Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

When I plan out our family’s meals for the week, I tend to focus on the main dishes. I try to make sure we have a variety of proteins (chicken, beef, cheese, etc.) and I usually include one dish from each of my kid-friendly categories. Side dishes are a complete afterthought. Sometimes I don’t even … Continue reading

Fennel & Sausage Rigatoni

Fennel & Sausage Rigatoni

Murphy’s Laws of Parenting:  If you could sleep in (because it is the weekend or school has been cancelled due to impending snowmageddon), the kids will wake up at the crack of dawn. Conversely, if you need them to wake up (time for school! let’s go!), they will choose that day to laze about leaving … Continue reading

Thai Chicken with Green Beans

Thai Chicken with Green Beans

Do people still buy cookbooks? With all the recipes floating around the internet (including on this blog), why would people fork over their hard-earned cash for something they could easily get for free? This whole “free-internet-recipes vs. cookbooks-you-buy” scenario reminded me of the (relatively) recent changes in the music industry. Before things like iTunes or … Continue reading

Pork & Pineapple Burritos

Pork & Pineapple Burritos

I took a hiatus from this blog for awhile. I was overwhelmed with things going on with my family and I felt a little lost. Blogging began to feel like just another chore or item on my “to do” list, and I already have enough of those. So I took a little break. Stepping away … Continue reading

Easy Artichokes

Easy Artichokes

Happy anniversary to me! It has been two years since I started this blog. Most food bloggers celebrate with a cake, but you get artichokes from me. And this might not even count as a “recipe” per se (it’s more of a “how to”) but I promise that it is super simple and very satisfying. … Continue reading