American Fare

So it begins: Day 1 of our 20 Days of Christmas Cookies! We know we have frolicked away from pairing our dishes with delicious brews, but don’t worry there will be some beer reviews on the way in the next week. We just don’t find pairing cookies with beer very successful. It will be well …

I know, I know, we are a week and a half past Turkey Day. I am sure though, that many of you, like myself, still have SOMETHING left over from Thanksgiving. I know that most of you are probably tired of turkey and stuffing, but here is a delicious and unique way to use leftover …

This pasta salad is your perfect picnic dish. Whether it’s just the two of you out for a hike in the woods, or it’s a family reunion, this salad will be a crowd pleaser. Zach and I took this on our trip back East. It travels easily, and because it’s meant to be cold, there’s …

Zach and I are both huge fans of deviled eggs; and although they are absolutely delicious, they don’t travel very well. You need a special container, and then you have to keep them cold. I don’t know about you, but I don’t think I’ve ever seen a cooler larger enough to hold a deviled egg …

This chicken salad was an addition to our menu for our road trip back East for Thanksgiving. It was in one word “fantabulous.” It was so good, that this is basically what I ate every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner on our trip. It’s so easy. There is no cooking involved (except for the …

Believe it or not, this recipe was a tougher job than we had thought. Not because the muffins were difficult to make, but because it took us forever to find the recipe! This is actually Zach’s recipe: one that he’s had for over 10 years. The problem with Zach, is that he tends to misplace …

Something about the cool air and the snow made me want to roast a chicken yesterday. There is just something about warm, comfort food that makes you feel all cozy inside. That’s just what this roast chicken did. I’ve never actually roasted a chicken, so this was a new adventure, but a fun one! Once …

I decided to mix things up a bit today. I don’t often do these recipes early in the day. Actually, I don’t think I’ve ever made these recipes earlier than 3 pm. I don’t know why! The lighting for the pictures is so much better! I told Zach, that I’m going to start making our …

We’ve been frying up a lot of things in this household lately. I don’t care what anyone says, when it comes to wings and eggrolls, fried is the way to go. I’m sure most of you have had the combination of jalapeno and cream cheese is some way. It’s a great combination! The coolness of …