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Holiday Recipe Exchange: Sausage-Cranberry Stuffing

What’s my favorite thing about any Thanksgiving spread? Hands down, it’s the stuffing! Even though I never cook my stuffing inside of my turkey, I still call it stuffing. I know the correct term is dressing when it is cooked outside of the bird, but we just never referred to as dressing, so I simply …

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Fig and Balsamic Beef Kabobs

Fig and Balsamic Beef Kabobs Ingredients 1.5 pounds of beef tenderloin 1 medium red onion, cut into 8 pieces 1 green pepper, cut into 8 pieces 3/4 cup fig preserves 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper Directions 1. If using …

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Spicy Salsa…

Spicy Salsa Ingredients 2 (14.5 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes 1/2 onion, finely diced 2 cloves of garlic 1/2 lime, juiced 1 teaspoon salt fresh cracked pepper to taste 3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 3/4 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 3/4 teaspoon chili powder 1 tablespoon Sriracha (or other hot chili sauce) 2 fresh …

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The Most Delicious Green Beans…

Spicy Green Beans Slightly Adapted from the Paupered Chef Click here for Nick’s picture tutorial of the process. 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon white vinegar 2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 tablespoons canola oil 3/4 pound green beans 4 scallions 3 medium cloves of garlic 1 teaspoon of Sriracha (more or …

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Croque Monsieur

This week’s Barefoot Bloggers recipe for Croque Monsieur was chosen by Kathy of All Food Considered. I was pretty excited about this recipe because I love ham and I really love cheese. This was totally a weekday recipe and was prepared with ease. I used thick sliced French bread with thin sliced honey ham. Instead …

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Chinese Chicken Salad…

I love to cook, but not as much as I love to bake. When I came across the Barefoot Bloggers group, it immediately got my attention because I love me some Ina Garten. However, I was apprehensive about joining the group due to time constraints, but once I realized this was only a bi-weekly group …

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Taco Casserole….

Although I am sure most of you were probably not expecting to find a Taco Pie on my site, I do cook… I just do not find dinners as appealing to photograph and write about. However, once in a while I feel compelled to elaborate on my dinner adventures. This recipe being one of those …

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