Pomegranate MOLASSES?!?!

I have been seeing like a million people mention Pomegranate Molasses over the last year. Bon Appetit has a recipe, Anne Burrell has a recipe, seriously – I keep seeing it referenced everywhere. So last week, after the kids had their … Continue reading

You call them LEFTOVERS, I call them RECIPE SHORTCUTS.

Sweet Potato and Chicken Shepherd’s Pie + Lentils like Baked Beans Continue reading

What am I gonna do with Leftover Chicken Thighs??

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

Matza-Chicken Turnovers

  Today for dinner I decided to make some chicken wrapped in matza, dipped in egg and then fried. I served this with sautéed Mushrooms and Spinach (my old standby). In theory, what you’re supposed to do is ‘moisten’ the … Continue reading

Chicken-Mushroomy-Spinachy-Joy

Know what sucks? Yesterday the babies decided they were done with two naps. *sigh* I mean, I knew it was gonna happen at some point… but so SOON?? I was really starting to get the hang of the two-naps/day deal. Now … Continue reading

Doing my HAPPY DANCE!

WOO HOO! It worked! It worked! IT WORKED! I took a whack at making Chicken Pad Thai again – this time using real ingredients instead of a bottled sauce – and it was WORTH IT! Woo Hoo! Last time I thought … Continue reading

I only used 2 breasts

For dinner tonight I made Ina Garten’s Chicken with Wild Mushrooms… but with button mushrooms, not wild. No. I don’t count that as a real substitution. Nuh uh. Wait – does it count as a substitution if you didn’t use … Continue reading

I burned the Pancakes

C was working overnight last night, so I tried to take over the pancake-making this morning. I was only partially successful. We had to throw out the chocolate chip ones…they were too burnt to eat, though E valiantly tried (No. I didn’t … Continue reading