Category: Food

Weeknight Chicken Alfredo

Weeknight Chicken Alfredo

Chicken Alfredo has become a staple in my home. It’s semi-homemade so it’s perfect for weeknight dinners when there isn’t a lot of time to cook. I love semi-homemade dinners that use many store bought ingredients because my husband is more likely to learn to make these easy meals. When […]

Chicken Teriyaki over Brown Rice with Asparagus

Chicken Teriyaki over Brown Rice with Asparagus

I love chicken teriyaki and asparagus and brown rice is healthy so why not put all this together in one dish? The meal turned out great but I would change one thing. The Korean teriyaki sauce I used was way too salty. I’m going to go back to the Panda […]

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken

Astro doughnuts and fried chicken is a modern restaurant that focus on doing a couple of things very well! I bet you can’t guess what those two things are? Yes, soft, melt in your mouth doughnuts with rich ingredients and delicious, golden fried chicken. I was reading food network magazine […]

Pizza Grilled Cheese

Pizza Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheese is a staple in the American kitchen. Sometimes you crave the cheesy goodness of the sandwich and other times you raid your cabinets only to find bread and cheese, so what do you do? You make grilled cheese. One thing I love about this sandwich is its so […]

Madrones

Madrones

A local favorite for many Frederick natives, Madrones did not disappoint. Our friends, Michelle and Randy, invited us to dinner at this rustic, yet modern, American bar and grill. This was a first time visit for my husband and I. We moved up to Frederick about three months ago and […]

Mexican Chicken Chili

Mexican Chicken Chili

Now this Mexican Chicken Chili recipe has become a family favorite and a common staple in our meal rotation. We love this chili recipe so much that I always double the recipe and it can definitely feed a crowd. However, the ingredients listed below are for a single batch for […]

Baked Pork Chops

Baked Pork Chops

This recipe is my own creation from scratch. Growing up, my grandma would bake thick, boneless pork chops in the oven but they would be pretty dry. She served them with cinnamon apple sauce and that added moisture and flavor to her dish. However, when I wanted to serve pork […]

Vietnamese Rice Wraps

Vietnamese Rice Wraps

You know a meal is delicious when you stop to take a photo to document the moment and you start listing the ingredients to make it yourself at home. We made some new friends recently and they invited us to their home for dinner. You can tell I'm pressed on […]

Easy Chicken Tikki Masala Curry

Easy Chicken Tikki Masala Curry

My husband and I fell in love with Butter Chicken and Chicken Tikki Masala at a local Indian restaurant, Tandoori Nights. We enjoyed the meals so much, I wanted to make them at home instead of waiting for date night. I found a delicious line of Indian sauces, Patak's, at […]

Down Home Chicken Wings

Down Home Chicken Wings

What I'm about to share is the ultimate fall off the bone, moist chicken wing recipe. The best thing about this recipe is its flexibility with the sauce. The recipe calls for teriyaki sauce as the base but it's versatile and can be easily altered. Next time, I'm going to […]