Author Archives: Shannon

Ginger Chocolate Chip Cookies

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When I first started this blog I thought I would maybe run out of recipes or things to say. Turns out the real issue is which recipe to share and to hold back from posting to often. If anything posting has given me more ideas and made me more creative with recipes and what tastes good together. So when I… Read more »

Cornbread Muffins with Cranberry Chutney

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Because I like to use fresh ingredients, I grabbed a bag of fresh cranberries at the produce stand. I don’t have many recipes using fresh cranberries, or I didn’t before this weekend, besides a Cranberry Relish for Thanksgiving (which I will post at a later date). Once home and emptying my shopping bags I looked at the bag of fresh… Read more »

Fennel, Orange and Almond Salad with Baby Spinach and Orange Vinaigrette

I love my street. We have the greatest friends and neighbors ever and every so often we close the road and have a block party. This past weekend was our Third Annual Oktoberfest. So much fun. And as with any memorable gathering of good people, for me at least, it was centered around delicious food and drink. Which brings me… Read more »

White Sweet Potato Hash with Fried Eggs

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I love to use weekend leftovers for a quick breakfast fix. Especially on busy weekends with baseball games, art classes and a birthday party! We had White Sweet Potato Oven Fries with steaks the night before and, knowing my families’ love of these fries, I snuggled some away thinking of this warm, savory hash with an egg yolk mixing perfectly… Read more »

Game Day Chili

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I made this Tuesday night. What?! The Eagles didn’t play Tuesday! My family and I are actually huge baseball fans, or should I  write Phans (next year Phillies!). So we are enjoying the MLB playoffs. This is a hearty chili with deep flavor and warm spices. It tastes great the night you make it, but even better as leftovers. So, yea,… Read more »

White Sweet Potato Oven Fries with Vinegar and Parsley

Eat your veggies! You won’t have to say that twice with these yummy oven fries. In my house they disappear before they are plated. My son runs from vegetables, so I like to try to come up with veggie recipes that he will eat. This is definitely one. They are creamy and slightly sweet and pair so well with the… Read more »