Back on January 8th we bad a blizzardy weekend. I was snowed in, it was cold, windy and we had a lot of snow. But all in all it was not too much to complain about because we had been having a mild winter and not too much snow to speak of. I was hoping…… Continue reading Snow Days
Like most people, I love the weekends. I love sleeping in (just a little!) and having relaxing days when I can. Even on days where I have a lot of plans or errands to run, I always try to find an hour to relax in the morning. One of the things I do to relax…… Continue reading Weekend Breakfasts
Recently I have felt like I’ve hit a wall. I needed to mix up my meals a little bit more than normal. I was not sure if I could have another piece of chicken for dinner again. This weekend I was happy that we prepared steak for dinner on Saturday. On Sunday we had another…… Continue reading Pulled Pork and Slaw
Sometimes you make a dinner and you realize that it is just as good as almost anything you could order in a restaurant. This happens at our house a lot. I love making dinners that are fresh, flavorful and SC often says “Why would we go out to dinner when we can make something just…… Continue reading How to cook a steak!
I find that I am often thinking that I am making dinner in a pinch. It probably is not the case as much as I think it is. Often if I am in the kitchen I have everything I need and I am making dinner – I am usually all in. But this past Sunday…… Continue reading Dinner in a Pinch
This past week went by so quickly. I was so busy at work and at home! In the blink of an eye I was waking up on Friday morning and heading to work… The only thing that kept the week on track was the fact that I took time on Monday to meal plan -…… Continue reading Whirlwind Week
I don’t know about you, but since just before Thanksgiving I have been running around enjoying the holiday season. For me that means cooking, eating out, trying to see as many friends as possible and being very busy. All in all I had Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Years and finally my birthday celebrations all within…… Continue reading Weeknight Chicken Curry
I am not sure I can fully express how much I love the food associated with autumn. I love comfort food, I love butternut squash, chilis, pasta and I can’t even get started on Thanksgiving in general! I have re-discovered a long lost favorite recipe this fall, which made everyone in my house very excited.I…… Continue reading Sausage, Spinach & Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash
Hi Blog Readers, I have definitely been away from the blog for a long time. A lot has happened – but I’m happy to be back cooking and writing about food!In the past few months all of my energy went into planning my wedding, and now I am slowly getting back to normal – just…… Continue reading Back in the Kitchen!
I really need to make new dinners more often. Tonight’s dinner was really new and exciting to me! I made a chicken and chickpea curry. Before I started working on the curry, I grabbed my rice cooker from it’s trusty hiding spot and started on my basmati rice. I love that I can just start…… Continue reading A New Dinner