Turkey Day Place Cards

As a host or even a co-host, I try to plan as much as possible to take any anxiety away from last minute decisions.  When guests are about to sit at the table for dinner or even sometimes when they arrive they usually ask where they should sit.  To make things easy for guests and…

Spanish Potato Tortilla

The first time I tried a potato tortilla I was in Madrid, Spain and I was at a small tapas bar. We asked the waitress what the most traditional tapas were and she pointed to the tortilla as well as the olives, manchego cheese, and Iberian ham. I wasn’t sure what to expect with the…

10 Turkey Tips

Preparing and cooking a turkey can be very intimidating, especially if you haven’t made one before. The first turkey I cooked was a turkey breast – the free turkey breast from ShopRite in fact. Unfortunately, although I thought I had cooked it enough and the outside looked brown and delicious the inside was raw! It…

Hot Stuffed Jalapeños

My husband loves to grow jalapeño plants in our garden, they are very durable plants and easy to grow.  The plants thrive in heat and don’t need as much attention as other plants.  The heat from the jalapenos also help deter critters from eating the other plants in the garden. After the summer is over…

Savory Crockpot Chicken and Rice

This savory chicken dish is sure to please. It is simple to make and will be a go to dish when looking for a quick comforting meal.