Evo and a Rustic Fruit Tart

Evo and a Rustic Fruit Tart by whatscookingwithruthie.com

Evo and a Rustic Fruit Tart I'm probably the last person who attended Evo  to do a recap post... BUT, I wanted to make sure to share this fabulous blogger conference with you!  Evo was held in Park City, UT at the beautiful Canyons Resort!     While at Evo I attended a couple of Cooking Workshops which were totally awesome!!   I went to the Nakano/Holland House … [Read more...]

What’s Cooking in your kitchen (week 11)

What's Cooking... in your kitchen by whatscookingwithruthie.com

What’s Cooking in your kitchen?   A Weekly Dinner Menu Round-Up   Sometimes we all need a little help figuring out what to make for dinner!  What’s Cooking… in your kitchen, is a Dinner Menu Round-Up that will help take the guess work out of dinner!   Monday:  I thought this recipe from What's Cooking Chicago looked divine... BUT, I'm also a pasta … [Read more...]

How to get oily stains out

How to get oily stains out by whatscookingwithruthie.com

How to get oily stains out As most of you know, I do a fair amount of cooking and I don't always remember to wear my apron!  It's usually when I'm just doing something quick in the kitchen AND I somehow end up making a mess of myself :(   SO, I thought I'd  share one of my favorite tips in the whole wide world!! (AND I'm tired from getting up at the unheard of time of … [Read more...]

Fake Cheesecake

Fake Cheesecake by whatscookingwithruthie.com

Fake Cheesecake is every bit as addicting as "real" cheesecake BUT! there's NO baking required :)   [easyrecipe id="7541" n="0"]   My Best Friend, Carol, brought this to a BBQ we had the other night AND it was just delightful!  I told her I needed to blog it and she happily agreed... of course, I made her snap a picture with the display plate :)  Then we promptly shared … [Read more...]

Big Green Egg Salmon

Big Green Egg by whatscookingwithruthie.com

Big Green Egg Salmon it's just melt in your mouth-like a pat of butter-good. WOW!   Some of you may not be familiar with the Big Green Egg... it's a charcoal smoker that my husband just LOVES and we LOVE what comes out of it so, it's a win-win, right?! You can easily use this recipe on a regular grill as well!  In fact, we have His & Her Grills :)   **In case you … [Read more...]

Chat with Ruthie tips for Back to School

Tips for Back to School by whatscookingwithruthie.com

Chat with Ruthie tips for Back to School I can hardly wrap my mind around the fact that summer's winding down and all of our kiddos will be Back to School in just a couple of weeks!!  Crazy. Summers are hard to have come to an end...   I remember when my kids were little and going back to school was sometimes a scary thing- for them AND for me!  I've often written … [Read more...]

Summer Garden Pasta

Summer Garden Pasta whatscookingwithruthie.com

Summer Garden Pasta is a subtle but pleasing pasta dish that uses fresh from the Garden ingredients! Summer Garden Pasta...  is lovely for a warm summers evening when a light and easy dinner is what your in the mood for! [easyrecipe id="7403" n="0"] I LOVE this Summer Garden Pasta recipe... how can you go wrong with asparagus, zucchini, and a hint of lemon??  LOVE … [Read more...]

How our garden grows AND a Beet Smoothie

Beet Smoothie by whatscookingwithruthie.com

How our garden grows AND A Beet Smoothie     Our garden is off and running pretty much on it's own now- SO, we're at the harvesting stage for a lot of our produce!  Which is just the yummiest part!! :) I must admit I was a little surprised at how many BEETS showed up in our little beds!  We planted about a bazillion of them without me knowing!!  Everyone that comes out to … [Read more...]

What’s Cooking in your kitchen (week 10)

What's Cooking...in your kitchen? by whatscookingwithruthie.com

What’s Cooking in your kitchen?   A Weekly Dinner Menu Round-Up Sometimes we all need a little help figuring out what to make for dinner!  What’s Cooking… in your kitchen, is a Dinner Menu Round-Up that will help take the guess work out of dinner! I've been wanting to highlight Recipes from all the fabulous sites I see... SO, my Weekly Dinner Menu is becoming a Round-Up … [Read more...]

Pineapple Bowl Fruit Salad

Pineapple Bowl Fruit Salad by whatscookingwithruthie.com

Pineapple Bowl Fruit Salad is just about the cutest display bowl I've ever seen!     This Pineapple Bowl Fruit Salad was served at my daughter, Madi's, closing banquet for her dance company!  I don't even know whose mom made it but, one of Madi's fellow dancer girls brought it and  I just had to snap a photo so I could share it with all of you!! ADORABLE! [easyrecipe … [Read more...]

Garlic Basil Butter

Garlic Basil Butter by whatscookingwithruthie.com

Garlic Basil Butter is a quick and simple way to dress up a cube of butter   We grow a garden and our herbs are ready to harvest...  Garlic Basil Butter is wonderful addition to any loaf of bread or rolls AND a fabulous way to incorporate fresh herbs :)     [easyrecipe id="7232" n="0"] * My friend, Clare, shared this recipe with me!     Fresh Herbs are … [Read more...]

Chat with Ruthie Eat Well Dining Out

Eat Well Dining Out by whatscookingwithruthie.com

This week for my Chat with Ruthie post I wanted to share some ideas on how to Eat Well Dining Out   Sometimes it can be a little tricky when we go out to dinner with restaurants offering such a large variety of menu items... how does one choose???   In this day and age the average household eats out 3 times per week... {wow!}  I didn't realize it was that often … [Read more...]