Chicken and Waffle Strata with Buffalo Maple Syrup

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We love breakfast around here and we loooove breakfast for dinner!  Brinner, baby! We had one of the best  brinners ever the other night.  I made a delicious strata breakfast casserole with……wait for it……CHICKEN AND WAFFLES!  Yes.  It was amazing.  And easy.   It was so good, in fact, that I’m entering it in a…Read More

Easy Lemon Cream Fruit Tart

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I’ve always admired those beautiful fresh fruit tarts on the cooking channel or in the windows of fancy bakeries.  You know the ones.  Gorgeous, shiny, fresh fruit in a perfect pie crust.  They’re just so impressive and colorful and look like they take tons of time to make. Well, I made one!  And it was super…Read More

Amazing & Simple Chicken Tostadas

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My family LOVES this recipe.  They ate it up in a flash and asked for more!  It’s full of great fresh flavors and that you can easily customize to your tastes with different toppings.  (I just love recipes like that.)  We love Mexican food and Mexican inspired flavors.  So, these Chicken Tostadas are right up…Read More

Mexican Pulled Pork Torta Sandwich


I made the most delicious sandwich yesterday.  Seriously.  Amazing.  And I used the slow cooker, so it couldn’t have been easier! I got some amazing crusty buns called bolillos at Kroger.  They are having a Taste of Mexico Event during the month of June so there are all kinds of fresh new Mexican products in the stores this…Read More

Recipe Round-up :: Rice and Beans


Recipe Round-up :: Rice and Beans Our church did this crazy experiment last year….. a church wide fast to save money so we could invest in organizations outside of our church and change our city and the world.  Ambitious?  Yes! The plan was to eat nothing but rice and beans for a week, and then donate…Read More

Chocolate Pecan Toffee


Often we are invited to different gatherings and asked to bring a dessert.  One of my favorite desserts to bring is Chocolate Pecan Toffee!  It is super easy to make as well as easy to take places!  I especially love that it displays nicely and each piece is just as tasty, but uniquely shaped. And…Read More