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“Buongiorno” Chicken Tacos

“Buongiorno” Chicken Tacos

Tuesday’s are an especially busy day in our home. If I haven’t made a dinner plan by 8 a.m., there most likely will be no dinner that night. Do you have days in your week like that?

Resident Egg-spurt

Resident Egg-spurt

 Let me tell you about one of my VERY most favorite things: diamonds eggs.

‘Tis the reason NOT to season

‘Tis the reason NOT to season

I recently wrote about the advantages and simplicity of bulk browning here. But, what I didn’t discuss is exactly how to brown the meat. I would imagine there are two “browning camps”. (more…)

Brown is the new cherry lifesaver

Brown is the new cherry lifesaver

  I just love cherry lifesavers. There is a reason these candies are called lifesavers – they give you that little boost when everything around is strained or your your mouth is dry, or you are about to fall asleep while driving, or the kiddos […]

“Under Pressure”

“Under Pressure”

Over the last week, I have been hearing from all of my Instagram and Facebook friends regarding a very important topic: plug-in kitchen appliances. I recently asked, “What countertop kitchen appliance do you use the most?”. The answers ranged from coffee makers to blenders and […]

One small recipe for mankind, one GiANT recipe for me.

One small recipe for mankind, one GiANT recipe for me.

This is the recipe that started it all for me — Click HERE to view. (more…)

Spicy Teriyaki Tacos

Spicy Teriyaki Tacos

I am a huge fan of teriyaki! I can’t imagine a veggie or protein that would not “sing” after taking a bath in a glorious, sweet and salty teriyaki marinade.

And the winner is….Sumo Dark Chocolate NomNoms

And the winner is….Sumo Dark Chocolate NomNoms

 I have been loving the Sumo season.

It’s Sumo-st wonderful time of the year!

It’s Sumo-st wonderful time of the year!

Yes, I have checked the calendar – It’s March, not December…but, it is still “Sumo-st wonderful time of the year”! (more…)

Loaded Cheeseburger Potato ((and carrot)) Soup

Loaded Cheeseburger Potato ((and carrot)) Soup

The first dinner to be served to a kiddo with a mouth full of new hardware needs to be yummy & soft. So guess what I came up with?? Cheeseburger Potato Soup! Now, this may sound strange – but, when I think of cheesy potato soup, […]

When the moon hits your eye…

When the moon hits your eye…

…it means you are starting dinner too late and speed cooking a big pizza pie – that’s amoreĀ“. It’s also amoreĀ“ because it’s quick and simple and under 10 ingredients!! Oh and it’s a healthy ninja recipe too!! 

Speed Cooking 101

Speed Cooking 101

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Well, I never had to speed date — I am so glad I dodged that bullet. I would imagine it would be crazy, stressful & noisy ((kind of like the night I snapped the above picture –when the herd decided to launch a sneak attack on David)). Well, that is what it feels like around my house at 5 o’clock in the evening and at 12:00 pm … and 9 am and 1:12 pm. It’s a hard time of day – made harder when the herd is starving and I have no dinner ideas. Speed cooking is the only way to survive. (more…)


 
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