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citrus soy baked salmon
Seafood Uncategorized

Sweet Citrus-Soy Baked Salmon

This easy and delicious meal brings together the flavors of fresh salmon, sliced oranges, soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, and Santa Maria style seasoning for a bright and flavorful combination that you’re sure to enjoy! Whenever my sisters and I are all visiting my folks at the same time {which thanks to COVID has happened …

honey roasted peaches
Sweet Treats

Honey Roasted Peach Crumble with Whipped Mascarpone

It’s prime time for peaches right now, and this is a remarkably easy – and remarkably delicious – way to use up the ones on your counter that are going too ripe. Roast them up with some honey, butter, and vanilla and serve with a crumbly streusel-like topping and some cinnamon whipped mascarpone for a …

strawberry sunrise smoothies
Smoothies + Juices

Strawberry Sunrise Smoothies

Smoothies are a great way to kickstart your day! They’re bright, full of flavor, packed with vitamins, and what easier way to make breakfast than throw everything in a blender and hit a button? This one makes use of bananas, strawberries, peaches, mangos, pineapples, and vanilla yogurt for a tasty morning treat! It always seems …

autumn spice carrot soup
Soups Uncategorized

Autumn Spice Carrot Soup

Leave the pumpkin spice out of this! Some of our favorite savory autumn spices come together with the best in veggie comfort food to make a delicious, spicy, warming soup, perfect for rainy and cold days or for putting in a thermos and taking with you while leaf-peeping! I absolutely love creamy carrot soup this …

Poultry Uncategorized

Honey Dijon Baked Chicken

Sticky sweet and oven baked. Pretty much everything you could ask for in a delicious, easy oven-baked recipe for the most deliciously flavorful chicken you could hope for. Although we’re pretty certain that you could use this marinade for the grill, too, with fabulous results! When I first started dreaming up this recipe, I had …

honey mustard balsamic vinaigrette
Kitchen Tips Uncategorized

Balsamic Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

Somehow I wrote this recipe to go with my peach and prosciutto salad and never hit publish on it! So we’re going on the way-back machine and adding this delicious favorite to our dressings list! This tasty vinaigrette combines all the best tastes out there, shakes them all up together, and is perfect for pouring …

Poultry Salads

Honey Maple Turkey Summer Salad

All the best summer flavors come together in this delicious and light-tasting but filling summer salad – rosemary, pecans, honey, maple syrup, strawberries, and fresh seared turkey cutlets! The leanest and healthiest protein you can find doesn’t have to wait until fall to be enjoyed! So we might not have gone anywhere this past weekend …

Kitchen Tips

Lemon Vinaigrette

This lemon vinaigrette is fast becoming my favorite homemade dressing, and it’s ridiculously easy to make. And it goes very well not only with your spring salads, but with grilled fish or chicken as well for a burst of lemony flavor! As you all can probably tell by now, I’m a big fan of making …

Bread + Baking

Country Honey Bread-maker Bread

Since this is a partner post to my post on making my own croutons, I don’t want to go too far into where I draw the line at too much from-scratchness and how it’s less craftiness and more just being, shall we say, economically minded that inspired me to make my own bread. Been there, …

grilled peaches
Sweet Treats Virginia

Simple + Sweet Grilled Peaches + Ice Cream

The summer heat is upon us, friends. And it definitely changes the way we cook and eat and live around the Big Brick House. For one thing, no one wants to hang out around the stove. We’re all about the grill. Even if it’s raining. We start craving the simple. Everything is coming in fresh …


Roast Turkey Breast with Honey Glaze and Roasted Veggies

If we’re hosting a large group for a special occasion, I’ll roast a whole turkey, but when it’s just my little family? None of us are dark meat fans {well, it’s too soon to tell with the littlest one, since he’s still having his pureed}. For us, a roasted turkey breast with honey glaze, roasted …