Tag: canola oil

Leftover Turkey Recipes: Turkey Gumbo

Leftover Turkey Recipes: Turkey Gumbo

Sometimes you really need to mix things up with some creative, exciting leftover turkey recipes after the holidays. This turkey gumbo is a great way to use up leftover turkey during the holiday season, but you can also sub shredded chicken and chicken stock to […]

Easy Kale Recipe with Fried Tofu

Easy Kale Recipe with Fried Tofu

The one vegetable we always have enough of is kale.  It’s growing like a weed in our garden, a good weed, a weed we love!  I’ve decided to add stir fry to my list of easy kale recipes.   Some of you will be excited […]

Homemade Mayonnaise and Hunger Action Week

Homemade Mayonnaise and Hunger Action Week

As United Way’s Hunger Challenge continues, I’m so excited to share one of my favorite ways to save money on food; homemade condiments. Two of the basic ingredients I bought for several recipes (eggs and canola oil) are the building blocks of a very common […]

Pork Enchilada Recipe

Pork Enchilada Recipe

These enchiladas are simple, affordable, and oh so satisfying.  Eric was responsible for bringing a main dish to a work potluck, so I started going through our fridge and freezer trying to decide what I could make that wouldn’t require buying any ingredients.  Cooking for […]

Parmesan Crusted Chicken Recipe

Parmesan Crusted Chicken Recipe

One of our favorite salads ever is at Dave and Buster’s, the arcade for adults.  It’s a chicken caesar salad but what makes it spectacular is the crispy parmesan crust on the chicken.  While I won’t claim any similarity to the Dave and Buster’s chicken […]

Simple Seafood Chowder and I’m off to Mexico!!!

Simple Seafood Chowder and I’m off to Mexico!!!

This time of year in Washington, I want hearty warm meals like soup, stew, and chowder.  Some of my stew recipes simmer for hours to reduce and thicken, so I make a huge batch that I can freeze for a quick meal later.  But sometimes […]

Merry Christmas! (and Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Spread)

Merry Christmas! (and Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Spread)

Merry Christmas everyone! This is my favorite holiday out of the whole year. I love celebrating the birth of Jesus, my best friend and Savior. Eric and I are working on creating our family Christmas traditions around focusing on Christ. One of our favorites is […]