Muenster Burger

It’s been a bit since I shared a burger recipe – but don’t you worry – I have one for you now. This burger came out of a little survey my foodie group did on Instagram. I was inspired by the idea of using Muenster cheese on a burger and the recipe evolved from there.Continue reading “Muenster Burger”

Spicy Cucumber Salad

You all know how much I love salads as a side dish. They are so versatile and fun. Even if we just talk about Cucumber Salad, you have so much variety. You can have a Mediterranean spin with tomatoes, red onions and feta. You can go solo cucumber with a dill vinaigrette for something ofContinue reading “Spicy Cucumber Salad”

Chicken Noodle Salad

Oh these hotter days at the end of summer, I start to look for ways to limit the stove use at the hottest part of the day. I love a cold salad that can have the cooked components that can be made in the morning, so that they fully cool before combining them for theContinue reading “Chicken Noodle Salad”

Ginger Peanut Lime Dressing

Making my own dressings and sauces is always fun for me. I love trying to create flavor combinations and profiles to match the ingredients in the dish I am making. Sometimes it is just that the dish needs a sauce component and other times the sauce or dressing becomes the key component to it all.Continue reading “Ginger Peanut Lime Dressing”

Peanut Chicken Salad

Entree salads are always a hit at my house. I know a lot of people don’t think you can make a filling meal with a salad – but it’s absolutely possible. My latest creation is a Vietnamese inspired Peanut Chicken Salad. The chicken is marinated with lime and cilantro. And the dressing is bursting withContinue reading “Peanut Chicken Salad”

Baked Swiss Chicken

Comfort food is my wheelhouse – I love to cook things that just feel like home. Chicken and rice almost always does that for me. But I like change up the flavor combinations whenever I can. This recipe is a sort of play on chicken cordon bleu, or at least that’s where the idea started.Continue reading “Baked Swiss Chicken”

Lemon Basil Shrimp & Rice

Quick meals are what Homemade on a Weeknight is all about. This recipe basically only takes as long as it takes to make the rice and you are ready to serve it up. Lemon Basil Shrimp & Rice has got an incredible flavor profile, the whole family is going to love it. It is aContinue reading “Lemon Basil Shrimp & Rice”

Jalapeño Dill Potato Salad

It’s almost summertime – which means the backyard dinner times are in full effect at the Forrest Casa. Potato salad is a serious staple for me and my family. But you know I don’t make the same thing over and over. My latest concoction has a little bit of a kick and it’s so veryContinue reading “Jalapeño Dill Potato Salad”

Jalapeno Dill Dressing

Making my own dressings has been something I wanted to do for years but could never figure out what the secret taste was for creamy dressings. And then one day it hit me – CHIVES! That’s what makes it have that perfect harmony. So now I play with variations of the my ranch dressing recipeContinue reading “Jalapeno Dill Dressing”

Italian Sub Pinwheels

I love taking classic flavor combinations and turning them into something else. Like taking the flavors of an Italian Sub Sandwich and turning them into two bite appetizers. These Italian Sub Pinwheels are perfect for an appetizer night, pot luck or backyard BBQ! They are easy to eat with your fingers and are usually justContinue reading “Italian Sub Pinwheels”

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