Corn and Black Bean Salad with Basil Lime Vinaigrette

I was going through my pins on Pinterest the other day, and I realized I have pinned about six or eight different salads containing some combination of corn and black beans. ¬†Apparently this is something that sounds really good to me. ūüôā ¬†Well, I think I can go ahead and delete all of those pins, […]

Corn and Black Bean Salad with Basil Lime Vinaigrette

Winter Chopped Salad

I’ve said before that whenever we go to our friends’ Dave and Kylie’s for dinner, we bring a salad (or when they come over, they bring the salad). ¬†This was my most recent creation for dinner at Dave and Kylie’s. I have to admit, I am kind of a salad freak. ¬†I love them, and […]

Winter Chopped Salad

Balsamic Glazed Carrots

As much as Tim and I love vegetables, there’s one that we really never cook just as a side dish. ¬†Carrots. ¬†We eat them raw and we use them in recipes, but we just don’t really eat cooked carrots. ¬†Until now. ¬†These are so delicious, I’ll definitely be adding them to our rotation. ¬†The carrots […]

Balsamic Glazed Carrots

Celebrating the Tastes of Summer: Caprese Salad

There are many reasons I love summer: the warm early summer weather (not this 100+ degree heat we’ve been having), sleeping in, getting to spend time with Tim and Josie, the drive-in movie theater, traveling, and the wonderful produce (to name a few). ¬†Nothing says summer quite like fresh tomatoes from the garden. ¬†When I […]

How to Cook a Perfectly Juicy Pork Loin (Oh And a Recipe Too)

I don’t frequently cook pork at our house. ¬†We have a pretty steady rotation of chicken and fish. ¬†I do occasionally buy those premarinaded pork loins and throw them in the freezer when I need a no brainer dinner. ¬†But I feel like I’m always seeing delicious pork loin recipes, so the other day I […]