Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole


I blame America’s Funniest Home Videos. It’s quite the hazardous show if I have any say in this. You see, I made a boo-boo. And I am a little grossed out that I just typed “boo-boo” and evenly amazed that I’m not backspacing over it. Anyway, I was on a MISSION. A MEAL PLANNING MISSION. […]

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Free-Form Vegetarian Lasagna


I love it when food has attitude. Like this. This lasagna is practically standing in a big open field with braids and flowers in its hair and a huge sign, “Whatever, I’m free-form. Wanna make something of it? And by the way, I just burned my bra.”   It’s lasagna without much willy nilly. There’s […]

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Watermelon Spritzers with Lemon and Honey


I know. Just laugh it out now and you’ll feel better. I just figured, if I can’t beat . . . myself, join . . . myself?  Wait, that’s not it. When I figure out how it goes, I’ll get back to you. But guess who was pleasantly surprised with the refreshing beverage of the […]

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Pan-Seared Salmon For One


I don’t WANT to annoy the living tar out of you. I don’t. So let me just get this teeny tiny thing out of the way real quick before we begin, cool? Just bear with me. …..sweet Lordy Lou almighty beans of the earth he diddly done won it. Not that this was a shocker, […]

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Spicy Barbacoa Soft Tacos


Chipotle has ruined my life. It has ruined it so good because it is pretty much all I live for. I said PRETTY MUCH. The other day I’d spent an excruciating afternoon trying on new clothes so that I don’t look like an orphan at BlogHer Food in a couple of weeks. I gave the […]

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Creamy Smoked Paprika Linguine


It’s hard to see with the naked eye, but there are actually winged baby cherubs flying around in this pasta. They flit. They float. They fleetly flee they fly. (name that movie) YOU GUYS. We need to talk about something. A few things. I’m nervous to tell you because if I vocalize it through my […]

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