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Cocoa + Rye Bread Crumb Brownies

Cocoa + Rye Bread Crumb Brownies

You read it right – bread crumb brownies. Ever heard of such a thing?? Well, as weird as these brownies my sound – they actually make perfect sense. Not only are they sensible — they’re CRAZY tasty.

Super Simple ((One Pan)) Oven Roasted Whole Chicken + Rice

Super Simple ((One Pan)) Oven Roasted Whole Chicken + Rice

Moist, flavorful chicken, perfectly steamed rice AND even some actual veggies tucked in for good measure. Even better than a simple, delicious dinner?? No complaints – no whining, just smiles and slurps. VICTORY.

Smashed Irish Potatoes

Smashed Irish Potatoes

Where on earth have I been?! It’s been too long! Between the upstairs construction project (which I’ll tell you about soon) + life with 3 1/2 teenagers + and my Food for a Year Shop it’s been a busy few months.

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Kid’s Cooking Classes Schedule (March-April 2019)

Kid’s Cooking Classes Schedule (March-April 2019)

After taking the month of February off – March-April 2019  is up! All classes include hands-on instruction, taste-testing, basic skills (including proper food handling, hygiene, substitution, doubling/halving etc) and how to make the recipe your own. All classes are held in Norman — on WEDNESDAYS,…

Winter 2018-2019 Kid’s Cooking Classes Session 2

Winter 2018-2019 Kid’s Cooking Classes Session 2

  Winter 2018-19 Session 2  is up! All classes include hands-on instruction, taste-testing, basic skills (including proper food handling, hygiene, substitution, doubling/halving etc) and how to make the recipe your own. All classes are held in Norman 9:30-11:30 EXCEPT 1/3 + 1/4 which are 10-12. $45…

Turkey Taco Soup — the PERFECT place to put all those leftovers!

Turkey Taco Soup — the PERFECT place to put all those leftovers!

Well, Thanksgiving 2018 is in the books — can yo believe it?! I’ve been rather quiet on my blog while giving attention to running my growing small business. Continue reading Turkey Taco Soup — the PERFECT place to put all those leftovers!

Winter 2018 Cooking Class Schedule – Session 1

Winter 2018 Cooking Class Schedule – Session 1

Winter 2018 Session 1 is open for sign-up! Classes are ::

Fall 2018 Kid’s Cooking Classes (session 2)

Fall 2018 Kid’s Cooking Classes (session 2)

Our second session of Fall cooking classes are on the calendar!

Feta + Cream Cheese Dip w/ Red Onion (Lopez Island Dip)

Feta + Cream Cheese Dip w/ Red Onion (Lopez Island Dip)

Well, if you’ve been following me on Insta, then you know I was recently on the San Juan Islands in the PNW. We’ve been visiting these islands for several years and every year I try to see something new. This summer, we hiked several new trails  ((which helped me accumulate a total of 90 miles hiked while on vacay — yippee!!)) and we explored a nearby island — Lopez. Continue reading Feta + Cream Cheese Dip w/ Red Onion (Lopez Island Dip)

Fall 2018 Cooking Class Schedule

Fall 2018 Cooking Class Schedule

Here’s my fall cooking class schedule for homeschoolers!

Oven-Roasted Honey BBQ Chicken Wings

Oven-Roasted Honey BBQ Chicken Wings

  Oven-Roasted wings are easily one of the herd’s all-time favorite foods. I’ve made over a dozen different wing recipes over the years but their most requested is Honey BBQ Wings. I love making oven-roasted wings because they are so easy and even easier to…

Giant Breakfast Cookies

Giant Breakfast Cookies

Whew – we’ve hit the dogs days of summer here in Oklahoma. With “low” 100’s in the forecast, 2-a-day football practices filling our weeks and the official 2018-19 school supply lists taped to the fridge – ‘dog days’ seems to hit the nail on the head. Continue reading Giant Breakfast Cookies