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Recipe Index

Loaded Potato Soup- Enough for the freezer or to share

Loaded Potato Soup- Enough for the freezer or to share

Fully Loaded Baked Potato Soup with Bacon and Ham Adjust the serving size: If you hover over the serving size of this Loaded Potato Soup Recipe, it will allow you to adjust it to whatever size you want to make!  I’m excited to bring you […]

Planting Peas in a Raised Bed, Pacific Northwest, plus a link to pea recipes

Planting Peas in a Raised Bed, Pacific Northwest, plus a link to pea recipes

  When to plant peas (Pacific Northwest) Apparently, peas can be planted as early as mid-January where I’m at here in the Pacific Northwest (I’m in the Willamette Valley.)  They don’t always work out at that time of year, but it’s worth a try if you […]

Spring Pea Recipes- What to make with all your peas

Spring Pea Recipes- What to make with all your peas

Peas are in season in April! Are you wondering: “What should I make with all these peas?” You don’t have to be a gardener to enjoy an abundance of peas during pea season.  There will be peas at the farmer’s markets, discounts on them at […]

Salmon Chowder with Clams (smoked), Dill, Bacon + My Daughter the Unicorn

Salmon Chowder with Clams (smoked), Dill, Bacon + My Daughter the Unicorn

I was being pestered to make some clam chowder but made more of a salmon chowder with clams instead… Speaking of salmon chowder with clams… Have I told you that I have a unicorn?  It’s really not fair because I wasn’t even one of those […]

Bacon, Bacon, and More Bacon!

Bacon, Bacon, and More Bacon!

Bacon, bacon, and more bacon!  Okay Friends… Here it is…  a compilation of bacon recipes!!  I’d put the shout out to some other food bloggers, and actually received 234 submissions!  If I had all the time in the world, I’d share them all with you […]

Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage with Red Potatoes

Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage with Red Potatoes

This Pressure Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage with Red Potatoes recipe is designed to offer the perfect results for each ingredient…If you are using your Instant Pot, or another pressure cooker, because you need to hurry up and get this food on the table, simply […]

Bacon Wrapped Smokies with Pineapple- The best addictive appetizer

Bacon Wrapped Smokies with Pineapple- The best addictive appetizer

When I think about perfect appetizers, I automatically think of bacon, and these Bacon Wrapped Smokies with Pineapple are one of those appetizers that is hard to stop eating.  Your guests will both love and hate you for serving these, as they will continue to […]

Bacon, Brie, and Cheddar Twice Baked Potatoes

Bacon, Brie, and Cheddar Twice Baked Potatoes

This twice baked potato recipe happened because of leftover Super Bowl ingredients, kind of like my Creamy Avocado Dressing, and I couldn’t be happier.  They are amazing!  The brie flavor isn’t overpowering, so even the couple of people in my family who don’t care for […]

Avocado Dressing

Avocado Dressing

Do you ever throw something together and then get really excited because it turns out amazing?  That’ s how I felt last night when I tossed these ingredients into the Vitamix blender and ended up with my new, favorite, creamy, and healthy Avocado Dressing! Push the “Jump […]

20 Romantic Dinner at Home Recipes (for Valentine’s day, your anniversary, a birthday, or just because)

20 Romantic Dinner at Home Recipes (for Valentine’s day, your anniversary, a birthday, or just because)

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Home? You could go out to a restaurant for your Valentine’s Day dinner, if you make reservations in advance and then sit among the crowd of other people who chose to do the same.  If you’re like me, you won’t be […]

Surf and Turf – A Romantic Dinner for Date Night at Home on a Budget

Surf and Turf – A Romantic Dinner for Date Night at Home on a Budget

This surf and turf is simple, yet absolutely mouthwatering.  The few ingredients compliment it wonderfully, rather than competing with it.  It only takes a half hour to make, at most, but is an impressive plate that really says “I love you.” If you are looking […]


Time and Thyme Again

Time and Thyme Again

Seasoning everything with love