Chocolate Crinkle Cookies


Ah, the season of baked goods is upon us my friends.  I've got a HUGE sweet tooth, so this time of year I love to spend some time in the kitchen baking up a storm.  With three little ones, I imagine I won't have a ton of time to do that this Christmas, so I'm sure I'll be making a few batches of my Chocolate Crinkle Cookies because they are so easy to make {and one of Santa's favorites}.  To … [Read more...]

The Best Chicken & Orzo Soup

Chicken & Orzo Soup by Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home #soup #chicken #orzo #recipes

One of my most favorite parts of the Fall and Winter months is that I can make soups, stews, and chili.  A lot of these meals simply get tossed into the crock pot in the morning, and we anticipate {and smell} our delicious dinner all day.  This recipe could be modified for the crock pot, but on this particular day I decided to just let it simmer slowly on the stove … [Read more...]

Easy Gluten Free Taco Seasoning & Weeknight Meal Ideas


Even though I don't have kids in school and sports activities, there is just something about getting a meal on the table every single night that can be a bit daunting.  Sometimes it's the LAST thing I want to do at the end of a long day.  Don't get me wrong.  I enjoy cooking.  I love to try new recipes.  But, I don't always have the time, energy, patience, ability, etc... That's why I've got a … [Read more...]

Garden Grown Recipes & Gift Ideas


At a loss as to what to do with all those veggies and herbs that grew in your garden this year?  I've got a couple easy, not to mention delicious ideas for you... Dried Basil Chocolate Zucchini Bread Easy Refrigerator Pickles Basil Infused Olive Oil All of these ideas would be perfect for a quick gift for a neighbor, co-worker, friend, or family member OR you could keep them all for … [Read more...]

Basil Infused Olive Oil


I've got another quick and easy recipe for all of that basil growing in your garden.  Why not make some basil infused olive oil?! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:3] You can always use fresh basil, but only if you intend on using the olive oil that day.  Do not make this recipe and intend to store it if using fresh basil {or any other herbs}.  The moisture from the fresh herbs will gather mold over time! … [Read more...]