Cheesy Baked Spaghetti Squash

First, a PSA regarding tomato paste.  It annoys me to no end when I open a can of tomato paste and then a recipe only calls for a teaspoon or a tablespoon. What are you supposed to do with the whole rest of the can? So I read somewhere you can freeze it in ice … Continue reading

Ham & Cheese Gnocchi

This was a hit with both the husband and the preschooler! It’s so hard to find recipes these days that everyone will enjoy but this fits the bill! I have never made gnocchi before. I’m not sure why I thought it was complicated because it’s even simpler than making pasta. Especially with a recipe like … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Beef

So here’s the deal: this was sooooo good we ate it before I even remembered to take a picture! My family came over to our new house for our annual Christmas celebration last night and I was planning on making carnitas for them. I bundled up my little baby on Sunday night and we headed … Continue reading

Pork Carnitas

So my favorite food in the universe is Mexican food. I JUST LOVE IT! I am a regular at Austin Grill in Old Town. Whenever my family comes to visit we immediately head to Austin Grill for chips, queso, guac…and CARNITAS!! My cousin is a big fan of carnitas and always orders them when we … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken

Folks, I am back in a kitchen of my own and I couldn’t be happier about it. It’s been a long four months while we were looking for a new house but we found the perfect one and I love my kitchen! So for my first slow cooker dish in my new kitchen I chose … Continue reading