raspberry bree

Warm brie topped with a homemade raspberry jam makes a beautiful display. It has a rustic look to it, and I plan to make this a center piece for an up n’ coming friendly gathering! Raspberry brie looks awesome, and tastes even better. I first discovered this amazing combination in a small townRead More →

cucumber cups

Would you look at these beautiful cucumber cups? They are filled with two different types of humus, roasted garlic and beat. Beat humus is quite delicious actually. It’s sweet! These cucumber cups are quick, easy and healthy. The make a gorgeous presentation for your appetizer display. With these on displayRead More →

These red breakfast potatoes are just what I needed! I will take red potatoes over other potatoes any day! A friend of mine found a 15 pound bag of red potatoes on sale for $3. Knowing that I am always cooking from scratch, she thought of me. I wasn’t complaining.Read More →

Did you know that most cans of cranberry sauce from the grocery store are made from high fructose corn syrup? I don’t understand the need to put these chemicals in our bodies. I’ve seen the effects of it in my life, and it gets even more upsetting when I think about the majorityRead More →

Good morning world and all who inhabit it! I’m feeling a little extra peppy this evening after a delicious black beans and sausage bow ties dinner! While this dish may be amazing all on its own I have to say that our sausage really made this recipe sing! My Uncle went huntingRead More →

smokey cheese ball

I made a Smokey Cheese Ball! I really don’t think that I would have ever made one of these if it wasn’t for Bread & With It. Now… I’m ruined for life. When company comes over I will have to make a Smokey Cheese Ball in addition to everything else I haveRead More →

moist pumpkin bread

Moist Pumpkin Bread is about the only thing going right today. Honestly today was the day I wanted to crawl in a hole and sleep for a good week. It would be so much easier to just sleep this all off, then to deal with it! I mean honestly… thisRead More →

butternut squash and carrot soup

Look at that color! Butternut Squash and Carrot Soup is so vibrant in color its beautiful! I never would have tried this recipe if it wasn’t for Bread & With It. Trying new recipes comes with the territory when you have a food blog. I am completely grateful and excitedRead More →

cranberry apple oatmeal

Cranberry Apple Oatmeal is one of my favorite breakfast meals, especially in the fall. Over the weekend the kids and I were noticing leaves all over the ground! Fall is coming! I am absolutely thrilled! It is the time of year where we get to dress up in warm knits,Read More →

Hummus Platter

The hummus platter, a family staple. At least, it’s our family staple. I don’t think I’ve met anyone that doesn’t like hummus, let alone a delicious platter to go with it! It’s the perfect snack or even a meal on it’s own. Whenever Michael and I go out and aRead More →

Hello mushrooms lovers! It’s late Wednesday evening and I’m cuddled up on the couch after a very… busy day to say the least. Tonight is a yoga pants and hoodie night for sure! The kids have started home-school (after much preparation and more money than I would like to admit)Read More →

grilled peaches

These look almost as wonderful as they taste. These are, yes you guessed it… grilled peaches. Not just regular grilled peaches… they are brushed with honey, grilled, nested with a creamy chevre and then topped with fresh tarragon. This fusion of flavors is stunning. I cant figure out though, ifRead More →

cranberry and walnut salad

Hello everyone! I hope all is well and you are enjoying delicious food like a crisp cranberry and walnut salad! I want to quickly let you guys know that if you have family recipes dating before 1950 send it to my email for a chance to be featured on Bread & WithRead More →

asparagus with cheese sauce

Weren’t the 50’s amazing? Everything was slathered in cheese or butter and topped with bread crumbs. I love my old cookbooks because I find so many delicious recipes that get lost in time, but sometimes I come across recipes and photographs and I’m like… really? Someone ate that? I find myselfRead More →

minted green beans

Mint. Yes. Green Beans. Yes. What a great recipe! I was so excited to find minted green beans in one of my old cook books because it’s a quick and easy way to spice up a simple side dish. When it comes to dinner, I have a habit of slippingRead More →

roasted carrots with rosemary and garlic

These look delicious don’t they? This last weekend Michael’s son came over and we fired up the grill. Michael’s son is grown and out of the house, so when he is able to come over to visit we jump on the opportunity. Michael went to the grocery store and purchasedRead More →

slow cooker split pea soup

My day can get pretty hectic, especially since we are going to be starting homeschooling in the fall I anticipate having significantly less time to prepare dinner. In the beginning I’m sure there will be quite a bit of adjustments. My sister has been homeschooling for almost 8 years nowRead More →

Red Potato Salad

My husband was born and raised in Florida and I have to say that being a Northwest girl has been very stressful for me when it comes to cooking. He can be a critic at times, especially when it came to my first mention of Red Potato Salad. I rememberRead More →