Category: Scratch Made

Grilled Salsa

  Ever since we we moved south, we’ve been eating a ton of Mexican food. We have our favortie restaurants that we go to, and we have our favorite dishes that we make ourselves at home. I think everyone’s favorite…

Spicy Bacon Corn Fiesta

        Sweet corn definitely reminds me of summertime. If you’re from the Midwest, you know what it means when it’s knee high by the 4th of July! My grandpa used to have huge gardens (at least they seemed to be…

Garlic Guacamole

I love guacamole that is loaded with garlic! I’ll be honest, I never used to really like guacamole nor avocados for that matter. I somehow started eating sliced avocados on sandwiches, then on my Avocado and Egg Toast, and then…

Arroz Con Pollo

Happy Cinco de Mayo! I hope everyone’s day has been great! How many of you have had Arroz con Pollo from a restaurant? If you’ve not heard of it, it is seasoned chicken with Spanish rice covered in spicy queso…

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

As Jon and I were walking to the check-out at one of our favorite grocery stores, we stopped by the cookie-case to pick out a chocolate chip cookie. This week they had a double chocolate chip cookie. They looked really…

Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup

Imagine a tall stack of fluffy pancakes topped with a fresh blueberry syrup and whipped cream. Doesn’t that sound wonderful? Pancakes always sound good to me; they are my favorite breakfast food of all-time. My favorite way to cook pancakes…

Hot Cocoa

Hot chocolate and toast are a pretty simple culinary combination. No matter the simplicity, this combination is very near and dear to me. As I’m sitting hear writing this, I’m overcome with all of the memories that hot chocolate and…

Cookie Swapping

It’s time to get your ovens ready for this year’s sweet swap! When I lived in Indiana, my aunt would host our “candy day”. My aunts, cousins, and our friends would all get together and we would bring all of…