I’d been having one of those cravings lately that are all encompassing and border on obsessive. This time, all I could think about was French onion soup and its cheesy, rich goodness… so satisfying on a cold, dreary day. Advertisements
We just got back from a family vacation on the West coast. The vacation itself was fabulous; the kids were great and it was nice to spend time together as a family. But damn, by the third day, I was already so fucking tired of eating bar food. More fries? More flatbread pizzas? More grilled […]
As much as I try, I just can’t seem to cook quinoa properly. I’ve tried various methods but it always ends up badly. Instead of individual fluffy grains, I get a big gloppy mess. Too much water? Overcooked? Who knows. Even when I follow a recipe to the letter, it’s a disaster. This past weekend […]
Every weekend, I have a ritual. I sit down with a scrap of paper and a pen, and plan a week’s worth of dinners. My husband HATES this part of the weekend, mostly because: 1. He thinks it’s completely insane to plan Thursday’s dinner on a Saturday or Sunday. (If he had his way, he’d […]
Kids picked a shitload of apples at the orchard the other day. 4 thick-cut bone-in pork chops 1 large onion, sliced 4 to 5 apples, cut in chunks (I left the skin on but it certainly works if you peel them) 1 cup white wine 1 cup/box apple juice (I’m a mom. I measure juice […]
This post is about pulled pork barbeque. If you thought it was about something else, I’m sorry to disappoint.
After our week of eating light and healthy, my husband and I both agreed we were still desperate for a cheeseburger. However, both of us lost 3 or so pounds, which I guess was a positive thing. We also agreed to continue on, believe it or not. But I had to swear we’d add some […]