Slow Cooker Roasted Sweet Potato Soup with Ham

This slow cooker roasted sweet potato soup with ham is the ultimate comfort food. It’s packed with veggies, sweet potatoes, and kidney beans and will leave you begging for more! 

This slow cooker roasted sweet potato soup with ham is the ultimate comfort food. It’s packed with veggies, sweet potatoes, and kidney beans and will leave you begging for more!

Hey there, heeeyyy! I’m Jen. It’s nice to meet ya!

A little about me and my blog: I’m a mother (to three kiddos) and wife to an awesomely bearded man. Read more

Spiced Shrimp and Creamy Polenta with Fried Egg

This Spiced Shrimp and Creamy Polenta is a classed-up version of the classic Shrimp and Grits. With roasted corn and topped with a fried egg, this dish is comfort food to the max.

This Spiced Shrimp and Creamy Polenta is a classed-up version of the classic Shrimp and Grits. With roasted corn and topped with a fried egg, this dish is comfort food to the max.  

I’m a huge seafood lover. I can’t get enough of it. Anytime my budget allows me, I totally splurge and get lobster or crab, or even shrimp! If I’m feeling really fancy, I’ll get the really big shrimp! Read more

Sweet Potato Fries with Cinnamon Sugar Dipping Sauce

The next time you want a savory and sweet side dish, then try these sweet potato fries with cinnamon, heavy cream, and brown sugar dipping sauce.

The next time you want a savory and sweet side dish, then try these sweet potato fries with cinnamon, heavy cream, and brown sugar dipping sauce.

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. It’s the season when all my cherished vegetables appear on our kitchen table.

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Butter Parsley New Potatoes

More than one cook in the world thinks mashed potatoes are hard–they make them too soupy, too pasty or too bland. But these butter parsley new potatoes take away all the guesswork of mashing and mixing and still bring a fresh, comforting side dish to your table–no guessing or messing necessary.

A simple side made with seasonal ingredients, butter parsley new potatoes put the freshness of summer to good use.

The first thing you’re probably asking yourself is “What in the world is a new potato Rach?” Well don’t worry. It’s not that big of a deal. Read more

Easy Grilled Salmon with Corn Puree and Fennel Salad

Grilling is a summer staple activity. Cooking this easy grilled salmon dish is simple and delicious, especially with a silky smooth corn puree and a crisp, but light, fennel salad.   Grilling is a summer staple activity. Cooking this easy grilled salmon dish is simple and delicious, especially with a silky smooth corn puree and a crisp, but light, fennel salad.

One of the things I love about summer is grilling! It is truly an science to grill something correctly, but once you get the knack of it, grilling food is fun and tasty! Read more

One Pan Garlic Butter Shrimp and Asparagus with Lemon

This one pan garlic butter shrimp with lemon is so easy to make and it’s mind-glowingly delicious. All you need is one pan, shrimp, garlic, butter, lemon, spices, and 15 minutes until dinner is served. 

This one pan garlic butter shrimp with lemon is so easy to make and it’s mind-glowingly delicious. All you need is one pan, shrimp, garlic, butter, lemon, spices, and 15 minutes until dinner is served.

Hey there, heeeyyy! I’m Jen. It’s nice to meet ya!

A little about me and my blog: I’m a mother (to three kiddos) and wife to an awesomely bearded man. Read more

French Toast with Cinnamon and Brown Sugar Butter

This French toast with cinnamon and brown sugar butter recipe is not your average breakfast! It’s loaded with sweet spices and decadent flavored butter.

This French toast with cinnamon and brown sugar butter recipe is not your average breakfast! It’s loaded with sweet spices and decadent flavored butter.

Sometimes, when I was a child, my father would wake up super early on Saturdays and make a French toast breakfast for the whole family to enjoy. Read more

Chocolate Malt Crunch Ice Cream

Creamy chocolate ice cream swirled with chocolate ganache and Whoppers malted milk balls makes this Chocolate Malt Crunch Ice Cream a perfect summer treat! 

Chocolate Malt Crunch Ice Cream

Hi y’all! Meaghan here from 4 Sons ‘R’ Us, and I’m so happy to be back here for the second time guest posting while Alli’s on vacation. Read more

Nutty Peanut Butter Cookies

 Soft and thick peanut butter cookies with a little crunch make these Nutty Peanut Butter Cookies a delicious hand-held treat for any time of day!

Nutty Peanut Butter Cookies

Hi Tornadough Alli readers! I’m helping Alli out today while she is on vacation. I’m excited to be here and share one of my family’s favorite cookie recipes with you all. Read more