Triple Mustard Baked Salmon

Triple Mustard Baked Salmon

There is a saying, “If you want to make God laugh, just tell him your plans.” I am a planner by nature–I love lists, organizing calendars, and being prepared. (Yes, I was a Girl Scout.) I must be making God giggle all the time. Here are some things that didn’t go according to my plans … Continue reading

Pork Meatball Bahn Mi

Pork Meatball Bahn Mi

I don’t know the history behind bahn mi. I’m not an expert on Vietnamese cooking, and I’ve never claimed to be. It seems to be the Vietnamese-French version of a submarine sandwich. This recipe kind of reminds me of a meatball sub, but I don’t think all bahn mi are made with meatballs. I haven’t … Continue reading

Chorizo-Potato Tacos

Chorizo-Potato Tacos

So far my Month of Meals experiment is going well. I am really loving the fact that everything is already planned out. It has made the weekly grocery shopping trip much easier. Instead of scrambling around on a Friday morning trying to figure out what to cook I just look over the plan and write … Continue reading

Month of Meals: March 2015

Month of Meals: March 2015

I have been trying something new for planning my meals at home and I thought I would share it with you here. I used to plan out my dinners on a weekly basis. This worked out fairly well, except that I didn’t always have time once a week to create a good plan. On the … Continue reading

Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup

I grew up in Rochester, NY (where I currently still reside), but I went to Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI for my undergraduate degree. Both of these locations are cold and snowy all winter long. And winter lasts a long, long time too. Snow in April? Yup, it happens. I remember putting on … Continue reading