The Best Shake and Bake Chicken

The Best Shake and Bake Chicken The best shake and bake chicken is inspired partially by my mom. I grew up eating my mom's shake and bake chicken.  To be honest, it was a large, overcooked chicken breast covered in boxed seasoned bread crumbs.  This version of shake and bake will rock your world.  The…

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Company Potatoes

Company Potatoes I grew up eating these company potatoes.  My mom would make them for the holidays or for birthday celebrations.  Considering how tasty this dish is, you would think it would be harder to make.  I actually made this as a side dish for my wedding dinner.  Everyone I make them for raves about…

Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies

Every time I make these sea salt chocolate chip cookies they get devoured.  With a slight saltiness, they are truly addicting.   Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies  Prep Time: 10 mins          Cooking Time: 10 mins         Serves: 24 large cookies or 48 small cookies Ingredients 2 sticks butter…

The Best Brownie Recipe

The Best Brownie Recipe I can confidently say this is the best brownie recipe.  I can't tell you how many brownie recipes I've tested.  I've made Ina Garten's brownies several times, and they are tasty but don't have that "WOW" factor. Since brownies are my husband's favorite dessert, it became my mission to develop a…

Buttermilk Biscuits

I think everyone needs to make buttermilk biscuits.  They're flakey, tangy, buttery, and quite simply delicious.  I first fell in love with biscuits when I ate at Pine State Biscuits.  In my attempt to recreate their biscuit, here's is my recipe. Buttermilk Biscuits Prep Time: 15 mins     Cooking Time: 15 mins         Serves: 6…

Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs If I could choose a last meal it would be spaghetti and meatballs.  The key to this recipe is the ricotta.  It makes the tomato sauce creamy and delectable.  These meatballs are also better than most because of the fresh herbs.  While this recipe takes time, it is worthwhile.  I promise. Recipe: Spaghetti and…

Carnitas Slow Cooked Meat

Carnitas Slow Cooked Meat I went to school in Portland, Oregon and would go to Por Que No? as often as I could.  Every time I had to get the carnitas.  Even to this day I crave their carnitas tacos. Since leaving Portland, I have attempted to recreate their amazing carnitas slow cooked meat.  This is…