Orzo Pasta Salad Loaded with Vegetables

Orzo Pasta Salad Loaded with Vegetables

There’s pasta salad and then there’s *this* orzo pasta salad loaded with vegetables and feta. This is the real deal! It’s been so nice outside and I’ve noticed the smells wafting from nearby grills in the evenings. It’s a heavenly smell! We have cut back on the meat we’re cooking at home, so the grill…

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa - Salsa Verde

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa    -    Salsa Verde

I hope you had a wonderful and relaxing Memorial Day weekend! We were super busy and loving every moment of spending time with friends and family! We’re back at it now with just three days left for the kids at school and then we’re officially on Summer Break in our house! The long weekend flew…

Cast Iron Gruyere Scalloped Potatoes

Cast Iron Gruyere Scalloped Potatoes

I’m always on a quest for new ways to cook potatoes and make them flavorful and interesting. What better way than in a cast iron skillet so they have the perfectly cooked center with crispy edges?! AH! SO GOOD! My favorite part of a lot of dishes is the crispy edges (especially involving cheese), how…

Spicy Thai Noodles with Vegetables

Spicy Thai Noodles with Vegetables

I *LOVE* Thai food! Well, I love all food, but I really love lots of spice, big heat and bold flavors created with simple ingredients. I believe this is the definition of Thai food.   If you’ve never tried Thai food, it’s time to change that! It’s super delicious and you can control the level…