• Recipes

    Slow Cooker Carnitas

    We love Mexican food in our house.  I am positive we could eat it breakfast, lunch, and dinner (because we have).  And it’s probably one of the biggest things we miss from living in Phoenix.  So, of course, we’ve had to get our fix somehow – and I like Mississippi and all, but I’ve yet to find a praiseworthy taco.  That’s why I started making slow cooker carnitas. One of Mr. O’s taco favs was always carnitas – which just means little bits of pork.  So it was imperative that this delicious shredded pork was one of the first dishes I had to recreate. Every restaurant in Arizona would have their own take…

  • Breakfast,  Recipes

    Pizza for Breakfast

    That’s right, I said it.  Pizza for breakfast.  Now I’m not talking about cold leftover pizza that’s been hanging out in the fridge.  Though, I do loooove a good cold pizza.  Ask anyone in my family and they will tell you that I am more of a fan of the cold stuff than a pie fresh out of the oven.  No, I’m talking about a pizza that’s just for breakfast.  Well, scratch that, this pizza is really so good I could eat it any time of the day.  But my point is, this not your typical pepperoni or even supreme pizza.  This breakfast pizza is loaded with some of those…

  • Recipes

    Spinach Walnut Pesto

    We are almost through January of this new year.  (Heeello 2015!  Are you over yet?) Are you still on that health kick you promised yourself? I bet you went out at the beginning of the month and stocked up on all the good for you vegges that you could, didn’t you?  And if I were a bettin’ woman, I’d also bet spinach was one of those items.  Whether you are fond of it or not, you bought it – economy size.  And now it’s just sitting in the fridge.  You are officially smoothied and salad out.  (Which I don’t know how that could ever happen.  At least on smoothies.)  Whether you…