is a Trader Joe’s grocery store near you, then pause right now and visit their website to see if you can locate one. This is one of my favorite places to buy groceries, especially when I’m in a more adventurous mood. Even when I don’t have much money […]

Baked Chicken Parmesan


Serving Size: 4 1/4 cup butter 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon seasoned salt 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 3 ounce can French fried onion rings, crushed 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves In microwave, melt butter. Stir into bowl with […]