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Chicken Nachos


Chicken, chicken, and more chicken. What can I say, chicken was on sale. So, the day after eating our Chicken Pesto Pizza, we still had some more to use. Bonus…I didn’t have to go to the grocery store. Another bonus to that evening was Ben actually came up with what to have for dinner! This […]

Devil’s Food Cupcakes with Cream Filling (Hostess Cupcakes)


I was craving chocolate, and I was craving to bake. So, I checked out this blog I just found and came across a recipe for the Hostess cream-filled cupcakes. I had to run to the store for only one ingredient, but had to hurry because I only had 2 hours before our guests were coming […]

Crispy BBQ Burgers


One of our favorite restaurants for burgers right now is Red Robin. Ben and I share our fave burger as the Whiskey River BBQ Burger. We also both like the Banzai Burger, which is layered with pineapple and teriyaki. Tonight, we kept it cheap and simple with grilling angus burgers that were on a “One-Day […]

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 […]