Grilled Pesto Turkey Panini Recipe

Grilled Pesto Turkey Panini Recipe This sandwich sounds so good! I love pesto and sandwiches are a meal we have often when running to soccer practice. Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! On a recent trip to Nags Head, I had one of the most delicious bagel sandwiches of my life. Now, I have to say, the breakfast bagels in New York City were superb (of course), but this bagel sandwich I had at the beach was unique and easy to duplicate at … [Read more...]

Roasted Eggplant Pasta Salad Recipe

Roasted Eggplant Pasta Salad Recipe I was able to score Eggplant for $0.59/lb. at Kroger today! I will be making this recipe very soon! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Picnics and covered dish suppers are a fun part of early fall. When families and friends gather and share foods they’ve brought, I almost always enjoy one extra-special something. Maybe it’s a creamy, cheesy mac ‘n’ cheese or a perfectly seasoned vegetable or even an … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Leftover Makeover: Lo Mein Recipe

Lo Mein Recipe I love Chinese food! I often make Lo Mein with leftover tidbits of meat. It is a great way to stretch a small amount of meat! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Lo mein is the ultimate leftover makeover. You can use your family’s favorite meat and veggies to make this quick, one skillet meal. I typically use pork or chicken and the combination of vegetables varies throughout the year. In the spring and summer, use fresh … [Read more...]

Homemade Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Homemade Enchilada Sauce Recipe So I am really impressed! I am from California and eat and cook a lot of Mexican food. I have never attempted to make homemade enchilada sauce though! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! As I’ve mentioned before, I looooove Mexican food. I try to experiment with my favorite dishes making them leaner and healthier. I’ve been on an enchilada kick lately and decided to take a stab at making my own enchilada … [Read more...]

Slow Cooked Pork Loin With Orange Sauce Recipe

I am always looking for an easy but delicious meal. These pork loin chops look so good! I can't wait to try this recipe! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! It’s back -to-school time, so I’ve pulled out my trusty slow cooker to make mealtime easy.  Suppers prepared in a slow cooker are the way to go when you are pressed for time or when you are just simply too tired to make a meal beginning-to-end.  As you get busier heading into your school … [Read more...]

Zucchini Meatloaf Recipe

Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! I recently read an article in Cooking Light magazine suggesting a number of tips for using those plentiful zucchini from your summer garden. Zucchini is one of those vegetables that produces more than any family can eat, so we must get creative with how to prepare and store it. The article suggests to add shredded zucchini to a meatloaf. I was skeptical at first, but then I realized that we use zucchini … [Read more...]

Homemade Marinara Sauce With Garden Tomatoes Recipe

I ventured into canning my own spaghetti sauce this summer. My recipe is similar to Connie's- although I cook mine in the crock-pot all day. My crock-pot yields 6 pints for canning. It is very easy to let it cook all day and then process in a water bath! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Each summer when gardens yield an abundance of tomatoes, I make marinara. Last year, my friend, Sarah, encouraged me to enter my marinara in the county … [Read more...]

Roasted Potato Salad Recipe

There are so many ways to make potato salad! I love potatoes and sometimes I will just bake a potato for dinner. I have not tried Connie's roasted potato method, but I definitely will! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Potato is a classic Southern side dish.   We’ll serve potatoes with chicken, beef, pork, and seafood.  Southerners believe potatoes pair nicely with just about anything.  Potatoes are a natural carbohydrate, high in vitamin C … [Read more...]

Summer Squash Sauce Recipe

Hopefully you are enjoying some fresh summer vegetables! Today we are giving you another squash recipe since they are the most abundant vegetable! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! During the summer months, I tend to make fresh vegetables the base for all my meals. Whatever meat accompanies the veggies is usually grilled or quickly sautéed. When veggies are at their freshest, they are the most tasty and nutritious. Summer Squash Sauce is … [Read more...]

Cream of Zucchini Soup Recipe

If you have a garden or belong to a CSA, I am sure you have an over abundance of squash at this point! You can prepare squash for the freezer. I wrote a guest post on Mama Bzz  this week about freezing vegetables. My favorite way to freeze zucchini is shredded for future zucchini bread. Cream of Zucchini is new recipe to me and I will give it a try! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Summer squash and zucchini squash are here. Both of these … [Read more...]