Creamy Skillet Chicken and Mushrooms

Creamy Skillet Chicken and Mushrooms / Bev Cooks

Luscious alert! You’ve been warned. It’s still chilly, so let’s make something classic and warm and homey before we can’t anymore. Not that we’ll not be able to make this in June. We may not want to, is all I’m saying. You may want to. Don’t let me stop you! I’m just meaning that this […]

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Friday Flotsam

plant and white room / bev cooks

Frrrrrrrrrrrrrr y a d i r f! Why is it that anytime and every time someone and everyone points to their tooth and says, “You have something..” we go for the wrong tooth. And that person, without fail, says, “Other side.” EVERY TIME. What is it about humans that cannot get this right? “Wrong side. […]

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Mediterranean Bean Salad

Mediterranean Bean Salad / Bev Cooks

Let’s eat some beans! (my eight year olds would insert a toot emoji, if there was such a thing.) Spring is in ten days. Not that we’d even know it with the five-to-seven inches of snow falling outside my window at this very moment. But let’s say it together just to feel something inside our […]

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Pappardelle with a Simple Tomato Sauce

Pappardelle Pasta with a Simple Tomato Sauce / Bev Cooks

This is it. This is the dinner that’s going to send you straight into orbit. We can even hold hands if you wa- no? Okay. I posted a photo of this recipe in Stories a while back, and a whole slew of you with foaming, unhinged jaws and psycho eyes came at me immediately. Simmer […]

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Friday Flotsam

cool space / bev cooks

FRRRRRRrrrrrrrrrrrrRRRRRRRRrrrrrrrr. I have a sourdough starter! My friend Anna gave me a sourdough starter. And now I get WHAT the heck it is. It’s a bubble sludge. A pre-dough bubble sludge. Not quite dough, not quite loogie. Somewhere in between. And today I have to “feed” it, you guys. I think I might just give […]

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Snack Time Sushi

Snack Time Sushi / Bev Cooks

OKAY, these are a complete blast so I’m going to need your full attention. Ready, Freddy? (jk) Snack sushi rolls! This is not actual sushi with raw fish. (Which I love and have posted before), but these are the ultimate kid-friendly sushi rolls. Snack time. Anytime. Now time. I’ll show you three versions in this […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Swept Patios and Shaken Rugs

Monthly Mixtape: Swept Patios and Shaken Rugs / Bev Cooks

March! That window is gonna be open today, babe. March is a b, though. Just when we get excited about bulbs peeking through the frigid ground, or the grass clicking (clicking?) one teeny shade greener than it was last week, or fuzzy little buds on the ends of tree limbs just begging to plump, it’ll […]

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Friday Flotsam

bird in a window / bev cooks

Fridaaaaaayyyyaaaaaah! (<–see I can keep it mild.) Can we just talk about the bedpan situation around the grandparents’ bed in Willy Wonka real quick? I know it’s been at the top of your to-dissect list. First of all, four elderly grandparents. In a full-size bed. Together. CONSTANTLY. And apparently none of them can walk? At […]

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Herring Po’ Boy

Herring Po' Boy / Bev Cooks

Finally, a tinned fish recipe! You had to see this coming. Listen, I may be one of a few on this island of tinned fish lovers, but if I convince even ONE of you out there to try this is some form, my job is done. Retiring. Cawlin’ eet. jay kay. But really, if you’ve […]

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