If you scream OH NO! at least twice during dinner prep…

Served with sides of roasted chickpeas and onions/spinach/mushrooms sautéed with a little olive oil.

If you scream OH NO! (or words to that affect) at least TWICE during your meal prep than maaaaaaybe you should rethink using that recipe. Dear New York Times Recipes: I SHAKE MY FIST AT YOU. The _second_ time I needed … Continue reading

I wanna join a CSF (like a CSA but for FISH!)

I 'borrowed' the photo that came with the recipe.

The twins love salmon. I mean, like, order them each an adult sized portion of fish for dinner because they’ll eat it all. I try to incorporate fish into the weekly menu at least once, hopefully twice. I like buying … Continue reading

How I got my 2 year old to eat 3 helpings of fish

*clapping*

I poached it in oil. To be honest, these two will eat fish in almost any format. Fried, baked, grilled – just not tuna salad. *shrugging shoulders*   Last months issue of Bon Appétit had a recipe for an Oil-Poached … Continue reading

Backyard Tomato + Puff Pastry = HAPPY HAPPY

You may applaud now.

So I couldn’t decide what to make for dinner tonight. Eggplant Rollatini with Pesto Ricotta? Simple Veggie Sushi? Leftover BBQ Chicken?   And then I got an email from The Kitchn.com: Three Cheese Tomato Tart. Wha-WHAT? That SERIOUSLY looks easy enough that … Continue reading

Nigella+Me=Disappointed.

Not as yummy as I'd hoped/dreamed this could be.
*sigh*

Seriously, I SUCK at following recipes. They’re like…I dunno, a black of excellence. Give me suggestions and ingredients – I’ll make you something amazing. Give me exact instructions – I tend to fail. I have NO IDEA why this happens. … Continue reading

What am I gonna do with Leftover Chicken Thighs??

Sexy interior shot

That’s what I asked my best friend Google this morning. Did you know there are ENTIRE WEBSITES dedicated to this topic?? Like THIS one, and THIS one, and THIS – THAT – and – THE OTHER one…. crazypants. I was overwhelmed by the options. Seriously overwhelmed. … Continue reading