Monday, February 13, 2012
Despite the many warnings from my mom as a kid, these days I love
getting to “play with my food” around holidays. With Valentine’s Day
right around the corner, I thought it best to share some fun and simple
ways for you to incorporate a little heart-y love...
Friday, February 10, 2012
When it comes to doing creative things in the kitchen to celebrate
holidays, I try to keep things simple. I like to do something fun with
common ingredients that doesn’t require too much brain power or time
getting ready – especially for breakfast...
Friday, February 03, 2012
...At the end of a long and busy day at the “mom-ffice” and the
“blog-ffice,” it seems like it would be less energy just to start a pot
of chili or soup. But even that gets old after a month. So let’s change things up a bit. Let’s change the scenery...
Several months ago, I accidentally took a dish towel to the table. It was a revolutionary moment in my career as a “mom chef.” Because
I had the towel at the table, I didn’t have to get up again to grab one
when someone spilled their milk, or smeared their peas all over the
table (20 month old!)...
...now that I pay closer attention to the pennies I spend at the grocery
store, eating seasonally and making the most of the best priced
vegetables is at the top of my grocery budget priority list. And that
means winter vegetables are a staple in our house these days...
There’s just something about tortellini...They cost a
little more than other kinds of pasta noodles, but it is well worth the
splurge every now and again. Your overall meal cost won’t be terribly
high when you pair it with inexpensive ingredients. Here’s a soup recipe
with this amazing pasta...