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My Granddaddy

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I lost my granddaddy yesterday. Even at 91 years old, and having lived an extremely charmed and fulfilling life, there’s still something that aches. Grandparents aren’t supposed to die. Sadly, it was a long time coming, with a failing this and an ailing that. But it was the unexpected diagnosis of pancreatic cancer that took […]

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Chicken Quesadillas with a Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

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Hi, my name is Bev and I’m a disclaimer queen. So before we go any further, I gotsta ‘splain something. Did you know that babies cry when they’re hungry? They do. They cry when they’re hungry. They cry very, very loud when they’re hungry. Sounds like Hurricane Infant. Ya know, a simple, “Mother Dear, fairest […]

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Simple Beef Street Tacos

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Takin’ it to the streets! I . . . don’t know what that means. BUT, after finding out I passed my (SECOND stab-o-tron) glucose test, and passing another test that shows I don’t need to be on bed rest (at least at this point), aaaand watching my dawg frolic and play like a normal little […]

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Poutine Pizza {Tablespoon Tuesdays}

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Oh as if you didn’t see this coming. Sure, anyone can poutine some hotdogs. That’s easy. But have you ever thought of poutining a pizza pie? Because thiiiiis is a whole new ballgame. Actually not really. Anyone can do this too, so just ignore me. But don’t! It’s an absurd monstrosity, yes. Pizza dough, french […]

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Greek Turkey Burgers {Tablespoon Tuesdays}

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It’s okay to wear burger after Labor Day, right? How was your long weekend? Did you do anything laborious? Or was it more like Non-Labor Day weekend? I’m hoping my true labor day comes in mid-January. I don’t think I ever told you my due date, have I? Technically, it’s January 26th, but with twins, […]

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Bacon Flag Pizza {Tablespoon Tuesdays}

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“Oh, PFLAG. I’m beginning to like the sound of that.” Name that movie. Every time I look at this pizza I think of that quote. And of course it’s then followed by the utter embarrassment of what I’ve actually done here. I mean WHUT is this? I’ll tell you what it is, cheelah face. It’s […]

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Park Day with Ze Freeeenz

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This is a post about going to the park with my friends because I can’t seem to cook jack lately. Park days are good. You play games, sip wine, gossip with girlfriends, flip through magazines, lose track of time and pee in the trees. I didn’t say *I* pee in the trees. I said you. […]

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The Bev Cooks Video! It’s here!

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I don’t even have words. Oh wait, yes I do, but they’d sound more along the lines of firecrackers exploding from my mouth. I am soooooooo so os ososo sso oso excited to show you this blog promotional video! You don’t even know. Oh wait, yes you do because I haven’t stopped blabbing about it […]

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Valentine’s Day Roundup!

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Happy Almost Valentine’s Day! Or as I like to call it, Balemtime’s Bay. It’s . . . endearing? I thought today we’d take a lil’ stroll together through some old romanticalized posts, hand in hand, to get our hearts and souls in gear for what tomorrow brings. Oh you don’t want to do this hand […]

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Creamy Curried Cauliflower

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So, over the weekend Aaron and I hosted a leetle dinner party at our hizzy. We had our best pals over for Vietnamese nibbles, grapefruit sorbet and loads of red wine. But not in that order. The wine was first. And all during. And definitely some more at the end. Anyway, we were finally able […]

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