Pretzels that will spice up any party

You may have noticed by now that I’m one of those people who prefers to go beyond the normal mode of operation when it comes to entertaining. I may not have a flair for presentation yet or make the coolest decor, but I’m one hell of a cook lately which is...

Quick & easy potato soup

Spring may be on its way (finally) but there is never a wrong time of year for a delicious pot of soup! Recently, I have needed to try out more and more new recipes that I can cook in bulk for Mackenzie’s preschool. Part of the arrangement we have at her Kinderladen...

Easy and delicious chicken noodle soup

On Friday I was talking about finally using our rotisserie spit in our oven (which is awesome) and one of the best things about having a whole chicken like that is making a pot of soup with it afterwards. It’s not hard to do and most chicken noodle soups barely have...
Baked Ratatouille Ziti

Baked Ratatouille Ziti

The eggplant sat lurking in the fridge. It stared at me every time I opened the door to grab something else, begging to be cooked in some way. Half of a small one was used on pizza last weekend. And I thought about making eggplant Parmesan with the other larger...