How I Met Your Father

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Kids, I’m going to go ahead and just get this first photo out of the way, so that by the end of this post your stomach muscles will have kicked the lid off the tickle box and burned it down. As the date above shows, this was the year 2000. (said like Conan) But it […]

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Curried Chicken and Lentil Pita Pockets

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You’ve gotta pick a (pita) pocket or twoooo. If you get that reference we were meant to be together. Just don’t tell Aaron. Pita pockets! With like, this super light curried chicken salad and lentil mixture. And grapes, and chopped almonds, and lotsa herbies. But you don’t have to say herbies if you don’t want. […]

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Thai Three-Bean Salad

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I’ve been just Thai-ing to show you this. You’re already mad at me. I created this recipe for my in-laws’ huge annual 4th of July pool party in Fayetteville. I was absurdly excited about it, until I set it down on the serving table next to exactly 38426534 other salads. Blast! It was still good […]

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Major Lump Crab Salad

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And I mean may.jer. It would be an injustice to the world if I talked about anything besides the splendor that is this salad. It’s just so majory majorful. You’ve had lump crab before, right? Please tell me you have. I know we’ve gone over this time and time again and you want to throw […]

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Creamy Chicken and Jalapeno Lasagna (The Great Swap Out)

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I’m starting a new series! (I get excited about things.) The series is called, “Remember That One Yummy Dish She Made a Long Time Ago? Well, She Redid It With One Simple Swap Out. And is Using Her iphone To Show You. Because With Her iphone The Photos Will Look Faded, Like a Distant Memory […]

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Slow Cooked Pork over Pappardelle Pasta

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More clean eating! Just kidding. I’ll just call this good-times-giddy-pants eating. Stick-to-ya-ribs eatin’. Ain’t-nothin’-wrong-wid-it eatin’. PASTA. And slow cooked pork! With a bunch of smoked paprika in it. Glory hallelujah. Who rightly cares if it’s July, it’s easy and succulent and PASTA. . . . and slow cooked pork!   You can pick any pasta […]

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Coconut Basil Chicken with Brown Rice

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I now pronounce you, coconut basil sauce and wife. I can’t stop with the sauces. Nor would I ever want to. Nor could I ever want to. Nor should I ever want to. I’m a loner, Dottie. A rebel – geeeetting off track. This sauce is all about the basil. Four cups of it. More […]

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Simple Spicy Shrimp Rolls

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I can’t wait for your new life to begin with these. Thing is, they’re SOEASY. This is the most no-fluff no-huff way to eat some dang shrimp rolls. Next time you want to eat shrimp rolls and think to yourself, “Geez, some shrimp rolls sound so delicious right now but I’m not entirely sure what […]

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Whole Wheat Stromboli with Peppers and Chicken Sausages

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More clean eating! Sort of. I’m gonna go ahead and call fresh mozzarella clean food. Since it’s fresh. So fresh and so clean, clean. We’re going with it. One more recipe before we head to Fedville, AR today for the long holiday weekend! For the record, I don’t actually talk like that. I don’t really […]

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Mediterranean Lentil Salad

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Bonjouuuuur mon amiiii, merci pour toi, fermer la porrrrrrte. I’m obviously awesome at French. I took four years in school. I was even the teacher’s aid one year. FERMER LA JEALOUSYYY. So it’s a big holiday week and guess what!! We’re eating clean. Is this sacrilegious? Je ne sais pas. I also realize I’m calling […]

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