Besides making lists, a key element to getting dinner on the table after work is advance prep. Rainy Sundays are perfect because I get to spend the day doing what I love most without the pressure of having to take the kids outside before they kill each other. It might be Lord of the Flies […]
From age three to five, my son didn’t eat red meat. He wouldn’t touch the stuff. Because my kids like to torture me with their complete opposite-edness, my daughter LOVES the stuff. Burgers are her favorite food (she takes after her momma that way).
I made this as a side dish to go with roasted poblano quesadillas for vege week. A mix between a salad and a salsa, this was a great complement. (Also makes a great no-cook side for hot summer days.)
I know, I know… like you need another recipe for what is ultimately a bowl of stuff you need to use up but this grain bowl is tasty! (Grill some chicken ahead of time and this dinner will come together in no time!) For the dressing: 1-inch piece ginger, peeled and grated 3 tablespoons red […]
I grew up on Sapporo Ichiban ramen noodles (original flavor is the only way to go). My mother, having grown up in Japan, used to have packets of the stuff around the house and would make it for me when I got sick (or she just couldn’t deal with cooking). I called it “soupie.” Still do. While […]
Every time I think about making risotto I prep myself for what I imagine to be a long, drawn-out ordeal that ends with me sweating. Then, when I actually brace myself to do it, I realize that it’s not really that big of a deal. (I know, imagine… me! Blowing things out of proportion. UN-possible.) […]
Pork chops are my husband’s favorite food. Every time I ask him what he wants for dinner, he answers “pork chops” to which I usually say “no” and he pouts. I used to say no because it was one of those dinners the kids wouldn’t eat. Not anymore! I almost fell out of my chair […]