Roasted Red Provence Potatoes

As seen on Relay Foods’ blog All is well in my world when there are potatoes on the menu. I love them in just about any form, but give me a crispy, well seasoned, roasted red potato, and I’ll neglect just about everything else on my plate. I thought this dish couldn’t get any better,…

Jim Lahey’s “No Work Bread”

Happy almost June! I hope by now you’re enjoying some warmer weather and a full view of the sun! My little girl and I have been longing for some outdoor activities, and we’re so excited to finally be able to throw open the windows and stroll through the neighborhood without freezing our ears off. Speaking of throwing…

Impossibly Easy Whole Wheat English Muffins

Homegrown tomatoes and freshly ground flour. Those are two things my mother prized, valued, and taught us to appreciate. She had a vision for her family, and it included quality food. Even in the hardest of times, Mom would skimp on just about anything but food, a mindset she worked hard to convince her kids…

Taffy Apple Dip

This creamy, crunchy, nutty dip gets me eating a record number of apples each year. I’m not sure if the health benefits of the apple are cancelled out by the cream cheese and sugar, but I’m too addicted to find out. Passed down from my Aunt Paula and Pampered Chef, this recipe has absolutely nothing…

hummus and naan

I’m into simple flavors, simple ingredients, straightforward prep. Every once in a while I’ll try and get fancy with something, but more often than not, I like my salt a pepper, garlic and onions, butter and toast. Or I’ll add a little cinnamon sugar to the butter if I’m feeling adventurous. But honestly, simple is…

Bacon, Cheddar, and Chive Scones

Those of you who know me know that I can hold my sweets with the best of them. Chocolate cake is my nemesis. But sugar doesn’t stand a chance when matched with savory. It’s not even a competition. So when I took my first bite of these bacon, cheddar, and chive scones it was all…

Cooking On Easy Street :: Bruschetta

  Mid-August?! Windows open and breeze sweeping through the house?! You bet! Welcome to {Re}visionary Life! We’re in the middle of a Cooking On Easy Street series where I’m sharing a simple, inexpensive meal each Friday this August! Today I’m sharing a favorite that winds up on the menu at least twice a month. ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// I sat…

Black Bean Burgers on Pretzel Buns

It’s funny how much you can hide by zooming in on your camera’s subject. The small kitchen bursting at the seams with dirty dishes, the 2-year-old bouncing on the dining room chair chanting “Yummy, yummy! Mommy can I touch? Can I eat it? Mommy?! Mommmyyy!!”, the playful smirk on your husband’s face as he tries to humor…

No Work Bread

This is a great bread recipe that requires little hands on time . . . hence the name: “no work bread.” While little work is involved, much foresight is required. Will you be needing bread tomorrow? Start this right now. It takes 5 minutes to get it going. Walk away and return in roughly 24…