Blue Cheese Potato Salad

Blue Cheese Potato Salad, Blogger’s Clue

Time has come for our April Blogger's Clue Event. I look forward to sneaking around every month with this group of bloggers. Blogger’s Clue is a monthly party created by Liz over at That Skinny Chick can Bake. For each assignment, we’re given a clue, and a blog and we’re to take that clue and find a recipe to make. This month we've sprung into Spring and we're to find a recipe that reminds us of flowers blooming, fresh air blowing the curtains and puffy clouds marching across the blue sky. Anything that reminds us of Spring. For me that means dusting off the grill for a steak or burgers

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Mexican Sweet Potato Soup

Sweet Potato Apple Soup with Chipotle

    This soup is filled with WOW, sweet in flavor from sweet potato, and smoky with a kick of heat from the Chipotle. With a drizzle of Greek yogurt for that creamy factor this is an impressive and hearty soup. What a great break from the “back to work” Monday routine. I enrolled myself

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Southwestern Hummus with Green Chile

Hatch Green Chile Hummus Dip

Warm pita bread may be one of the best simple pleasures in life. Soft, chewy and so wonderful in flavor. And when cut into those fluffy little triangles, so perfect and pretty for dipping. Thanks to Debra over at Eliot’s Eats and her recent trip to New Mexico for this idea. Her visit to a

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BBQ Italian Chicken sliders

Crock Pot Chicken Sliders with BBQ and Italian Sauce

The combination of BBQ sauce and Italian Salad Dressing makes for a great simmering sauce for these Crock pot shredded chicken sliders. Add a pickle and you’re in zingy heaven.

Salad using pickled beets

Pickled Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Red Wine Vinaigrette

  Tangy pickled beets, creamy goat cheese and red onions make a great salad, but first… I was served wine in this glass at a restaurant in Downtown Denver. No, I’m not going to name names …. but what would you do? See this as an opportunity to start a lively conversation about microbial growth

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Cornish game hens roasted in Cast Iron Skillet

Cornish Game Hens with Whisky Herb Citrus Glaze

  It’s time for Bloggers Clue Again. How much fun is this…each month we’re assigned to a blog and we’re given a clue. With that clue, we’re to sneak around, find a recipe, cook the recipe and blog about it. This month’s assignment was to find a food that sparkles. We were to think sparkly

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Crock pot chicken and wild rice soup

Crock Pot Cream of Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

  Rich and creamy, this Cream of Chicken and Wild Rice Soup was a cinch made in the crock pot…but first… I barely got the phone to my ear when I heard a voice on the other end “Let’s make pierogi!” It was my friend Heather explaining that she had dined at a Polish restaurant in

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Impressive shrimp appeitzer

Pancetta Wrapped Shrimp Appetizer with Gorgonzola

Butterflied shrimp stuffed with a sliver of Medjool date, wrapped with a slice of pancetta then fried. A sprinkle of Gorgonzola cheese, some flakes of chive and a drizzle of honey and you’ve got an easy and impressive shrimp appetizer.

Easy Cream Cheese Lemon Pie

Best Foodie Gifts and Not So Christmasy Pie

Easy Lemon Coconut Cream pie. No matter how hectic things get, there’s always time for this refrigerator pie made with pudding, Cool Whip, and sour cream. With the move, I was a little concerned about Santa finding our new home this year. But being the clever sort that he is, we had a wonderful Christmas

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Beef Stew with Beer

Belgian Beef Stew with Belgian Ale, #SundaySupper

Beef stews are usually very forthcoming in nature. Chunks of beef and hearty vegetables served broth or in a thick gravy. This Belgian Beef Stew becomes rock star special with the addition of a bottle of Belgian Golden Ale and then finished with mustard and red wine vinegar. Sorry Mom, this version may have just

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Holiday Beverage

Carl’s Homemade Eggnog

Are you squeamish about eating raw eggs? I guess I’d have to answer “no,” since I use them in my favorite Caesar Salad Recipe and most recently in making eggnog. I just make sure I’m using super fresh good quality eggs and hope that I’m doing the right thing. I’d be interested in hearing your opinions,

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