Cedar's Cafe is our favorite hometown restaurant hands down. We have friends that drive over an hour to come have dinner here regularly. We have gotten to know Chef Toni Elkhouri really well over the past few years and were thrilled when we found out her Mushroom Blended Burger was in the top five of the James Beard Blended Burger Project challenge.
Hannah’s self taught culinary skills shine as she experiments her way through the kitchen. This time she creates classic recipes her entire family enjoys: apple cherry pork chops, sweet potato casserole, roasted veggies, and berry shortcake. Delicious!
Wether they're for a sporting event, appetizers for a dinner party, an after school snack... chicken wings are always a huge hit!
A quick and easy appetizer recipe is always good to have on hand. Heres one for a simple black bean dip that will make everyone happy! Perfect for any type of party or just an after school snack! Try this recipe and enjoy!
Lately our motto in the kitchen has been to keep it simple! This beer battered fish is quick and easy and only takes about 15 minutes to make.
This recipe for Perfect Enchiladas is simple and inexpensive to make for the entire family. Best of all it takes less than 30 minutes. Even better, most of these ingredients you will already have on hand: ground beef, cheese, garlic, onion, etc...
When it came up in conversation that one of us doesn't eat eggs and we were trying to decide what to do with some bananas that were on their way out, we decided to take on the challenge of making an eggless banana bread. Here is the delicious result!
It doesn't happen often, but we occasionally like a standard meat and potatoes dish. It has to have just a little flare of course, so this time we added a bit of lime zest to make it zing.
There are plenty of ways to prepare eggs, but one our favorites are mini frittatas! They are so diverse, you can put whatever ingredient you want in them, similar to a homemade pizza. They are perfect for breakfast, brunch or small get togethers.
One of the easiest recipes to make when Pantry Cooking is chili. It’s a staple, and you can always find a few extra cans of beans and tomatoes in the pantry to whip up a crock pot full of this deliciousness.
Grilled cheese and creamy tomato soup, one of our favorite food combinations from childhood. The love for this perfect lunch combination hasn't faded as we've grown older but more so grown with us in to adulthood.
Bake Ziti is definitely not in our family repertoire... but we got a serious hankering for some this past week. Since we are always up for a recipe challenge, we put our test kitchen Chef to work and he came up with this amazing recipe for baked ziti that really hit the spot! Amazing!
Easter is upon us and to celebrate we made these sweet and tangy key lime cupcakes. By using a combination of cake recipes in our family cookbook, we created these with fresh lime juice, amazing jellybeans by our favorite Gimbal's Candy made with real fruit juice, a hint of vanilla, and best of all each one is filled with a coconut, lime, and pineapple jellybean on the inside as a surprise!
This simple and delicious recipe for Vietnamese rice pilaf makes rice the superstar!
This amazing garlic sauce recipe is another delicious entry into our Rice Recipe Contest with Mighty Rice. This quick fix garlic sauce that goes perfect with a simple and traditional family dish, lentils and rice.