Do you ever have days where you a) didn’t want to cook; b) didn’t plan dinner; and, c) didn’t want to cook…? I do that all the time so I got creative with some left overs. I had pulled pork that was in the fridge left over from making these yummy quesadillas and I made […]
Slow-cooker Butternut Squash soup
This recipe for butternut squash soup is probably one of the easiest I’ve ever made, and it is delicious! Creamy and rich, with a spicy kick of cayenne pepper… it’s just about perfect! The beauty of this recipe is that you can buy the prepped cubes of raw butternut squash and just toss everything into […]
Nutritious Italian Vegetable Pasta Salad
Hi! I’m Kristy from Chocolate Slopes! I am thrilled to be guest blogging for the V Spot today! I’ve made a nutritious and delicious veggie salad that is sure to please a crowd. This Italian Vegetable Pasta Salad is an excellent idea for a side dish added to your dinner tonight or doubled for a […]
Mixed Melon and Avocado Salad
Linda here from With A Blast and I am thrilled to be sharing a recipe for a Mixed Melon and Avocado Salad with you on The V Spot today.
Hi everyone, my name is Rosemary Molloy and I blog at An Italian in my Kitchen. I was born and raised in Toronto, Canada where I also met my husband of over 20 years, how times flies. A week after we were married I moved to a small town outside Rome, saying it was a big difference […]
Heart shaped carrots.
Now that I have seen this cute trick from Jamie at C.R.A.F.T., I am going to refuse to eat carrots any other way. From now on, I will only eat heart shaped carrots. I don’t know why I didn’t figure this out on my own before this. Please check out the easy tutorial and […]
Scallop, corn and bacon appetizer. (Um, salad…?)
Over the Labor Day Weekend, we attended a friend’s pool party and I brought an appetizer to share. Bay scallops and fresh, sweet corn were on sale, so I decided to make the guests at the pool party my personal guinea pigs and try out a brand new, made up recipe on them. I don’t […]
Chipotle-Lime Coleslaw… a spicy twist on a summer favorite.
Coleslaw is good, but this spicy twist on a classic dish is better. Just the right balance of creamy, spicy and sweet…
Mexican inspired bunco dinner.
I am in a bunco group, and tonight is my turn to host the group. Last year I did a whole week a where I shared several projects, as well as the dinner that I served. It was Italian inspired. This year? Mexican food, baby! Here’s what’s for dinner tonight: Chips & Homemade Salsa […]
Roasting cheesy herb potatoes in foil packets.
Today we’re making super easy and delicious roasted potatoes. So easy, in fact, that you only need some foil and a knife to cook with. (Which makes them a super great side dish while camping or grilling.) One of the very best things about this process is anything goes. As long as you have some […]