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Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Pantry Preserving: Lemon Chili Oil

  Sometimes when I’m making a recipe — whether following a recipe or making things up as I go — I like to add a little heat just to make … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

Homemade Staples: Honey Orange Sauce

This is a really flavorful sauce that goes well with fish and chicken.  It can also become a tasty pairing with cut vegetables, crostini, or chips.  I used Triple Sec … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · 23 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Sausage, Broccoli, Linguini in a Garlic Chili Oil Sauce

Pasta is often my “go-to” when faced with impromptu entertaining (except when entertaining my gluten-free friends).  There are so many things you can do with pasta, and more often than … Continue reading

November 13, 2012 · 13 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Chicken with Hot Lemon Butter Sauce

We had some chicken breasts and I was looking for something different to make with them, BUT not something that would take a lot of time.  Having all the ingredients … Continue reading

August 2, 2012 · 4 Comments

Kenley’s Creamy Potato Soup — Let the Inspiration In Challenge Week 4

When in doubt, make it up. I had some potatoes that I needed to use up and soup seemed like the perfect option.  (Despite being summer, we love eating soup … Continue reading

July 16, 2012 · 3 Comments

Homemade Staples: Cheese Sauce

We use this cheese sauce on so many different things.  It is extremely versatile and very easy to make.  This is my mother’s recipe and the trick she told me … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · 12 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Baked Potato Wedge Fries with Rosemary

Wedge fries are always a favorite in our house.  They are simple to make and go well with most main courses, as well as an appetizer or snack.  You can … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · 11 Comments