The following content is sponsored by AeroGarden in partnership with Kitchen PLAY: I am the daughter of a farmer. Well, a farmer who decided to go to college and become a teacher. Instead of growing hundreds of acres of corn and soy beans in South Eastern Minnesota, my dad planted a quarter acre of sweet […]
When I was growing up, Thanksgiving suppers were pretty much the same every year. The meal included the following: Roast Turkey Canned Gravy Smashed Potatoes (I never knew whipped potatoes; ours always had lumps; I thought that was normal) Mrs. Cubbison’s Stuffing Escalloped Corn Cold Dilled Green Beans Baked Beans Dinner Rolls Pretzel Berry […]
Cooking a turkey is something that has become what of a sacred act for Americans every November. One might never cook a turkey any other time of the year, but come what may, turkey must be served on Thanksgiving Day. Cooking Methods How to Cook a Turkey – Is it your first time cooking a […]
If you don’t want the hassle of cooking a whole turkey, opt for a smaller portion by roasting a turkey breast half instead. It used to be that every year I would buy a whole frozen turkey, let it take up valuable refrigerator space for the week before Thanksgiving, and then frustrate myself to no […]
Disclosure: This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Chihuahua Chili As I type, my slow cooker, the one that I bought in 1995 (or was it 1998?) is simmering away at a Black Bean & Vegetable […]
It’s August. Who wants to heat up the oven when it feels like an oven outside? Not me. So, that means dinner can be no-cook, slowcooked, grilled, paninied or cooked on the stove top. Over the coming weeks I’ll be sharing recipes to help you stand the heat and still be in the kitchen — […]
Summer’s hot. You’re bothered. Chill out with a cool drink. Need inspiration? Try one of these: Apple Cider Floats Sorbet Punch Coconut Mango Banana Smoothie Lime Mint Cooler The Best Lemonade Ever What’s YOUR favorite summer drink?
Welcome guests with some goodies! These snacks are quick, easy, and just a little bit elegant. Last week I had the opportunity of welcoming two very favorite people into my home. My littles and I headed down to the airport to pick up Stephanie and Amy. On the way home we stopped at the French […]
Asparagus is a spring vegetable. It should have the pricing to match right about now. It is spring, after all. I just bought some last week at Sprouts for 88 cents/pound. Proof positive. What a good cheap eat! Head on over to Life as MOM for the recipe to this easy and flavorful Asparagus Soup.
Ham and eggs are a natural pair, especially in a sandwich-style salad featuring green garlic, spicy brown mustard, and crunchy celery. Ours is a house where hard cooked eggs disappear in the blink of an eye. Ours is also the house where we only dye a dozen or so at Easter, if we even get […]