One of the greatest things about being a mom is getting to cook for my daughter. She's the reason I get up in the morning, the reason I eat right, and the reason I push on to be a better me. I want the food she eats to be good for her and satisfying and … Continue reading A Reason
Join the Pickle Party! Elect dill! Experts predict a Green Wave!!! Sorry. I really am a dork. I'm not much of a canner. I'm just too impatient. I like quick pickles in jars in the fridge. I pickle just about anything, but I should really share the classics. These good old fashioned dill cucumber pickles … Continue reading Garlicky Dill Pickles
I normally tell you to leave out the peppers if you don't like spicy food. This time is an exception. Put the peppers in, and take a chance on a little pain! It's so worth it! This oven roasted salsa is great on meats, veggies, corn, even for dipping bread or chips. It has a … Continue reading Hot and Spicy Oven Roasted Salsa
It's football season! That means one thing to foodies: FOOTBALL FOOD! Gameday and tailgate food is its own unique cuisine. It's not the most healthy food, but it doesn't have to be a heart attack on a tortilla chip either. These sliders were inspired by my Best Pork Chops You'll Ever Eat, and they've been … Continue reading Gameday Pork Chop Sliders
Made these yummy lamb chops with love tonight! I took my time and marinated them for about three hours, but you don't have to do it for that long to still get a great chop. The secret is to grill them rare to medium rare, and eat them with your fingers. Lamb Loin Chops with … Continue reading Lamb Loin Chops with Asparagus
The people that love you are likely to forgive you for a great many things, but bad coffee is not one of them. There are rules about coffee now. We have professional baristas explaining to us which coffee goes with which food and on what day, even! You can put lemon in your espresso, but … Continue reading Coffee Talk
How do you save overripe strawberries? You freeze them into mini-popsicles, and eat them whenever you want! You know how I am about strawberries, so of course I experimented. Fortunately, the best-tasting version of these is also the lowest in calories. Just 14 calories per pop! Low-Calorie Strawberry Pops Ingredients: 2 Cups of Strawberries 1 … Continue reading Low Calorie Strawberry Pops!