Broiled Lobster

Broiled Lobster

Broiled Lobster Happy Monday everyone!  This broiled recipe is not only fast, easy to make, it is delicious.  For my birthday, Mr. TAL surprised me with flowers and a surf and turf dinner!  But the big surprise was that he was cooking and all I had to do was watch...
Smothered Chicken

Smothered Chicken

Smothered Chicken Happy Wednesday everyone!  It’s been a crazy two weeks for us with two recent deaths in the family and traveling but I still managed to cook some pretty delicious dinners.  This Smothered Chicken dinner is generously layered with sautéed chicken,...
Pineapple Veggie Chicken Kabobs

Pineapple Veggie Chicken Kabobs

Pineapple Veggie Chicken Kabobs Happy Monday everyone!  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  Today on the blog is my Chicken Kabobs and boy are they delicious!  I’ve made them two times already and each time they get better.  I love that they are so healthy and...
Sun-Dried Tomato Vodka Cream Sauce

Sun-Dried Tomato Vodka Cream Sauce

Sun-Dried Tomato Vodka Cream Sauce Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!  Today on the blog is my Sun Dried Tomato Vodka Sauce that I made for Galentine’s Day (more on my tablescape this week).  This sauce is rich, creamy, and cheesy, with a heavy dose of tomatoes and a...
How To Make Black Spaghetti

How To Make Black Spaghetti

How To Make Black Spaghetti Happy Monday everyone!!  Have you ever tasted Black Spaghetti before?  Well, I haven’t until today and I just had to blog about it.  For as much as I love Italian food, I have never seen it before.  I honestly can’t describe it.  It is a...
Mexican Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers

Mexican Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers

Mexican Chicken Stuffed Bell PeppersAug 19, 2021 | Food, Main Course Happy Friday everyone!!  We are ending week 3 of my August recipes with these Mexican Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers and I know I say this all the time but they are husband approved!!!  I on the other...
Sauerkraut, Spare Ribs, and Kielbasa

Sauerkraut, Spare Ribs, and Kielbasa

Sauerkraut, Spare Ribs, and KielbasaAug 8, 2021 | Food, Main Course Happy Monday everyone!  We are on our second week of recipes and I’m so excited to share this Sauerkraut, Spare Ribs, and Kielbasa recipe with you.  It is super easy to make with very little prep...
Beef Quesadillas

Beef Quesadillas

Beef Quesadillas Happy Monday everyone!  It’s Taco time!  Well, it’s Beef Quesadilla time with loads of cumin, cilantro, and my secret ingredient!  Read below to find out what it is.  When you don’t have any salsa, you get creative and create your own. I had...
Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes

Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes

Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes Happy Wednesday everyone!!!  Today it’s all about my crab cake recipe.  Layers of seasonings, bread crumbs, and jumbo lump crab meat cooked in a garlic butter sauce!  Taken from page 61 of my cookbook, Sit, Stay, Eat, I’m sharing this recipe with...
Jake’s Glazed Spare Ribs

Jake’s Glazed Spare Ribs

Jake’s Glazed Spare Ribs Happy Monday everyone!  We are kicking off this week with a delicious and savory glazed spare rib recipe with hints of spice and sweet.  If you are new to the blog, if I’m not talking about animal health, I’m cooking up something fun for...
Spaghetti Cups

Spaghetti Cups

Spaghetti Cups Happy Wednesday everyone!!  Spring has sprung and I’m so excited.  It’s got me thinking of new spring and summer recipes and all that thinking made me wonder what to do with the leftover angel hair pasta in my refrigerator when these spaghetti cups...
Prosciutto Pizza

Prosciutto Pizza

Prosciutto Pizza Happy Friday everyone!  With all of the holiday baking and cooking, do you want something fast and tasty?  Try this Prosciutto Pizza I created with a few simple ingredients.  Except for the bread and butter, the toppings are organic and healthy. Pizza...
How To Prepare For Thanksgiving Dinner

How To Prepare For Thanksgiving Dinner

How To Prepare For Thanksgiving Dinner Happy “Friday Treats Friday” everyone! I normally put out a different treat every Friday but this week is going to be a bit different. Don’t worry, I’m including dog treat recipes but with Thanksgiving in two weeks, I thought I’d...
Homemade Fettuccini Alfredo Sauce

Homemade Fettuccini Alfredo Sauce

Homemade Fettuccini Alfredo Sauce Happy Wednesday everyone!!!  I haven’t shared a human recipe in a while (well, except for this Caprese sandwich HERE) so I couldn’t wait to surprise you with this one!!  I created this recipe when Thomas and I first got...
Garlic Shrimp And Pasta With Fresh Herbs

Garlic Shrimp And Pasta With Fresh Herbs

Happy Wednesday everyone!!!  Are you in the mood for garlicky shrimp, fresh herbs, loads of salty butter, and fresh tomatoes over top a plate of angel hair pasta?  Well, you are in the right place!  I love using lots of herbs in my cooking and fresh is the best!  You...
Supreme Pizza

Supreme Pizza

I know I had promised you guys a follow-up on Thomas’ birthday cake and pizza and here it is!!  I was so excited about making his mother’s chocolate cake recipe for him and followed the directions to a “T”!  It came out smelling and looking amazing which made me...
Fried Pork Chops

Fried Pork Chops

It was a rainy, snowy weekend here in WV and we enjoyed a nice weekend at home.  For the most part, it was a lazy one as you can see by Jake and Maggie’s pictures.  They were all bundled up today and thoroughly enjoying the warm blankets out of the dryer.  We...
Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

I’ve been wanting to post my Mashed Potato recipe for a long time now but kept putting it off because it is just so easy and not much to it.  I’m that person who can cook a really hard meal and it comes out tasting scrumptious but can’t make boiled rice to save my...
Butter Chicken Marsala

Butter Chicken Marsala

Anyone hungry for fried chicken and Portobello mushrooms???  I had every intention to make a true chicken marsala tonight but changed my mind and made a delicious Butter Chicken Marsala instead.  The chicken was tender with just the right amount of crisp!  The...
Sweet Sausage Pasta

Sweet Sausage Pasta

As I was saying in my last post, Thomas and I were having a lazy weekend here in Missouri and I didn’t feel like going out.  The weather was cold, rainy, and snuggling under a nice warm blanket sounded so much better than being cold and wet.  So what did we do...
Bobbi Jo’s Baked Beans

Bobbi Jo’s Baked Beans

I have been looking over my recipe book and came across my baked beans recipe that I made when I had everyone over for Memorial Day last year.   I whipped up a little spread of hamburgers, hotdogs, marinated chicken, bratwurst, baked potatoes, baked beans, and...
Keto Hamburger Pizza

Keto Hamburger Pizza

Thomas and I have been on an “almost Keto diet” for about 2 months now.  We are following it but allowing ourselves a cheat day here and there.  We LOVE pizza and will probably be ordering some tonight because we have friends coming over for dinner but...
Salmon Worcestershire

Salmon Worcestershire

I first have to say that I’m so proud of myself!!!  Why????  Because tonight, for the first time ever, I made salmon and all by myself to boot!  I’m not a lover of salmon but Thomas is and I wanted to make us a healthy dinner.  So off to the store I went...
Three Cheese Ravioli

Three Cheese Ravioli

​Thomas and I make homemade pasta every year for the holidays so I took a stab at making my own filling this year for our homemade ravioli.  I was a bit nervous because I have some pretty tough critics when it comes to taste testing but I past the test.  Thomas...