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Homemade Cream of Chanterelle

Cream of Chanterelle Soup

There is just something about fresh chanterelles that I can’t get enough of. These little beauties are in season right now, so go to your local market and get them while they are around! They are great in so many dishes. I got some a while back that didn’t go into anything immediately, so I …

Copycat Dooger’s Easy Clam Chowder

A rich, creamy, and clam filled Dooger’s Clam Chowder copycat. This recipe came to me via my amazing mother-in-law, Denise. This is not an exact version of hers, but pretty close.  Easy Clam Chowder This soup is one of my favorites, not only because I LOVE clam chowder, but because it is SO stinking easy. …

Browned Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars - its a mouthful, but in such a great way!

Chewy Chocolate Oatmeal Bars

These chewy cookie bars are SO easy to toss together, and I totally found my new favorite quick dessert for a crowd, get-together, pot luck, or last-minute school function.  Chewy Chocolate Oatmeal Bars I have to just get it out there right away. All credit for these goes directly to Buns in My Oven and …

Griddle Corn Cakes with Honey Butter

Griddle Corn Cakes with Honey Butter

Can’t decide between corn bread and corn muffins? Want something that’s not quite as bit of a crumbly messy nightmare to clean up? Try these griddle corn cakes! I LOVE these with gobs of honey butter served with my favorite chili.  Griddle Corn Cakes with Honey Butter I am seriously in love with cornbread. And …

Almond Delights

Almond Delights Cookie Bar

These almond delights were sweet with a firm but tender crumb. They seriously surprised me how GREAT they are. My dear friend Dorene made these and brought them over for band practice and I knew I had to get the recipe and share with you all!  Almond Delights Cookie Bar I’m SO excited to share …

Garlic Steamed Clams

Garlic Steamed Clams are one of my very favorite ways to eat these sweet little sea treats. Want to know something really really weird? I’ve lived in the Pacific Northwest for 9 years now (minus the two that we spent in Michigan), and have never gone and dug clams. We live in one of the …

CREAMY MUSHROOM PORK CHOPS

Creamy Mushroom Crock Pot Pork Chops

These delicious creamy mushroom pork chops cook low and slow in your crock pot, and come out tender, delicious, and in their very own gravy. Creamy Mushroom Crock Pot Pork Chops Pork chops are such a fun and versatile cut of meat. They are wonderful off the grill, pan-fried, breaded, smoked, in the Instant Pot, …

Milk Rolls #homemade #recipe #best

Homemade Milk Rolls

Homemade Milk Rolls are my very favorite kind of rolls to make. These are soft and rich and pillowy, but can stand up to your favorite sandwich or slide fillings too. Homemade Milk Rolls Christmas isn’t Christmas without homemade bread, and this is my go-to special-occasion bread recipe that people just LOVE.  We always have …

Simple Herbed Stuffing

Homemade Holiday Dressing

Homemade Holiday Dressing is a family tradition here at my house, and it is so easy I couldn’t NOT share the recipe with you. Homemade Holiday Dressing I’m so glad I’m able to share this with you just in time for Christmas! You don’t HAVE to have a turkey just to have dressing. Dressing is …

Extra Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Extra Creamy Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

These extra creamy roasted garlic mashed potatoes are sure to please your entire family. It is my FAVORITE way to have mashed potatoes, and we do this every year for every holiday. So delicious! Extra Creamy Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes Mashed potatoes is one of those things where  you would think it would be really hard …

Vanilla Bean Yellow Cake

Vanilla Bean Yellow Cake is a made-from-scratch cake that is super easy to make, and sure to impress. It is FULL of vanilla flavor, and worth the time to make it homemade! Vanilla Bean Yellow Cake I can’t believe that it has taken me THIS LONG to post about this cake. I made this cake …

Blackberry Crisp

Blackberry Crisp

 Blackberry Crisp is one of those desserts that just screams “WASHINGTON” to me. It is so delicious, and super easy to make too. You can use any kind of berries for this that you happen to have on hand. Blackberry Crisp  It is August in the Pacific Northwest, and that means it is blackberry season. …

Seasoned Grilled Asparagus

Perfect Grilled Asparagus

This Perfect Grilled Asparagus is my favorite, ever, and once you try it I think it’ll be yours too! This uses fresh asparagus, a simple seasoning, butter patties, and a hot grill to take the natural flavor of the asparagus and amplify it. Grilled Asparagus Did you guys know that my husband can cook his …

Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are one of my favorite cookies, ever. Once you make them you’ll see why! Today I am guest posting over at my friend Ashley’s blog, Wishes and Dishes. She is a fabulous fellow food blogger, who happens to be fortunate enough to be vacationing in HAWAII right now! Go Ashley! …

Browned Butter Shortbread Cookies

My Browned Butter Shortbread Cookie recipe is a holiday favorite around here! I can’t wait for you to try them! Browned Butter Shortbread Cookie I am so excited to share these browned butter shortbread cookies with you. The browned butter trend is one crazy train I have jumped all the way on board with. Because do …