Ginger-Cinnamon Pumpkin Cake with Orange Glaze

Posted October 16th, 2014 by Allison in Food, Recipes

Ginger-Cinnamon Pumpkin Cake with Orange Glaze

I will be the first to admit that I’m usually not a huge fan of pumpkin. The pumpkin spiced everything craze is very much not my thing, so I was surprised to find a can of pumpkin in my pantry a few weekends ago when I was looking for something […]

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My Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Posted November 25th, 2013 by jodifur in Food, Recipes

This is my 14th year hosting Thanksgiving for a gaggle of people.  Over this time I’ve  made some winners and some losers.  My favorite recipes involve 3 things.  I can make them ahead of time, people always ask for them, and people always reach for seconds and thirds. These mashed […]

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Easy Parsnip Soup

Posted September 18th, 2013 by Allison in Food, Recipes

With school back in session, I’ve got fall on the brain even if the weather in the DC area is still sunny and summery. Nothing in the kitchen says fall to me quite like soup – it’s warm and comforting and it makes me wish it were boot and sweater […]

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REAL® Seal Recipe Challenge: Grown-Up Quesadillas

Posted July 31st, 2013 by Sandie in Food, Recipes

We eat a lot of dairy in our house — even though my husband is actually lactose intolerant and has to take Lactaids on a regular basis, we all love it. My kids and I don’t chug milk by the gallon full, but we eat cheese, yogurt, cereal with milk, […]

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Quick and Easy Sneaky Pumpkin Bread

Posted April 10th, 2013 by christine in Food, Recipes

Pumpkin bread, you ask? But it’s spring! Why would I be interested in pumpkin bread? I know it’s not very seasonal, but there are still plenty of cans of pumpkin in my local supermarket, and pumpkin bread is a staple in this household. My son doesn’t like bananas, so where […]

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Go-to Meal: Chicken Taco Stew

Posted March 14th, 2013 by rebeccathomas in Food, Recipes

As the temperature inches up and the cherry trees prepare to blossom, pull out your crock pots for one last hearty stew of the cold season! This chicken taco stew is truly delightful and it meets my criteria for go-to meals: easy, tasty, and plentiful. An added bonus is that […]

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Go-to Meal: Catalina Pork

Posted January 17th, 2013 by rebeccathomas in Food, Recipes

Before parenthood, when working full-time outside the home, I regularly relied on the trusty crock pot for dinner assistance. Now, as a stay-at-home mom to one rambunctious 16-month-old boy, the crock pot has become my saving grace. One of my favorite slow cooker main dish recipes involves only five ingredients […]

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Holiday Caramels

Posted December 13th, 2012 by rebeccathomas in Food, Recipes

In a season of gingerbread houses and sugar cookies, cakes and pies, and tarts and homemade rolls, those of us who love cooking, but abhor baking can feel a little left out. But my homemade holiday caramels, made completely in the microwave, are always a hit and a welcome relief […]

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