My family loves eggs and they’re often at the center of our quick and easy weeknight dinners.  Sometimes when making things like poached or fried eggs for a crowd – whether it be just enough for a family dinner, or a really large amount for a luncheon or party- you are really limited by the…

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I caused quite a stir on Instagram this past week when I shared a series of stories from a brand new Albertsons store here in my home town.  Some of the comments left were “Is it weird I want to take a road trip to Albertsons?!” and “My official bucket list:  Paris, Milan, Bora Bora,…

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I am generally not a lucky person; I remember when I was a little kid, the children’s chorister at church had each kid’s name on a tongue depressor and she needed a helper, she would pull out a stick and that kid would help her. Each time she went to pull out a stick, I…

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Peanut Butter and Jelly is one of the world’s best flavor combinations.  These cookie bars are a family favorite and taking one bite into these blissfully sweet bars is like taking a big chomp into my childhood.  We made these a lot growing up.  In fact, I can still visualize the paper my Mom had…

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We have a slightly different Broccoli Cheddar Soup in one of our cook books, but it dawned on me recently that we don’t have one in our index here on Our Best Bites and it’s one of the soups I make the most often at home!  My kids who whine about broccoli in any other…

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Hi, my name is Kate (“Hi, Kate!”) and I’m addicted to cream cheese frosting. Addicted. Like…we should not be left alone together because I will inevitably do something that will make me feel shameful and sad that the workout I did that morning will count for nothing and then some. I have the power to…

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Pasta is one of my ultimate comfort foods. I was so excited to see Sara’s makeover of my spaghetti and meatballs last week and I have another amazing, easy, family-friendly pasta recipe today because I swear, in two weeks, summer will be here and pasta season will be gone for the year. I’ve been tweaking…

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  Or Spa-Peggy and Meatballs. Anyone? Anyone? Okay, in case you haven’t noticed, I’m a hard-core carb-lover here; pasta and bread are my ultimate comfort food. And does it really get any more homey and comforting than spaghetti and meatballs? Not in my world!  This classic recipe for Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs is both comforting…

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Recently on Instagram I asked my followers what types of things they (you) would liked to learn how to do this year.  Things in the kitchen you’ve always wanted to try but never had.  There were so many great comments and ideas on there and one that popped up quite a bit was artisan bread. …

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Today is Valentine’s Day, which also feels like a fabulous time to treat yo self! These are 9 of my favorite things that I’m loving these days! Best of all, most of these are things just for you, so if you’re looking for a little something extra for yourself, you’ve come to the right place….

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Valentine’s Day is coming up and if one of your traditions is serving your family a Valentine’s Day breakfast, this Sparkling Citrus Punch is an easy, festive drink.  See, I used to always make everything from scratch and I kind of thought shortcuts were the cheater’s way out. And then I had kids and then…

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One of my favorite flavor combinations is cinnamon and chocolate.  During my college days, I spent most of my paychecks on giant bags of chocolate covered cinnamon bears from the BYU book store.  They are the BEST.  I had those flavors in mind when I set out to make a munchable-sharable-irresistible treat with those same flavors. …

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