Cinco De Taco!

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I think it’s safe to say this holiday was made for me. Never mind that I’m American or the history itself of Cinco de Mayo. But hello, TACOS. It’s the one day of the year that you can eat 37 tacos and not be considered a freak. I just started my day with a breakfast […]

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Seared Salmon With Corn, Mushrooms and Greens

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I was going to cook last night. Really, I was. But then this happened: A local patio needed to be visited, the sun needed something to soak into, gossip needed to ensue, memories needed to be made, yadda yadda. Chicken soup for the soul, but with wine and pizza instead. So here we are, 24 […]

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Rigatoni with Sausage, Tomatoes and Cream

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Just shy of a month, hubs and I are going on vacation. V.A.C.A.T.I.O.N. And not just any vacation, we’re meeting our family for a week at a beach house. In Florida. On the beach. By the ocean. On the sand. By the water. In Florida. I’m a smidge giddy. So, I have roughly 4 weeks […]

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Chicken and Vegetable Fried Rice

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Aaron wanted to cook tonight. Let me repeat that, AARON WANTED TO COOK. I gasped, teared up, and started doing the electric slide in my living room when he delivered the news. He’s a TERRIFIC cook. He really is. He just never gets the chance to perform in the kitchen since, A) he’s either too […]

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The Ultimate Family Challenge Contest Kitchen Throwdown Expedition Series

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A substantial amount of fun was had over the last 48 hours. My sister-in-law Carolyn was in town visiting. When we’re together things get dangerous. Things get crazy. Things get silly. Things get fun. After a successful morel mushroom find at the farmer’s market, a lazy afternoon eating subs in the park, and the viewing […]

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Spring just got really good.

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Spring just got really good.

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The Royal Breakfast

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What would have been overheard in our living room at 5am this morning, from Aaron’s face. “I still can’t get over the fact that she was a stripper before this.” “Wow, and to think she has two kids already.” “You know Prince William had to beg her to stay away from the scones, and she […]

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Pea and Potato Curry

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A morning walk with a girlfriend and our dogs – check. A may-jah patio and garden clean up – check. The back yard mowed and edged – check. Old Natalie Merchant blasting on our patio speakers – check. 296 accidental screams due to thinking a wasp was on me – check. The rest of my […]

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I can’t believe I’m this excited to wake up before 5am and open a can of baked beans.

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I can’t believe I’m this excited to wake up before 5am and open a can of baked beans.

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Chicken Sausages Over Parmesan Polenta

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Okay, I have a question to ask you. And I need you to be completely honest with me, no matter how painful this might be. I have to admit that I’m more than a little bit worried about the answer. But you must know I can take it. I really am a strong, stable person […]

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