Mango Bourbon Pulled Pork (Slow Cooker!)

This mango bourbon pulled pork has the perfect combination of sweet and spicy – and the bourbon gives it that WOW factor!  I think this was the first time I ever bought a mango....

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash soup is one of my favorites. However, most recipes I come across are cream based. While this is very tasty, it is not so helpful in my quest to regain my figure....

Sweet Pepper Rice with Sausage

This is from Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food magazine, one of my favorites. I believe this was from the “easy” issue, and it certainly is easy. Italian sausage isn’t my favorite food, but hubby really...

Roasted Vegetables

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to prepare vegetables. It makes the flavors come alive. I always experiment with different herbs and seasonings. I’m trying to get better about measuring things so I...

Cappuccino Brownies

I seize any opportunity that I can to make a delicious baked good. We had friends coming over last night, and this recipe had been on my mind ever since I saw it on...

Tacos, Night Two (Remix)

I’m not a super huge fan of leftovers. Part of me loves them, because I don’t have to cook that night. I love to cook, but it is always nice to have a night...

My Take on Tacos

Tonight is taco night. My husband loves tacos, fajitas, etc. For him, it is a healthy meal. For me, I pile on the sour cream, cheese, and guacamole. Well, sometimes I try to moderate...

Meatball Subs

This recipe is adapted from Smitten Kitchen. It is a great blog with beautiful photos. The original recipe can be found here. I made it with sweet potato fries (Ore Ida) which were very good....