Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Today I have a great side dish for you. Roasted Fingerling Potatoes is an excellent side dish for a special dinner, like Valentine’s Day or for a dinner party. I made these for my husband’s birthday a couple of weeks ago and they were a huge hit. The potatoes are super tender and seasoned perfectly […]


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Grandma’s Sauerkraut

confessions of a cooking diva

Grandma’s Sauerkraut is a great combination of sweet and sour. My paternal grandmother used to make this sauerkraut for the family especially during the holidays. My grandpa and father love it and so does my husband. Since my grandmother’s passing my aunt(her daughter) has been making it for Thanksgiving each year. My dad and his […]


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Campaign Party Salad

confessions of a cooking diva

Campaign Party Salad is a festive salad for holiday parties. Originally published on Cooking with Ruthie where I am a contributor. I’ve got a great retro party salad for you that is perfect for Christmas dinner. This past Summer my husband went back East to visit his mom. While he was there they went through […]


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The Best Damn Fried Rice

I love fried rice and when we go out for Chinese food my husband always orders white rice and I get fried rice. I love, love, love fried rice. The flavors of the soy sauce, the sesame oil mixed with rice and veggies is just so tasty to me. Have I mentioned I love fried […]


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Corn Caprese Salad

If you’ve been following me on social media then you know that my husband and I planted our first tomato and pepper plants this summer. The tomatoes took their sweet time to produce anything, but now we have a plethora of tomatoes. I can’t even keep up with them at this point. The peppers on […]


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Stuffed Baked Potatoes

  Not every dinner needs to be fancy or complicated. Who has time for that during the week?! I don’t and I bet you don’t either. We all need quick and easy weeknight dinners. One of my favorites is stuffed baked potatoes. You can do so much with toppings and the prep work is quick. […]


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Fruit Salad

The perfect sweet and sour fruit salad for any occasion. It’s hard to believe that this is going to be one of my last recipes for 2014. Time goes by fast. It’s also hard to believe Christmas is in a few days and I can finally say I’m ready. Wasn’t sure if I was going […]


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Easy Garlic and Horseradish Mashed Potatoes

Today I have a great mashed potatoes recipe for you. Being from Idaho I am a huge potato lover. I will eat them mashed, fried, baked…any way I can get them. I can’t eat a steak without a potato. Weird, but true. I broke all the Idaho rules and used red potatoes instead of russets. […]


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