When I mention eating healthier around the house, it's assumed that I am taking all the crappy food out of the house and throwing it away. That is not the case. But I do try to replace a few items with a healthier alternative. I enjoy muffins in the morning for breakfast or as a … Continue reading Sunday Funday! Healthy Muffins.
Current Situation: Cold. Lazy. Hungry. I hate when I don't have something planned for dinner and the scramble begins as I search for something other than mac & cheese. I came across The mom maven, and her recipe for Ranch Pork Chops in the Crock Pot. I love my slow cooker. Its the greatest thing ever. … Continue reading Friday Eve: Ranch Pork Chops
After years of receiving Better Homes & Gardens I had a long list of recipes, tips and ideas to try. I started with this Lemon Butter Chicken, but I added garlic into the mix and didn't bother with flour and pounding. Too much work. It's easy to make & yummy to eat. Lemons remind me of … Continue reading Wildcard Wednesday: Lemon Butter Garlic Chicken.
Chicken Pot Pies were something we had when I was a child and we didn't plan a dinner. A comfort meal thats hearty, homey, and fills up the tummy is what I associated them with. I would scrape the insides out, eat the veggies first then the chicken and finally the crust. I simply destroyed the meal. … Continue reading Tasty Tuesday: Chicken Pot Pie Bake
I had been watching Giada on the Food Network and she made farro with cheese. I would have NEVER tried this recipe if I had not watched her make it. I had never tried farro, saw it in the store, or even heard of it. I would have assumed it was along the line something like … Continue reading Manic Monday: Giada’s Farro.
Part 2 of this rings & things. Also based on a recipe from Pillsbury but changed a bit, is a Buffalo Chicken Crescent Ring. It's a fast and easy way to get supper on the table. Plus its spicy and delicious. You'll need two cans of crescent rolls. I cheated and grabbed a can of Chick … Continue reading Sunday Special: Buffalo Ring.
Hi stranger. Long time no chat. Lets jump back into some grub & stuff. Today's special is a double feature. Crescent rolls are so easy to incorporate into a meal. Its a side, its a main dish, you can stuff it, flatten it, roll it up. The buttery taste and fluffy texture really hits home. … Continue reading Sunday Special. Rings & Things.
Daria Song has a gift of making beautiful artwork. Her drawings are incredible, and I cannot get enough of her coloring books. The most recent one I have gotten is The Night Voyage. The book tells the story of a girl who travels on a train full of toys, and helps a man deliver them around … Continue reading Voyage into the Night.
No I will admit it, I am no size 2, or 4, or 6. But if i can eat something that looks good, taste good, and is easy as heck to cook, I am going to do just that, when is healthy is a great bonus. There are many meals that I have made that … Continue reading Skinny? Not so much. Delicious? Of Course!
I couldn't put down this cookbook. "To build the living room before the kitchen of the house would be ruin." - Count of Neufchateau French Country Cooking by Mimi Thorisoon is fantastic. Its a thick, and by thick I mean I almost lost a limb when I picked it up. It's 336 pages of photos, … Continue reading When In France.