Crispy Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings


After spending the weekend in Waukesha, Wisconsin at the Wisconsin Highland Games Festival for two Irish Feis (dance competitions) we are tired. These were small competitions but it was really hot the first day and we were so glad we were inside most of the day. Even then the leaves are changing. Cooler night temperatures….

Crispy Shrimp and Pasta


When I first started talking about making this dish the kids looked at me skeptically. They love shrimp but they usually have it cooked in garlic butter or maybe an alfredo sauce but when I said I was going to put a light coating on it before frying it I got, The Look. Neither one…

Cheesy Pesto Chicken and Garlic Crispy Red Potatoes


I am a “Real Mom” home cook.  I am not trained in any form of cooking or baking.  I have two children and a spouse that like to be fed each day and I try to accommodate them the best I can.  We have dance lessons, cello lessons, Science Olympics, Lego Robotics and library groups…

Parmesan Crusted Tilapia


My children 10 and 13 will pretty much try anything you give them.  When we were on vacation a few weeks ago my son wanted to try the Garlic Scallop ceviche at the restaurant.  Of course we let him.  He ate it all but said he would probably order something else next time.  I love…

Zucchini/Squash Parmesan Crisps


I am fortunate in that my children really do like most vegetables.  But, I am searching for new ways to serve them as we are getting tired of the same boiled or roasted vegetables over and over again.  I saw this recipe on Pintrest and had to give it a try. The Zucchini Parmesan Crisps…