I'm a wife, a mom of two, and a high school teacher who loves to read, bake, cook, and be with my family.
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I’m blogging now at a new site, winstead wandering. You’ll find recipes, random thoughts, and snippets of life. I’d love for you to come by and let me know what you think.
I came home from work last week and found a wonderful gift on the back porch: two eggplants and several banana peppers. When I saw the eggplant, I knew immediately that I wanted to make crispy oven-baked fries. I had … Continue reading
My husband loves peanut butter cups. So much so, in fact, that for his last birthday he requested that I make these instead of birthday cake. I was cool with that, because I love them, too. Every time I’ve made them in … Continue reading
Confession: I’ve never had a Taco Bell Mexican Pizza. I have, however, made this copycat recipe at least once a week since I discovered it a few months ago. It’s that good. The recipe calls for refried beans- I make … Continue reading
Typically, casseroles aren’t really my thing. While I appreciate the convenience of a one pot dish, I find that casseroles often tend to have indistinct flavors and an unappealing consistency. That’s not to say I’ve never found a casserole I … Continue reading
If you’ve ready any of my previous posts, you might know that the combination of jalapeños and cheese is one I find irresistible- biscuits? sandwiches? I just don’t pass up an opportunity to eat anything with the name “jalapeño popper”. … Continue reading
For the last five years, it has been my mission in life to find a chicken spaghetti recipe that doesn’t use cream of mushroom and cream of chicken soup and Velveeta cheese. While I am absolutely on board with indulging … Continue reading
I’m always eager to read recipes on Pinterest that claim to be “one pot” meals. A quick, delicious meal that’s easy to prepare and only requires my husband me to clean one pan? Tell me more. More often than not, I’m disappointed by … Continue reading
I wasn’t a fan of onions or peppers when I was younger. Now that I’m not as young, I love them. Can’t get enough of them. I’m fairly certain peppers and onions are my love language. This recipe pairs the … Continue reading