Things were happening at our house that made me negligent with cooking and posting. For nine weeks during the holidays we cooked out of a plug-in kitchenbecause the heart of our home had a situation. Although we were blessed with a host of small appliances that supported any food heating … Read More
Stir-fries are the perfect solution for a crunchtime dinner. In the time it takes the kids tell you about who did what to whom at school today, you can sear up a fresh, secretly healthy meal that will fill those mouths and render the table peaceful.
But if your stir-fry, like … Read More
What do you do with vegetables that are ready for any exit? You know the ones at the back of your refrigerator whose coloring has turned like fall leaves, they’re less crisp,and your kids would only eat them if blindfolded. A few weeks ago I might have tossed them because … Read More
I was in a marinara sauce rut.Addicted to the ease of cracking open a jar of sauce and tired of tomato stains on my plastic storage bins and utensils, it was time to do something novel with pasta. Inspired by a Food Network magazine suggestion in the corner of a … Read More
Act 2. Because we grilledan extra pork tenderloin the night before, we get to, or should I say the family gets to make a meal that falls somewhere between a chinese hot pot and a Japanese ramen noodle dish. Wait until you see how our cup ‘o vegetables put cup … Read More