My favorite past time is lounging on my couch with a favorite cookbook. I could spend hours thumbing through How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman, and I find endless inspiration in any of the Weight Watcher’s Cookbooks.
Okay! Enough already! I can’t take any more of this gloomy weather. You’ve already heard my rant about it being dark when I leave for work and dark when I get home. Now I’m going to rant about the cold, damp weather. You would think I’d be used to it since I’ve lived in Seattle my […]
Who would have thought leftover turkey could have the potential to save the crash of my beloved, blog posting, computer. Naturally, a casserole recipe can’t fix my computer woes, but at least we had a tasty dinner while I worked on resurrecting Mr. Mac. Combining our leftover turkey with cubed eggplant, spaghetti sauce and a […]
As if I wasn’t having fun enough with my two-year old nephew, Blake, I’m now fortunate to have Grayson to spoil too! You’ve seen Blake featured here on many an occasion. After all, his aunt is a cook and loves to feed the little guy!
If you want your family to eat their veggies, stuff them into anything they love. Do they like pork chops? Stuff them with mushrooms and spinach. Or is it chicken they love? You can stuff chicken breasts too!
Why eat Thanksgiving leftovers until you can’t stand to look at them anymore! Leftover turkey, potatoes, and cooked vegetables freeze beautifully. Pull them from the freezer and turn them into a quick meal after holiday shopping, or a healthy dinner for the kids while you whoop it up at your company Christmas party. Whether you […]
When I was in elementary school my mom worked outside the home, so I was often left with instructions to get dinner started. I wasn’t all that happy with the responsibility. These days I see that added responsibility as a blessing. I learned very valuable skills, and one of those skills is to clean the […]
According to Wikipedia, a Shepherdess Pie is the vegetarian version of the Shepherd’s Pie. The meat free version of this well known pie uses beans or soy crumbles to replace the meat, then encases the filling in a crust of mashed potato. Now that you know what a Shepherdess Pie is, I’ll tell you how […]
I need to put more effort into the side dishes I serve my family. Getting them to eat their vegetables is tough enough, but when the energy I put into making them appealing is lacking – it’s even tougher.