How do you make a salad better?

How do you make a salad better? You sauté a bunch of mushrooms together with some onions and casually sprinkle them atop the pile of greens! That and some crispy breadcrumbs. Last night I ROCKED the salad bowl, if I … Continue reading

Somethings are just easier to buy…

Like Tortilla Chips. Yeah yeah. I CrazyPants. I know this. You probably do to (don’t answer that). I’m the girl who buys tortillas and makes her own tortilla chips outta them. I think they taste better than those bagged kinds. … Continue reading

Knish Knasserole

Growing up, every gathering seemed to have a Blintz Soufflé on the table. I don’t know if this was something popular just in the Midwest, just in Jewish households, or simply it was something my mother liked to do. Did … Continue reading

No Ham Croque Madame

My sister the Chef and her kids have been staying with us for the past few days. Last night we decided to make Pasta and Meatballs for dinner – and then E suggested we make RAINBOW pasta! After a quick … Continue reading

…When will I learn??

So C & I were relaxing after Thanksgiving Dinner and he asked me, “So? What do you think worked and what did you think didn’t this year?” Good questions. We differed on a couple of things and we BOTH agreed that … Continue reading

Fried Goodness and a Make Ahead Casserole

So – like everyone else this week – I’ve been prepping for Thanksgiving, trying to make as many things ahead of time as possible. And *shock horror* I’ve started thinking ahead to the Holidays too. So far, I’ve got the … Continue reading

I’m a GENIUS!

I have been running through titles for this post. First up was : I am soooooooo cheap! #2: This is a Kabocha Squash. #3: I only cried once while making tonight’s dinner. I like the ‘I’m a GENIUS!’ because it … Continue reading

‘Peelin’ the Pomegranate’ is definitely NOT a euphemism.

Nope. ‘Peelin’ the Pomegranate’ is definitely NOT a euphemism. Wish it was…but alas, it’s not. Back story: My husband brought home a pomegranate like…I dunno…a week ago? Three? He has fond memories of enjoying them as a child. I only think … Continue reading