It’s that time of year — the bitter biting air has been exchanged for cool breezes, trees are budding, green grass is peeking through the winter browns, birds seem to be chirping a happier tune: and that means it is camping season! Continue reading
Here’s another super simple recipe that allows you to get dinner on the table when everything around you, your schedule, your list of to-do’s and even your pantry are trying to convince you otherwise. Oh – and these flavors will knock your socks off (thanks to 3 unexpected and a short list of essential seasonings). Continue reading
I promised a series of lighter recipes all intended to help in the efforts of getting back into all of the clothes hanging in my closet. Then I had the idea to teach myself how to make bread. Continue reading
White chicken chili is a favorite in our home but it is usually a meal that’s reserved for the weekend simply because there are several steps to making the “perfect chili”. Each of those steps take more time than I manage to find during the week. Well, they DID take more time until Continue reading
This recipe solves a problem I have been dealing with for years! I am so relieved to have a ((yummy)) solution to this struggle, but based on how very easy the solution is — I can’t believe it took me this long to figure it out.
I am excited to share this surprisingly EASY Copycat Wing recipe with you – just perfect for football season!
Summer – whew. It’s a break for sure, but BOY are we busy! We enjoyed a nice trip to the lake last week and then squeezed in a double portion of busy when we got home. Doctor’s appointments, a slew of summer cooking classes ((check out my upcoming classes HERE and HERE)) and a set of freshly applied braces were just a few of the activities that had us moving at a speedy pace this week. Continue reading
I am torn between 2 names for this recipe, the one listed above and “Busy Momma’s Chicken Marsala”. This recipe really is a blend of both. You see, this Okie girl has received no formal cooking training. Most of my recipes are a mix of what I have on hand and what I think food should taste like. So when I have “an Okie girl’s take” in the title you can be sure I know the food professionals would probably spank me for daring to attempt such refined, classic, international dishes. Continue reading
Every year, on Mother’s Day, hubby & the herd treat me to a home-cooked meal of my choice. I always choose the same thing :: Jalapeño Honey Soy Grilled Chicken. I came across this recipe’s inspiration close to 15 years ago when I was working to shed that dreaded “honeymoon weight”. You know what I mean right?? Continue reading
Over the last few years, I have become less and less interested in putting chicken on our dinner menu. There are a few reasons for this, but they all pretty much center around the word “I”.