Garlic and Herb Roasted Chicken

If you read my post a long, long time ago about cornish game hens, this is pretty much the exact same recipe, except with a regular sized chicken.  I made three of these puppies for our Mother’s Day celebration this year, and everyone just loved it!  The chicken really absorbs the flavors of the garlic, […]

Garlic and Herb Roasted Chicken

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 […]

Grilled Zucchini and Bell Peppers

My philosophy about grilling is that if we’re going to take the time to fire up our charcoal grill, I am going to take full advantage of it.  These grilled vegetables  are fresh, healthy, quick, and easy.  They’re also very colorful.  I’ve heard you should eat five colors every day, and some even say five […]

Grilled Sweet Potatoes

 It’s officially grilling season!  Officially declared by me, that is.  We only have a charcoal grill at our house, so if we are going to grill something, it takes a decent time commitment.  That’s why if we’re going to go through the trouble to get the grill ready, I usually want to cook as much […]

Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

As an adult, I have really grown to love sweet potatoes.  I would not even eat them as a kid, but now it seems like I can’t get enough.  Plus, they’re a superfood – they’re full of  fiber, complex carbohydrates, protein,vitamins A and C, iron, and calcium.  Between the delicious sweet and savory taste and the health benefits, what’s not […]

Cornish Game Hens with Roasted Garlic Sauce

Last week, I posted my recipe for Quinoa Casserole with Broccoli and Asparagus and told you I made it with Cornish game hens.  I’m sure you’ve been waiting on pins and needles by your computer for the game hen recipe, but alas, the wait is over!  Okay, okay… I know it’s more likely you’re thinking, “Cornish […]