Weeknight Chicken Enchiladas

I just love how quick and simple this recipe is! No fuss with different spices or measuring amounts, just throw together and push it in the oven. I really enjoy coming home from class and sitting down to a meal less than an hour later. This recipe isn’t new and there aren’t any different twists … Continue reading

Cheesy-Garlic Meatballs

Hello! I am back, which I hope I can sustain after typing that phrase. I am back at school after a long summer spent in sunny California interning with Frito-Lay PepsiCo. T’was fun but I’m happy to be back in school, just not so happy being unemployed! Boo. Due to my lack of employment, I … Continue reading

Banana Cake/Bread

Banana Cake, or Banana Bread. There’s no right or wrong way of saying it.  I guess it just depends on which type of pan you bake it in.  A cake pan or a loaf pan?  That’s up to you! I’ve tried many a banana cake.  I have found that I don’t like it too (artificially) … Continue reading

Time to Leave the Nest…

I’m 22 years old, about to be 23 next month.  Next month, I also start school.  Well, not start… I mean I go back to school.  I will be beginning a master’s program at Michigan State (MSU) – one of the top in the nation for my field.  I should be proud to have gotten … Continue reading

Better than Red Lobster – Shrimp Scampi

I like the idea of Red Lobster, but for some reason it doesn’t always live up to my expectations and I tend to leave a little unsatisfied.  The food seems too greasy no matter what I order, and the shrimp – I always get shrimp – seems too small and there’s not enough of it!  … Continue reading

Baked Ham and Cheese Risotto

When I think of Italian food, my mind jumps straight to pasta or risotto.  Well, this baked risotto dish has enough flavor and sustenance that it can definitely be served as a meal on it’s own.  However, if serving guests, it is probably best as a side dish to dinner.  What I love is the … Continue reading

Buttermilk Chicken n Gravy

So I wanted to try this recipe out… it’s obviously made with buttermilk, but there’s a few surprises inside! (Note: this is why it’s soooo important to read the whole recipe ahead of time – surprises aren’t good when you’re halfway through the cooking process).  One surprise is in the marinade, which is kicked up … Continue reading