The Best Guacamole Recipe I’ve Ever Had


Just in time for Super Bowl, I have a treat for you… the BEST guacamole recipe I’ve ever had! But before I get to it, I need to give you a little backstory… I have a confession. Please don’t hate me, historically I can’t stand avocados which means that I can’t stand guacamole. See… . . . → Read More: The Best Guacamole Recipe I’ve Ever Had

Friday Cocktail – Homemade Amaretto


A couple of weeks ago I mentioned last week I LOVE Disaronno Amaretto. Downside… it can be expensive, but I’ve always thought it was worth it. Well, about a month ago, Paula from Paula has some AMAZING recipes, one which I was compelled to make is her Homemade Amaretto. I would love . . . → Read More: Friday Cocktail – Homemade Amaretto

Mama’s Potato Soup with Roasted Garlic Redux


The weather here in Portland has been down right COLD. Today’s high was a whopping 31 degrees (-1 C). Our normal average for this time of year is 47 (8 C).

Anyway, I decided on such a cold day I wanted homemade soup. I didn’t want to make chicken noodle… partly because I . . . → Read More: Mama’s Potato Soup with Roasted Garlic Redux

Stef’s Zucchini Bread


If you recall from about a month ago, I wrote about Zucchini Coming Out My Ears. It froze very well. It is really nice to have a bunch of zucchini in the freezer so when I’m craving my killer Zucchini Bread I can easily make some.

Cast of characters: eggs, oil, vanilla, sugar, . . . → Read More: Stef’s Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Coming Out My Ears


I have a friend at work who has a garden. He often brings in excess produce. Well, not too long ago he asked me if I wanted some zucchini. I said, “Sure, I have an awesome zucchini bread recipe.” He told me that they were big so I thought I’d combine it with one . . . → Read More: Zucchini Coming Out My Ears

Guest Post: Hot Corn Dip

Last week was a really bad week both in my personal life and at work. A very good friend got laid off and I will miss him. I hope his wife sticks around. I’d be lost without her.

The worst part of my week was in the “family” arena. My step mom has . . . → Read More: Guest Post: Hot Corn Dip