It only LOOKS nasty…

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7 year old approved!

Dinner tonight was actually made yesterday. Love meals like that. Especially after spending most of my day running around taking toddlers in and then out of strollers and shopping carts while standing in one line after another. Yesterday I made beef … Continue reading

Why can’t I figure out how to make this work??

My WONDERFUL mother told me that even though my site *rocks* my photos are a little…lacking. I told her that the problem is that I take all the photos with my iPhone – and there are a lot of limitations … Continue reading

*cough cough*

I’m coughing my brains out.  I told C this morning that maybe I can count this as exercise?  I’m feelin’ the Abs of STEEEEEEEL! *cough cough* I went grocery shopping today, so for dinner tonight I wanted to use up … Continue reading

Garlic Pasta with Crunchy Beans and Homegrown Tomatoes and a Fab Bean Dip

I was hungry and C was still napping so I decided to make a Bean Dip. Easy Peasy. 2 Cans of beans + stuff = dip.  Yup.  It’s almost that easy. J would stop asking for more and started crying … Continue reading

Bean and Cheese Quesadillas for Lunchtime Joy

Bean and Cheese Quesadllias for Lunch? Easy toddler food? Happy husband food? *Clapping* I start by cutting up a medium sized onion, sautéing it in some olive oil, adding some cumin and oregano (about 1/4 t each), mixing in a … Continue reading

*sigh* I tried to make Pad Thai.

Two days ago I attempted Pad Thai. I overcooked the noodles, used too much sauce and – in an attempt to appease my non-Bok-Choy-loving husband – I roasted the Bok Choy.  I roasted it because roasting transforms vegetables from mundane … Continue reading

Tonight: Glazed Meatloaf and Accordion Potatoes with Chives and Sage Butter; Last Night: Using the Garlic Confit

LAST NIGHT: I hurt my knee so C took over dinner responsibilities last night. He made a box of rigatoni.  While it was cooking he scooped out a few cloves of the sweet garlic from the confit’d jar, and added … Continue reading