Homemade crescent rolls are a great introduction into working with bread. The outcome is a fluffy and buttery, melt in your mouth bread that doesn’t require butter smothered on it or really, a meal cooked along side it. (as we learned the other night when the kids discovered them. An hour before dinner.) The first […]

bread, dinner, gold star recipes, home life

March 18, 2019

will the Real Crescent Rolls please stand up?


It’s meal plan day…this week is a bit more chaotic for us, so I’m planning for an easier week with simple recipes. Sunday – Garlic Butter Chicken and Potatoes Skillet (this recipe is OUTSTANDING. A wonderful kick, everyone, even the fussy one, loved it! Gluten free, too!) Monday – Homemade Pizza Tuesday – Pasta Fagioli […]

gold star recipes, home life, menu planning

March 17, 2019

on the table


I’ve decided to share a bonus recipe with you this week, to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. So, drop everything that you’re doing right now and run to the store. Don’t forget to wear shoes. Oh and grab your driver’s license, too. Because this cake is made with dark beer. This recipe is one of those […]

gold star recipes, sweets

March 16, 2019

Chocolate Stout Cake


There is something magical, and surprisingly, easy about making your own salad dressing. The plus side is knowing what exactly you’re consuming and being able to adjust flavor, if you need to do so. Really, the only downside is that you can’t let it sit in your fridge for months and months, but that’s because […]

dinner, gold star recipes, home life, meals

March 13, 2019

Creamy Caesar Dressing


Of all the things created in the kitchen, the most beautiful is bread. At least, in my kitchen. When I can take flour, water, yeast and salt and turn it into a loaf of bread that provides a compliment to any meal, it feels powerful to me. It feels holy. I know many of you […]

bread, dinner, gold star recipes, home life, meals

March 6, 2019

Easy French Bread