Honey Crusted Pork Chops with Honey Soy Sauce

This is a sponsored post for Honey Bunches of Oats. All opinions are my own. I blame my love of pork on my German heritage. Pork chops are definitely a family favorite. Recently, I was tasked with creating a recipe using Honey Bunches of Oats. Now, you might at first think that a sweet breakfast […]

Orange Mango Banana Spinach Smoothies

I’ve been resisting the green smoothie trend for a long time. But no more! This month, for Secret Recipe Club, I was given Fit Mama Real Food, and reveal day happens to be today, on the last day of #HotSummerEats. What is summer without a refreshing smoothie? Heather’s refreshing Green Orange Mango Banana Smoothie recipe […]

Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler #HotSummerEats

Sometimes, old recipes are the best. We love trying out new things here on The PinterTest Kitchen, but we also have a lot of family favorites – and we wanted to share one of those for today’s #HotSummerEats recipe! We’re nearing the end of #HotSummerEats, so wanted to give a big THANK YOU to Camilla […]

Asian Sesame Salmon #HotSummerEats

I grew up in the very land-locked state of Pennsylvania, so we didn’t eat much seafood. When I did have it, it was typically some kind of frozen fish patty. Appetizing, I know. On special occasions, my mom would make shrimp (YUM), but it wasn’t until I moved to Virginia that fish became a regular […]

Orange Sugar Cookies #HotSummerEats

I know, I know…orange sugar cookies sound totally weird. At least, that’s what I thought when I first saw this recipe! But I was looking for a citrus-y recipe to use my brand new juicer and reamer from Casabella (one of our #HotSummerEats sponsors), and this idea popped up on Pinterest… I just couldn’t get […]

Budget-Friendly Seafood Salad #HotSummerEats

I love fresh seafood salad in the summer. It makes such a perfect lunch alone or stuffed in a pita pocket. But… Seafood is expensive. I’d love to eat seafood several times per week, but our monthly food budget would be maxed out in a week if we did that. When I joined #HotSummerEats (read […]

Oven Roasted Herb Potatoes #HotSummerEats

There are few side dishes I’d rather eat than potatoes. Just call me the Queen of Carbs. If anything is worth the carbs, it’s this recipe for Oven Roasted Herb Potatoes, which I made as part of #HotSummerEats. One of our awesome sponsors is Gourmet Gardens, which I mentioned before when I posted this Bacon […]

BBQ Chicken Quesadillas #HotSummerEats

What is the flavor of summer? Is it watermelon? Maybe corn on the cob? How about s’mores? Yes, yes, and yes…but for me, the top flavor of summer has got to be barbeque! I love making my own BBQ sauce (awesome on meatballs), and taste-testing packaged sauces in a variety of flavors. As part of […]

What’s for Dinner: June 2015 Meal Plan (Plus a #HotSummerEats Giveaway!)

It’s June! When I was a child, I remember LOVING June 1, because it meant that school would be out soon. I liked school and was generally a good student, but June meant Girl Scout Camp and swimming and filling my tote bag with books from the library. I miss having an entire summer of […]

How to Make Homemade Flour Tortillas

Flour tortillas are SO easy to make at home. I can’t believe I didn’t try it out sooner! We are Airbnb hosts, and one of our guests mentioned that she is not great in the kitchen, but does make her own flour tortillas for wraps, quesadillas, tacos, etc. I thought to myself, “Why have I […]