Creamy Bacon Dijon Chicken

Chicken in a creamy bacon, honey Dijon and Parmesan sauce, anyone? I know, sometimes it can feel like we’re running out of ideas for chicken. Look no more. This little sauce combo is savory and delicious. The flavors will melt in your mouth. The kitchen will smell amazing. How could it not with butter, bacon,…

Lemon Pie Bars

If you’re a lemon lover, you’re going to love these lemon pie bars. It’s not your typical cake-like lemon bar, it’s more custard-style, very similar to a key lime pie. It’s made with a graham cracker crust and topped with fresh homemade whipped creme. These little dessert bars are going to go a long way…

Salted Caramel Cashew Chip Cookies

Crispy, buttery, chewy sweetness. Everything I love in a cookie. These kind of cookies don’t receive the type of fanfare as the classic chocolate chip, but they are oh, so so good. If you’re looking for cookie variety, and you’ve been through the list of the more popular chocolate chip, sugar, oatmeal, and peanut butter…

Mindi’s Favorite Ravioli

It’s a wonderful feeling when you feed your family food that brings a smile to their face and complete satisfaction to their taste buds and bellies. Homemade ravioli is one of those dishes in our house. This is a great dish to serve all year round. I’m excited to share with you this ravioli recipe….

Sweet and Salty Cookie Bars

Have you ever thought about combining chocolate and pretzels into a dessert? Oooh, I have, a few times. I love a good sweet and salty combination, and was inspired to create a treat that was dense, a bit chewy with a hint of salty, and a whole lot of sweet goodness. These Sweet and Salty…

Basic Pasta Dough

This is a fantastic recipe for many different pasta noodles and types. It’s basic, but neither bland or boring; it’s flavorful, hearty and absolutely delicious. For new comers, it can be easy to find pasta making-from-scratch intimidating. I mean, how can something so delicious, be so easy to make? Once you get the hang of…

Honey Glazed Mango Salsa

Summer season is great for food variety. With fresh fruits and vegetables more abundantly available, so many fabulous options open up for meal planning and menu creation. A simple salsa using fresh ingredients, can take your meal to a whole other level, adding complementary textures and flavors that change the experience completely. With Father’s Day…

Summer Pasta Salad Delight

We all know the dilemma, we’re asked to prepare a side to take to the family summer reunion, a neighbor’s for dinner, or we’re agonizing over what to make for the patio get together. Someone else is on grill master duty, and you’re on point for bringing the side dish that looks good, isn’t boring,…

Best Bagel Recipe

New York deli-style bagel sandwiches are at your fingertips with this easy to make, oven baked bagel recipe. These make airy, moist, delicious bagels that are enjoyed hot out of the oven slathered in butter, or cooled and then toasted on the bagel setting with cream cheese. We love them as grab and go snacks…

The Perfect Pancake

Growing up, fluffy pancakes were a delicious way to start the morning. Sometimes mom would reserve these for weekends, but often she would serve these before school. They were fluffy and buttery, and offered a comforting start to the day. As an adult, I still love pancakes, and not just on weekends. I whipped up…