Cardomom-Lime Sweet Rolls

These rolls were delicious and not difficult to make at all. The cardomom is really unexpected and I like the sweet-sour taste they have. I’ll definately make them again and might play around with different fillings. They take a while because of the rising time, but the actual hand-on prep doesn’t take much at all. […]

Chicken Enchiladas

I was cleaning out the cabinets the other day and found a can of enchilada sauce that I bought a while ago but never used. I had never made enchiladas before, so I looked for recipes and was surprised at how different they all were! This was kind of a mish-mash of a bunch of […]

Pear and Raspberry Brie Puffs

I’ll warn you- these are a pain in the ass to make. The bite size is fun though, and eliminated any urge to put the brie on top of bread. I did base this off an old recipe of mine (also a staple at my holiday get-togethers), so if you want something a bit easier […]

Cumin Lamb Chops with Orange-Curry Couscous

The spices go perfectly with the lamb. Don’t be afraid to use all of the mixture- it looks like a lot, but the lamb holds up well to it. The couscous was great. i didn’t have orange juice on hand, so I just used some thre some frozen concentrate and water into the pot. I […]

Beef, Bean, and Chorizo Chili and Pecan-Bourbin Tart

These were both right out of Cooking Light, so I’ll just link to them. They were both delicious. The chili has a very hearty smoky-spicy flavor that was nice. Not at all like the chili I usually make, but equally as good. I like the use of stew meat as opposed to ground. Serving sizes […]

Maple Laced Squash Biqsue

I wanted soup (what else is new?) and has no plans for some squash that I had gotten from the farmers market, so I made this. I had recently had a pumpkin bisque with maple at a local cafe that was delicious, so that was my inspiration. This soup was very thick- you might want […]