Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

bacon wrapped spinach and cheese stuffed pork tenderloin

Ok, this one’s gotta be short and sweet folks because I’ve got a date with a wading pool and three kids, two of whom won’t stop asking me when we’re going. How about when it opens kids, how’s that sound. Sigh, I really must work on their spatial time knowledge. Ok, this was RIDICULOUSLY easy to make. It doesn’t look ...

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Brushetta Style BBQ Pork Chops

Brushetta style bbq pork chops

Oh man, am I ever excited to share this recipe with you guys. Hands down, this is my new summer jam for dinner. It was so incredibly easy to whip up, it was AWESOME tasting, and the best part, it made it look like I really knew what I was doing. This is a dinner that doesn’t just taste good, ...

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Potato and Corn Chowder with Pancetta

potato corn bacon soup

It’s winter, and this one has been a REAL winter. Tons of snow, a bunch of ridiculously cold days, and that feeling of wanting to do nothing more than wrap up in a blanket in front of the fire. As a side note, man do I ever wish we had a wood burning fireplace, gas just isn’t the same. Another ...

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Sausage Crostini


Alright, this has to be one of the quickest and easiest things you’ll find to make. The day I made these, I did them as a side. I made some fresh cheese ravioli in a light tomato sauce, and I knew that Bo would be looking for a hit of meat somewhere (he’s not a big fan of fresh tomato ...

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Summer Salad with Cantaloupe, Bocconcini, Prosciutto and Mint


Alright, getting back in to the swing of things around here with a super quick and easy salad. It’s delicious too. What isn’t delicious about juicy balls of fresh melon, soft mild cheese, salty cured meat, and brisk mint. I mean honestly, I could probably eat this daily for a month before I was sick of it. Anna was as ...

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Italian Style Sausage and Peppers

italian sausage and peppers bake

I’ve been making this dish for a while now, but it always felt like there was something missing in it. I had gone through a bunch of different recipes, but they were all variations of the same. It wasn’t until I got this great cookbook to review “Lidia’s Favorite Recipes by Lidia Bastianich” that it clicked, it wasn’t the ingredients ...

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