Author Archives for Laura

Cheesy Chicken Lasagna |

Cheesy Chicken Lasagna – Flashback Friday

May 18, 2018 4:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This is a fun variation from your traditional lasagna. This one includes chicken and a ranch flavored white sauce. This is one you should definitely have if you are a lasagna lover. I love using a rotisserie chicken when making it. Cheesy Chicken Lasagna

Banana Poppyseed Cake |

Banana Poppyseed Cake

May 17, 2018 7:29 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I love banana cake and I love poppyseed cake, so why not a banana poppyseed cake? The combo is actually quite delicious. The bananas give the cake flavor and moistness, where the poppyseed just adds to the texture. Then the cake gets finished with a topping of a simple buttercream. So try this the next... Read More

Cheddar Mashed Potatoes |

Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

May 16, 2018 6:50 am Published by Leave your thoughts

My family loves mashed potatoes and gravy, but sometimes I want to serve them with a meal that doesn’t include gravy. That is where seasoned mashed potatoes enters the picture. Garlic mashed is a standard that I usually go to, but I recently wanted something different to go with the garlic rosemary pork loin. I... Read More

Garlic Rosemary Pork Loin |

Garlic Rosemary Pork Loin

May 15, 2018 7:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When it comes to pork, my most favorite cut to have is a pork tenderloin. It is the most tender cut ever. I already have a few ways to prepare it and now I have a new addition to that collection. This one includes garlic, which in my book, you can never go wrong with.... Read More

Banana Bread Waffles |

Banana Bread Waffles – Flashback Friday

May 11, 2018 4:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This is another option to enjoy on Mother’s Day – waffles that taste like banana bread! They are amazing. Not only do you have a tasty waffle, but it also gets topped with an amazing maple nut cream cheese. If you are a banana bread fan, these are a must try! Banana Bread Waffles with... Read More

Breakfast Potatoes |

Breakfast Potatoes

May 10, 2018 8:48 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Hashbrowns are a staple breakfast side. Sure you could just but a bag from the frozen food isle at the store, but these breakfast potatoes are so worth the extra effort to make. I do love that they bake in the oven, so these potatoes can be cooking while I’m make other parts of my... Read More

Blueberry Waffles |

Blueberry Waffles

May 9, 2018 7:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A tradition at out house is breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day. It started years ago when my husband made breakfast in bed and decided to include my daughter. My daughter has a genetic disorder called Turner Syndrome. With that, she is most likely not going to be able to have kids of her own.... Read More

Orange Knots |

Orange Knots

May 8, 2018 4:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

So in my book, knots are just like a cinnamon roll, but easier to make. Plus, you get more of the dough coated with the sugary filling you would find inside a cinnamon roll. Well, for Mother’s Day, I created this orange knot recipe. I love orange rolls, so of course I had to have... Read More

Salisbury Steak Bake |

Salisbury Steak Bake

May 3, 2018 7:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

My family loves salisbury steak. It’s another one of those meals they love because it includes mashed potatoes and gravy. I have several different recipe but they all require you to brown the patties as part of the preparation. This recipe does not need you to do this. You just form the patties and place... Read More

Hummingbird Bundt Cake |

Hummingbird Bundt Cake

May 2, 2018 7:42 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I have always wondered where the hummingbird cake got it’s name. I always kind of assumed it was because it was sweet with bananas and pineapple and you usually fill a hummingbird feeder with sugar water. I was so wrong. The recipe has said to have originated in Jamaica and it is named after it’s... Read More