Buttermilk Pancakes with Homem...

Mar 4, 2013 by

  The morning I made these pancakes, The Husband was hoping for quiche.  Yes, my husband is man enough to admit he likes quiche. ...

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Teriyaki Sauce

Jan 21, 2013 by

  My second post in the Bridal Basics series: teriyaki sauce. I used to spend money at the grocery store on this certain brand of...

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Venison Bolognese

Dec 4, 2012 by

  Can I let ya’ll in on a little secret?  I think Ina Garten is a bit of a snob. No, I’ve never met her.  And she may be just...

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Zinfandel Cranberry Sauce

Nov 12, 2012 by

  Hi dear friends! I want to start off by addressing a tiny piece of business.  If you are a fan of The Cooking Bride on Facebook...

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Crab Cakes on Salad Greens wit...

Sep 6, 2012 by

  At the end of last year, while I was getting ready to transfer my WordPress-hosted blog over to a self-hosted site, I was forced...

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Creamy Homemade Macaroni and C...

Jul 30, 2012 by

  Last Thursday night The Husband and I were lying in bed.  He’s reading a science fiction novel and I’m staring at the...

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Homemade Yogurt

Jul 26, 2012 by

As someone who tries to stick to a monthly budget, all this talk about rising food prices because of the drought has me worried. ...

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Ribs with Apricot-Bourbon Sauc...

Jul 23, 2012 by

  While my husband may not be entirely supportive of my food blogging habit, he does appreciate a good meal.  The Husband enjoys...

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Six Summer Grilling Recipes . ...

Jun 20, 2012 by

Summer is my absolute favorite time of year and today officially kicks off the first day of the season.  The Husband, Little Tot, and...

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Basic Homemade Strawberry Jam

Apr 30, 2012 by

  The act of canning and preserving food in jars – or “putting up” as I have heard some people call it – has become a lost...

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Turnip Green Pesto with Cornbr...

Nov 3, 2011 by

  I must confess, I’m not a fan of the reality shows where contestants have to race against the clock to create a fabulous gourmet...

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Sawmill Gravy

Aug 5, 2011 by

Disclaimer: I am writing these posts of my own volition.  I am in no way associated with “The Help” the novel, the movie, or the...

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Garden Fresh Salsa

Jul 21, 2011 by

I like to think of myself as a gardener. Keyword here is “think.” I’ve planted an herb garden every summer for three years...

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Strawberry Blackberry Sauce

Jul 14, 2011 by

  This summer, I have noticed a pattern developing in my behavior. I have a problem with buying way too much fruit. More than The...

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Pan Seared Filet Mignon with C...

Jun 20, 2011 by

  I enjoy cooking for my parents. I think it goes back to that whole, “Hey Mom and Dad, look what I can do!” Yesterday was The...

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Piña Colada Bread Pudding with...

Mar 9, 2011 by

  They say that most people have given up their New Year’s resolutions after about two weeks. I’m proud that I have made it...

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Vidalia Onion and Fig Barbeque...

May 31, 2010 by

  Somehow the heavens opened up and I actually had a chance to cook this weekend.  I mean cooking something other than taco meat or...

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Balsamic Barbeque Sauce

Oct 22, 2009 by

  I have mentioned that my Mom and Dad are both natives of the Chicago area.  With the exception of an estranged uncle in Atlanta,...

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Tortellini with Roasted Tomati...

Oct 15, 2009 by

This Thursday afternoon recipe includes Tomatillos, Tortellini, and Tomatoes.  How Totally Terrific! Here is the other tomatillo...

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Mint Sage Pesto

Jul 20, 2009 by

I first became interested in growing herbs shortly after moving into my own apartment after college.  My one bedroom pad had a...

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