Rustic Tomato Basil Tart

Rustic Tomato Basil Tart on is a delightful appetizer or lunch!

Rustic Tomato Basil Tart-  is packed with fresh tomatoes, basil, and topped off with parmesan cheese and makes a delightful appetizer or lunch!  I love the summertime when fresh tomatoes and basil are so readily available everywhere, especially if you grow a garden.  I love tomatoes and basil paired together- they're so flavorful and delicious; the perfect compliment to each … [Read more...]

Country Italian Salad

Country Italian Salad on is packed with good for you ingredients!

Country Italian Salad- crisp greens, white beans, tomatoes, peppers, shaved cucumber, and parmesan cheese are the makings of a beautiful salad!   Beautiful and Delicious too!  I love salads, especially in the summer time, they're refreshing and light and taste amazing when the temperatures are so hot outside.  It's okay to admit that I totally have a thing for Italy, right?! … [Read more...]

Cucumber Tomato Basil Salad

Cucumber Tomato Basil Salad on is a quick and easy summer salad!

Cucumber Tomato Basil Salad is made with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, cucumbers, and basil!  Topped off with your favorite balsamic vinegar and olive oil.   I love these flavors together in the summertime, it makes the perfect light lunch when served with a slice of crusty artisan bread- don't forget some additional olive oil and balsamic vinegar for dipping!  YUMMMMM. It's … [Read more...]

Spring Chicken Pesto Alfredo Penne

Pesto Alfredo Chicken Penne on is a quick and easy idea for your dinner!

*This post is sponsored by Bertolli® Brand Spring Pesto Alfredo Chicken Penne is a quick and easy idea for dinner tonight!  It's as easy as opening up a bottle of Bertolli® Creamy Alfredo Sauce, adding some pesto, and topping it off with shredded chicken breast, heirloom tomatoes, and parmesan cheese!!  Wha-la.  Dinner's ready by the time the pasta's done cooking. You know how … [Read more...]

Roasted Tomato Cream Sauce with Tortellini

Roasted Tomato Cream Sauce with Tortellini by is the BEST sauce in the world!

Roasted Tomato Cream Sauce with Tortellini is the BEST tomato sauce in the whole entire world!   Oh my gosh!  Y'all are not going to believe how delicious it is... you'll just have to make it and see for yourselves exactly what I'm talking about! This Roasted Tomato Sauce is wonderful on any pasta~ gnocchi, penne, or cheese tortellini's!  It's ALL in the sauce.  That's the … [Read more...]

Stacked Caprese Salad

Stacked Caprese Salad on is a beautiful salad for any occasion!

Stacked Caprese Salad is so beautiful and so simple to make - it's the perfect salad for any occasion!   I love Caprese everything!  Oh my.  I love it so much!  Heirloom tomatoes with fresh mozzarella and just the right amount of fresh basil and olive oil completely makes my heart melt.  I'm sure I must have been Italian in another life :) Stacked Caprese Salad   Print … [Read more...]

Greek Quinoa Stuffed Baby Bella Mushrooms

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Miss Amanda from High Heels to Hot Wheels is here to visit with us! Oh my.  Her Greek Quinoa Stuffed Baby Bella Mushrooms look just wonderful and the perfect appetizer for the upcoming holidays! Hello, everyone at What's Cooking with Ruthie, it's Amanda from High Heels to Hot Wheels! I sure have missed being here with you all, but have been a little bit pre-occupied with life with … [Read more...]

Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad

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Did y'all see the IKEA Sweidsh Crayfish Party this Friday, August 15th?  It's happening at the Draper, UT location- come and enjoy this all-you-can-eat Swedish Traditional Feast at 1:30, 4:00, or 6:30 pm MST ! I'll be there with some of my family and friends at 6:30pm so come on over and hang out with us :)   Now, on to todays delicious recipe... I love my garden and … [Read more...]

Shrimp and Tomato Pasta

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We are cooking up a savory masterpiece with Amanda from High Heels to Hot Wheels today... Shrimp & Tomato Pasta looks just mouth-watering! I'm SO jealous that Amanda is cooking out of her garden already!!  I'm getting ours planted today...  can't wait to create all kinds of garden fresh recipes this summer :) I'll turn it on over to Amanda....   Hey guys at What's Cooking … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Lumberjack Chili

Slow Cooker Lumberjack Chili on

  Slow Cooker Lumberjack Chili is the another fabulous S.C. recipe to keep you warm and cozy this winter... I spent the weekend visiting my family down south of us and the weather is much warmer there- 60 degrees felt like heaven to this I'm-so-sick-of-winter girl. It was so good to see everyone and play with my nieces and nephews outside in the sun :) Slow Cooker … [Read more...]

Carol’s Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Hold on tight to your britches cuz this is another delicious recipe from my best friend, Carol Ray.... Carol's Chicken Tortilla Soup can be made 2 ways... quick and easy in the slow cooker or the original way (which is not so quick)! Either way you make it's a savory dish that the whole family will love. Carol's Chicken Tortilla Soup   Print Prep time 20 mins … [Read more...]

Mini Caprese Salad Skewers

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Kami from No Diets Allowed is here visiting with us today. She's sharing her Mini Caprese Salad Skewers!  Which look amazing. I absolutely LOVE everything caprese :)  It's one of my all time favorite flavor combinations!  What a fun healthy and festive appetizer for the Holidays. I'll turn it on over to Kami...   Mini Caprese Salad Skewers   Print Prep time … [Read more...]