Archive for December, 2011
December 30th, 2011
These are some of our family favorite meals-we hope that your family will love them too. We hope that you have a great New Years!! We will be back on Monday with some new recipes. We look forward to a great 2012!!!
2011 Favorites: Main Dish
Marinade for Flank Steak or Chicken-family favorite with caramel potatoes
Sunday Roast (and French Dips)-cook once and eat twice!
Crockpot Barbecue Ribs-Have great ribs all year long
Chicken Taco Chili-yummy crockpot recipe
Honey Lime Enchiladas-best enchiladas ever
Chicken and Rice Bake
Chicken Spaghetti-a delicious twist on an old classic
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Balsamic BBQ Chicken
Maple Baked Chicken
Pork Chop Stew-comfort food and it goes in the crockpot
Teriyaki Pork Chops with Sesame Noodles
December 29th, 2011
When we look back over the last year, what stands out for both of us it the start of this blog. It is not perfect and there is still a lot to learn, but we stepped out and are enjoying the journey. As we move into 2012, we are sure it will bring new recipes and great ideas from the kitchen. What is it about 2011 that you most remember?
2011 Favorites: Sides and Salads
Caramel Potatoes-Our signature dish
Caramelized Onions and Veggies
Oven Fried Zucchini
Crispy Smashed Potatoes-most viewed of 2011
Ravioli with Walnuts and Spinach
Mexican Rice with Cotija Cheese-so much better than store bought mexican rice blends
Tortellini Skewers-can leave off the skewers for a great side
Spinach Salad-Can’t ever go wrong with this one. It is tried and true.
Pear and Pistachio Salad with Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette-Jocelyn’s favorite salad of 2011
Autumn Chopped Salad
Sweet Potato Dinner Rolls-combine your carbs with a veggie
Rosemary Olive Oil Dipping Bread-A good bread for beginners
December 28th, 2011
December 27th, 2011
So how was Christmas? Hopefully you had a wonderful time and are still enjoying this week with family and friends! This week we’re going to feature a few of our most popular recipes from 2011 – that way you’ll get some great reminders for the new year.
First up, Appetizers for New Years Eve . . .
Best of 2011 Appetizers
Tortellini Skewers- by far the most popular appetizer post
Cream Cheese with Raspberry Chipolte Sauce- the easiest appetizer ever
Sparkling Cranberry Cups- the most impressive appetizer
Sweet and Crunchy Munch Mix- most addictive
Spinach Artichoke Dip- Jocelyn’s favorite
Pepper Blend Cheese Ball- best to make ahead for New Years or unexpected guests
Caramel Apple Nachos- a fun appetizer or dessert all year round
December 23rd, 2011
We hope you have a wonderful Christmas spending time with family and friends - we’re going to take a few days off and do the same! Merry Christmas!
PS: you can get this beautiful free printable here