What do you do with leftover herbs and stuff? Pesto it.
Cocktail parties are so much more fun than dinner parties… and so much easier to pull off: You don’t have to set a table; you just have to set up places to sit around the house. You don’t have to think about making an entire meal (i.e. protein, starch, vege). Two (French) words: Hors d’oeuvres. […]
One would think that my grocery shopping is a lot easier now that the kid’s eating regular food. Yes… and no. Now I have to plan our meals, then consider if she can eat it and, if not, what I need to put on the list for her. Since she’s in daycare all day, I […]
Veggies are a pain in my ass. I like them, I value them, but getting them on the table some nights just makes preparing dinner that much harder because it’s one more thing you have to do at the end of the day. They can’t really be prepared ahead of time and who wants to […]
Some things I learned when making my own baby food If your approach involves making mush from fresh veggies, you will definitely be slave to the season the kid becomes “food-ready” in. Sweet potatoes and squash (favorites of babies) are all fall/winter vegetables. When was the last time you tried to puree springtime baby greens? […]
When preparing for the week ahead, I find the key is to prep the proteins as much as possible. Once the protein for a meal is taken care of, the rest is just filler.
The key to getting dinner on the table during the week is advance planning.